Come one, come all, to Issue V of The New Word Order!

We are an online literary magazine run by the students of UCD, with an aim to promote the creative talents of both developing and established artists across Ireland and the globe.

Submissions are now OPEN until the 25th October 11:59pm.

We are accepting work across all genres, within the following categories:

  • Flash-fiction – up to 800 words.
  • Fiction and Non-fiction – 800 to 3000 words.
  • Poetry, max 5 pieces.
  • Artwork in any style, max 5 pieces.
  • Photography in any form, max 5 pieces.

Submission Guidelines:

  • We accept multiple submissions, up to 5 per person.
  • Submitted work must not have been previously published.
  • Please send your work as a Google doc, Word doc, or PDF.
  • Photography and artwork must be submitted as a JPEG or a PNG file. Please ensure the images do not exceed 1200 x 900 pixels in landscape mode, or 900 x 1220 pixels in portrait mode.
  • When submitting, please include your name, preferred gender pronouns, the category you are submitting to, and a short bio of 50-100 words about yourself and your work.
  • Please include trigger warnings where appropriate.

There is no specific theme, so feel free to let your creativity run wild!

Please send your submissions to by the 25th October at 11:59 pm GMT.

We look forward to seeing your work!