Seize the Day

Submissions on our theme of Carpe Diem have been flooding in from all over the world.  Today in the Riptide office we have been busy reading, reading and reading some more.  We have made the tiniest dent in the pile! Undaunted, we are asking for still more. The deadline is the end of November so seize … Continue reading Seize the Day

Submissions Wanted – Imagining the Suburbs – Now Closed

NOW CLOSED At Riptide, we are delighted to invite submissions for our tenth issue – this time on the theme of Imagining the Suburbs. We are interested in short fiction, poetry or life writing that evokes the particular experience of suburban life. In keeping with previous issues of Riptide we are particularly interested in submissions that … Continue reading Submissions Wanted – Imagining the Suburbs – Now Closed

Two New Collections

As part of exetreme imagination Riptide is delighted to have published 2 childhood-themed collections – one of short stories and, for the first time, one of poetry. Vol. 8 includes an introduction by Baroness Floella Benjamin OBE and vol. 9 by National Poetry Prize winner Julia Copus. More details about each book which contain writing … Continue reading Two New Collections

Exploring Childhood – stories and poetry workshop

Creative writing workshop – stories and poetry inspired by art and artefacts at RAMM. Date: Saturday July 14th. 10am to 4 pm with a break for lunch. Venue: Meeting Room A, RAMM. Tutors: Ginny Baily and Sally Flint, Riptide Editors. Cost: £25 for the day.  Email editors@riptidejournal.co.uk to book a place. ‘The writer should never … Continue reading Exploring Childhood – stories and poetry workshop

Childhood-themed Stories and Poems

Riptide is now accepting submissions on the theme of childhood for our next two volumes. For the first time we are looking for poetry as well as short stories.  Accepted work will be published in two separate anthologies whose launch will coincide with the Exetreme Imagination Children’s Literature Festival in Exeter in February 2013. Details … Continue reading Childhood-themed Stories and Poems