More information on publication of volume 12 will follow soon.
Childhood Themed Story Competition WINNER 2018:
We are delighted to announce that the winner of our Childhood-themed competition is Dan Brotzel with his story ‘Ella G in a Country Churchyard.’

Dan’s short stories have been shortlisted in a number of competitions over the last few years, including Flash500, Sunderland University/Waterstones, To Hull and Back, Wimbledon BookFest, Fish, Dorset Writers Award and Retreat West. His work has appeared in Cabinet of HeedEllipsis MagazineBending GenresThe Esthetic ApostleSpelkGinger Collect and Fiction Pool… His first collection of short stories, Hotel du Jack, is scheduled for publication in early 2020.

‘Ella G in a Country Churchyard’ will be published in Riptide volume 12.

RIPTIDE Submission Guidelines:
Stories – up to 5000 words
Poems – send up to 5 poems (up to 40 lines per poem)
Deadline – we are now closed for submissions
Email submissions as a word doc to:
Postal Entries: Address your entries to Riptide Editors, Dept of English, Queen’s Drive, University of Exeter, EX4 4QH
* If your story or poem is selected for publication the Riptide Team support and advise new writers through the editing/publishing process. Unfortunately the editors cannot offer feedback on unpublished submissions.