Submissions for our fourth issue – Ta DADA – are open until 6 August 2022.

Our mission is to adore, promote and publish the weird and wonderful work of artists and poets that melt the minds of the mainstream. We love creative expressions that astonish, astound and transform.

The best way to get a feel for the kind of pieces we publish is to get your mitts on a previous issue via our Etsy store or follow us on Instagram.

Submission requirements

  1. The competition is open to poets of any nationality writing in English.
  2. No one may win more than one prize.
  3. There is no entry fee.
  4. Maximum submission of three poems per person.
  5. Poems should not exceed 40 lines.
  6. Work submitted should not have been previously published nor have won a prize in another competition. It must be your own work.
  7. Please email your poem(s) as a Word document or PDF (one per page) to
  8. Do not include your name or provide any other form of identification on your poem(s).
  9. There is no entry form. In the body of your email, please give:
    i) Your full name.
    ii) The title of your poem(s).
    iii) Your favourite joke.
    iv) Your social handle and a short bio (no more than 50 words). These will be published alongside your poem and credit.
    v) A brief summary of how your piece fits the theme 'Ta DADA’.
  10. By submitting your poem you grant us permission to include it in our printed zine and / or feature it on our website or social media accounts. The copyright of the work will remain with the individual poets.
  11. Entries must be received no later than midnight on 6 August 2022.
  12. Poem texts cannot be altered after submission.
  13. The judges’ decision is final. No correspondence or discussion concerning their decision will be entered into.

We will be accepting art submissions as usual.

  • For art – please supply or link us to a hi-res image (300pdi at approx. A5 size)

Please send no more than 3 pieces for consideration.

We accept previously published work, but ask you to confirm that our publication of your work won't infringe any of the previous publishers rights. Please provide wording for a courtesy credit alongside your submission.

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