The Good Journal

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Submissions currently closed. The Good Journal is a quarterly literary journal showcasing the very best work by British writers and illustrators of colour. It follows on from the success of the bestselling, award-winning collection of essays, The Good Immigrant, presenting the most exciting new writers alongside more established names. The journal launched in Spring 2018 and features essays, short stories, poems, extracts of novels and illustrations. Keep updated here.


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    1. Dear Adenuga,

      Although Young Poets Network are not affiliated with The Good Journal, they are now accepting submissions for their second issue. To find out how to submit, go to their website:

      We would also love to receive poetry by you in our free Young Poets Network challenges. You might be interested in the challenge we currently have open, inspired by the enigmatic and inviting work of poet W.S. Graham. Enter a Cloud, Imagine a Forest now:

      And another asks for responses to Freud’s Civilisation and Its Discontents – learn more on the challenge page and enter by 15 July:

      If you are aged 11-17, you are also eligible for the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award, with life-changing prizes such as mentoring, poetry books and more: It’s one of the biggest competitions for young poets in the world!

      To keep up to date on all we offer young poets, you can also join our free mailing list:

      I hope this is helpful, and best of luck with your writing!

      Best wishes,

      Helen at Young Poets Network

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