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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… Read more

6 Word Short Story Competition

  Riptide are announcing their annual 6 word short story competition for December 2014 on the theme of ice! Please send your entries to editors@riptidejournal.co.uk, comment on our facebook post or tweet @riptidejournal. Looking forward to seeing all of your entries.    

Ancient Sunlight

  Riptide is currently working on a project with ‘Kaleider’ to produce an inspiring look at what people would do with the last barrel of oil on earth. This autumn, ‘Ancient Sunlight’ aims to run workshops in the community to produce poetry and short stories. The result will be a collection of books, written by… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

Medical Humanities and the Arts: Self-Portrait without Breasts – University of Exeter – November 27

Writers will be especially interested in The College of Humanities and the University’s Arts and Culture Team’s collaborative event which brings together a poet, a photographer, a medical practitioner, a writer and psychologist, a cultural historian and a literary critic to explore the issue of preventative medicine, cancer and our perceptions about the body.  Host for… Read more