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Popshot Magazine

The Illustrated Magazine of New Writing

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

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SOIL

This piece of flash fiction by Lotte van der Krol was inspired by her slightly […]

May 18th 2020

THE EARTH ISSUE IS HERE

The 28th issue of Popshot Quarterly is now on sale. Cover illustration by Sylvia Stecher. […]

May 7th 2020

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SHAKEDOWN

Barry O’Farrell’s flash fiction examines lockdown in a prison setting, and a curious escape. Illustration […]

May 4th 2020

SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN: WRITE FOR THE FREEDOM ISSUE

Submissions are now open for the 29th issue of Popshot Quarterly. Send in your writing […]

April 30th 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: LETTER FROM THE POPSHOT EDITOR

During the difficult circumstances of coronavirus and lockdown, we want our readers to know that […]

April 8th 2020

EATING WATERMELON BY SANDER’S POND

Amy Barnes’ flash fiction explores the surprising ramifications of a young girl eating watermelon. Illustration […]

March 30th 2020

EGGSHELL

This beautiful poem by Ash Dean was written when he was caring for his terminally […]

March 16th 2020

ARRHYTHMIAS

Get your heart pumping with this clever flash fiction by Laura Besley. Illustration by Kevin […]

March 2nd 2020

CHARLOTTE PHILBY INTERVIEW: I DON’T WANT TO GLAMOURISE THE WORLD OF ESPIONAGE

The author of A Double Life and The Most Difficult Thing speaks to Popshot editor […]

February 18th 2020

THE MYSTERY ISSUE IS HERE

The Mystery issue is now on sale in bookshops, WHSmiths and online. The 27th issue […]

February 6th 2020

SUBMISSIONS FOR SUMMER 2020

We are no longer accepting short fiction and poetry for our 28th issue on the […]

January 31st 2020

PLAYING THE GAME

In Jessica Squier’s brilliant short story we learn that the toss of the coin may […]

January 7th 2020

NEST

This poem by May Blythe is about how an unexpected, unlooked for encounter can bring […]

December 20th 2019

MOST TERRIFYING THOUGHT

This poem by Criselda Cayetano featured in The Chance Issue of Popshot Quarterly. Illustration by […]

December 12th 2019