THE ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE OF NEW WRITING

Popshot is an illustrated literary magazine that publishes short stories, flash fiction, and poetry from the literary new blood.

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AND THE GLASS COLD
AGAINST HIS FACE

Two men find themselves in a slow race against time as they hang 80 floors above ground in Thomas Chadwick's short story. Illustration by Joseph William.

JANUARY 24TH 2017

FRIDAYS

Roddy Williams' poem provides a surreal metaphor for the effects of the working week and its division from the weekend. Illustration by Nader Sharaf.

JANUARY 19TH 2017

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ASH

Inspired by his resurgence from a tough period, Kieran Cottrell's poem articulates the transformative effects of love. Illustration by Leib Chigrin.

JANUARY 16TH 2017

THE WHITE ROOM

A work colleague who withdraws into his imagination causes a destructive effect in Michael Hitchins' short story. Illustration by Adam Batchelor.

JANUARY 10TH 2017

THE NEXT GREAT
TRAVEL WRITER

Travelex and Penguin have teamed up to create a brand new competition that looks to unearth the next great travel writer. Deadline: February 5th 2017.

JANUARY 9TH 2017

GOD, YES

An explosive poem by Sophie Clarke about waking up one morning and feeling completely and utterly alive. Illustration by Tanja Székessy.

JANUARY 6TH 2017

THE MANY DEATHS
OF MICHAEL FINCH

Ben Whitfield's short story follows the life and deaths of Michael Finch, a normal individual with a remarkable gift. Illustration by Zach Meyer.

JANUARY 3RD 2017

A REMINDER TO SUBMIT
TO THE FUTURE ISSUE

With a new year just days away, there are now only four weeks left to submit your poems and short stories to our next issue on the theme of ‘Future’.

DECEMBER 29TH 2016

WEARING HOPE

Louise Green's poem depicts hope as a magical coat, acting as a metaphor for anyone who survives hostile times. Illustration by Slava Nesterov.

DECEMBER 27TH 2016

BLUE EGGSHELL MOMENT

J.S.Watts' poem attempts to capture the emotion engendered by a moment of perceived perfection and possibility. Illustration by Karolina Burdon.

DECEMBER 20TH 2016

WIDE OPEN ROAD

A remote service station and its friendly proprietor are not all that they seem in Georgia Oman's peculiar short story. Illustration by Paul Lacolley.

DECEMBER 16TH 2016

I DON'T WANT TO
LOSE YOU TWICE

A poem by Ewan C. Forbes, written after learning our memories are not of actual events, but our recollection of events. Illustration by Aron Vellekoop León.

DECEMBER 12TH 2016

THE BREAK-UP

A unique solution is arrived upon to rid the planet of conflict in Charlie Galbraith's unsettling short story. Illustration by Matt Harrison Clough.

DECEMBER 8TH 2016

SUBMIT YOUR WRITING
TO THE FUTURE ISSUE

Literary submissions are now open for our 17th issue on the theme of 'Future'. Send in your short fiction or poetry before the January 26th deadline.

DECEMBER 1ST 2016