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Submissions for New Word Order Issue VI are now CLOSED. The team is currently working hard on getting this issue ready and out for you all to read!

Literary submissions for issue VII will open in Autumn 2023.

Submissions are open to EVERYONE. You do not need to be a student; you do not need to be in Ireland. Contact us by email, or on Twitter/Instagram @newwordorderlit with any clarifying questions you might have.

Art and Photography Competition:

  • Art of any theme and medium.
  • Photography of any theme and medium.

The winner will be chosen as the front piece to Issue VI!

We are accepting work on all topics, in the following literary categories:

  • Flash fiction – up to 800 words.
  • Fiction and Non-fiction – up to 4000 words.
  • Poetry.

Important Submission Guidelines:

  • You can submit a total of 5 pieces across all categories.
  • Submitted work must not have been previously published.
  • If you are submitting your work to multiple journals, please let us know if it is accepted for publishing elsewhere.
  • 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.
  • Files must be named in the following format: Author Name, Category, Number of submissions, eg. Katie Farrell, Poetry, 3.
  • Please keep submission types in separate files. It makes it easier for us to organise things correctly!
  • Include your name, preferred pronouns, and a short (up to 100 words) author bio in your submission email.
  • Anonymous submissions are welcome.  
  • Please include trigger warnings where appropriate.

There is no specific theme, so send us your very best work.