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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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NANDAD

This poem by James McDermott explores how families teach us gender, sexuality and shame. Illustration […]

October 4th 2021

THE FAMILY PLOT

Ty Landers’ deeply moving short story is part ghost story part family mystery. It takes […]

September 2nd 2021

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THE FAMILY ISSUE IS HERE!

The 33rd issue of Popshot Quarterly is now on sale featuring a poem by guest […]

August 5th 2021

CATRIONA INNES: I DON’T BELIEVE IN THE IDEA OF ‘INSTAGRAM POETS’

We chat to The Matchmaker author about her unconventional family and the poem she has […]

August 5th 2021

WRITE FOR POPSHOT: SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE WINTER ISSUE

Submit work for the next issue between today and Tuesday 31 August. Details of the […]

August 2nd 2021

THE ARCTIC TERN

This short story by Natalie Wolf is about a childish wish to grow wings that […]

June 30th 2021

SHAKEDOWN

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

June 4th 2021

LAURA BESLEY ON THE MAGIC OF 100-WORD STORIES

100neHundred, Laura Besley’s collection of 100 stories of 100 words, is published tomorrow. It opens […]

May 26th 2021

THE GROWTH ISSUE IS HERE!

The 32nd issue of Popshot Quarterly is now on sale featuring a poem by guest […]

May 6th 2021

JOSEPH ELLIOTT: THE GOOD HAWK AUTHOR ON THRIVING ON DEADLINES AND EARLY STARTS

The Shadow Skye author and children’s television actor talks to Popshot about publishing books during […]

May 5th 2021

WRITE FOR POPSHOT: SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE AUTUMN ISSUE

Submit work for the next issue between today and Monday 31 May. Details of the […]

April 30th 2021

HOW POETRY HAS HELPED PARENTS THROUGH LOCKDOWN

Lucy Beckley explores how mothers have turned to poetry for solace and inspiration during the […]

March 31st 2021

HUMANS

This poem by James McDermott features in the Intimacy Issue of Popshot and is about […]

March 29th 2021

MY FLATMATE, HER NEW BOYFRIEND AND MY EMOTIONAL AVAILABILITY

This piece of flash fiction by Ellie Brundrett was inspired by the different kinds of […]

February 12th 2021