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.
A family discovers just how attached they’ve become to their robotic helper in Alexander Weinstein’s unsettling speculative fiction piece, taken from his new short story collection, Children Of The New World.
May 10th 2019
The Popshot editors are pleased to introduce the latest instalment of our journal, The Escape Issue! We asked our contributors for writing about escape in all its forms, from disappearing […]
May 9th 2019
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The Fantasy Issue At Popshot we are asking for submissions of poetry, flash and short stories on the theme of fantasy. The next issue will be about fantasy, so we […]
May 1st 2019
Flash fiction by Brian Winters. Illustration by Dave Cutler Lee was already into his second cup of decaf when he saw Caryl pull his pick-up into the Black Bear Diner […]
April 8th 2019
Short story by Ryan Shoemaker, whose short story collection is titled ‘Beyond the Lights’ For dinner, make Lisa’s favourites: the Southwestern kale and black bean salad and the organic chicken […]
April 1st 2019
By Barbara DeCoursey Roy. This poem was inspired by an abandoned baby handed into the hospital where she works one Christmas Deposited in a cardboard box on the doorstep of […]
March 21st 2019
By Anne Walsh Donnelly, a poet from the West of Ireland. Illustration by Aurélie Garnier. Sheila burns the queen cakes Mam told him to make so she won’t ask him again. […]
March 8th 2019
Oeil Jumratsilpa is a London-based copywriter who loves to read, paint and cook. Illustration by Eric Chow Here, I say, is my story: on a plate or in a bowl […]
March 5th 2019
Sherry Morris is a UK-based writer from America’s heartland. This story was inspired by her love of facial hair. Illustration by Robbie Cathro The men who come and sit in […]
March 1st 2019
Jade Cuttle tots up the sum total of a brief relationship. This poem is the unlikely product of Jade Cuttle’s stint as a litter-picker. Jade has performed her poetry on […]
February 13th 2019
At Popshot Towers, we are delighted to introduce the arrival of our 23rd edition, The Identity Issue Identity has been the subject of art since the earliest humans daubed pigment […]
February 7th 2019
The Escape Issue At Popshot we are asking for submissions of poetry, flash and short stories on the theme of escape. SUBMISSIONS FOR THIS ISSUE ARE NOW CLOSED The next […]
February 1st 2019
Drum roll, please. The team at Popshot Towers is delighted to announce the launch of our 22nd edition, The Nostalgia Issue.
November 16th 2018
The Identity Issue The editors of Popshot are looking for submissions on the theme of identity. Writers are invited to examine how the self is formed or undermined, how society […]