4 Irish publications which want your fiction

From James Joyce to Maeve Binchy, Ireland has produced some fine fiction authors over the years.

Have you written anything which could be a good fit for these publications?

Have you written anything which could be a good fit for these publications?

If you feel like you have got what it takes to follow in the footsteps of such literary heavyweights, there are a number of magazines that can help you introduce your work to the masses.

So whether you live in Ireland or if the Emerald Isle is a rich source of inspiration for you, here are four publications that may be of interest. All details correct as of April 2020.


Crannóg’s mission is to publish the work of Irish writers alongside the best available worldwide and to show how well such writing sits with the best available internationally.

The magazine is published twice a year with the next submission window opening in June 2020. Stories should be under 2,000 words. Postal submissions are not accepted.

Crannóg does pay contributors but the website does not specify how much.

Find out more here.


Cyphers publishes fiction in English and Irish, from Ireland and around the world. Translations are welcome.

Editors prefer to receive contributions through the post.  Contributions sent in emails or attachments will not be accepted.

Find out more here.

The Dublin Review

The Dublin Review is a quarterly magazine of essays, memoir, reportage and fiction.

Submissions of fiction and non-fiction previously unpublished in the English language are welcome. Submissions can be made via the website.

Find out more here.

Ireland’s Own

Ireland’s Own, Ireland’s best selling and longest-running family magazine, is a full colour, weekly magazine devoted to all that is best about Ireland and being Irish.

Ireland’s Own is famous for its fiction short stories. Avoid offensive language and sexual titillation.

Find out more here.

* Have you had success with any of the above publications? Do you know of any which we should mention? Tell us in the comments below.

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