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.

LATEST

STRAIGHT OUT THE BOX

An evening of box-fresh words and music at Pop Brixton in South London, featuring Max Porter, Colin Grant, Johny Pitts, and Lester Clayton.

JULY 1ST 2016

SLEEPOVERS

A poem by Bethan Parker-Luscombe, providing a sweet snapshot from the halcyon days of an innocent youth. Illustration by Esra Røise.

JUNE 30TH 2016

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GALILEO'S CHILD

Roisín O’Donnell's flash fiction piece explores the mystery, beauty and potential of an unborn child in the mother's imagination.

JUNE 27TH 2016

NOW STOCKED IN ANTHROPOLOGIE

The latest issue of Popshot can now be found within the walls of the highly reputable lifestyle retailer, Anthropologie.

JUNE 22ND 2016

YOU OF RAIN

Inspired by the weather and dreams, Ash Huntley's poem imagines the two intertwined, each telling the other’s story. Illustration by Phill Darlington.

JUNE 18TH 2016

A PART OF ME IS GONE

Isobel Dixon's short yet powerful poem, taken from her latest collection entitled Bearings, laments the loss of her father.

JUNE 14TH 2016

WAITING FOR NO MAN

Having discovered how to bottle time, an elderly man begins to reject the value of his own creation in Laura Gabrielle Feasey's short story.

JUNE 10TH 2016

LITERARY SUBMISSIONS FOR ISSUE 16 ARE NOW OPEN

We are now open for short fiction and poetry submissions for our forthcoming issue of Popshot on the theme of 'Hope'.

JUNE 2ND 2016

SUMMER DAY 1992

A nostalgic poem by Melanie Whipman, looking back to the halcyon days of an endless childhood summer. Illustration by Lizzie Downes.

MAY 31ST 2016

SUBMISSIONS FOR OUR NEW ISSUE OPEN NEXT WEEK

On June 2nd, the theme for our sixteenth issue will be announced and the doors will fling open for short fiction and poetry submissions.

MAY 27TH 2016

THE CLEARING

Set in a dense woodland, Alex Eastlake's short story follows a lost young man as he tries to find his way back to safety. Illustration by Pedro Semeano.

MAY 25TH 2016

WHEN I FIRST HELD YOU

Sheila Jacob's short poem addresses the difficult birth of her first child and the complex relationship that followed. Illustration by Leib Chigrin.

MAY 21ST 2016

THE ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE ADVENTURE ISSUE

Every illustration from our most recent issue has now been added to our growing library of Popshot-published artwork over on Pinterest.

MAY 18TH 2016

FALLING ACTION

Jeremy Colangelo's short story tells the curious tale of a man who falls into a deep pit and spends the rest of his life in freefall. Illustration by Shaun Lynch.

MAY 13TH 2016