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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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THE FAMILY PLOT

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

July 2nd 2020

WHEN I COOK

This poem is by Oeil Jumratsilpa, a London-based copywriter who loves to read, paint and […]

June 25th 2020

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A RECEIPT FOR OUR ROMANCE

How much would you pay for a fresh punnet of kisses? Jade Cuttle tots up […]

June 20th 2020

FOR GRETA

This poem by  Emma Mary Hulonce was inspired by her guilt over the state of […]

June 1st 2020

SOIL

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

May 18th 2020

THE BLUNDERGAFFE

Florianne Humphrey’s poem was inspired by an American President and Lewis Carroll’s  ‘Jabberwocky’. Illustration by […]

May 9th 2020

THE EARTH ISSUE IS HERE

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

May 7th 2020

SHAKEDOWN

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

May 4th 2020

SUBMISSIONS FOR THE FREEDOM ISSUE

Update: Submissions for the 29th issue of Popshot Quarterly are now closed. It’s that time […]

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