Channel publishes new, previously unpublished work that engages with the natural world. They have a particular interest in work which encourages reflection on human interaction with plant and animal life, landscape and the self. Each issue includes a mix of poetry and fiction, alongside a selection of essays which may include creative non-fiction, criticism, and the occasional review of new creative work or of community-based environmental projects. We also welcome submissions in translation.
Essay – firstname.lastname@example.org
Both completed essay submissions and proposals accepted. Completed essays (including creative non-fiction, reportage, commentary, and criticism) should generally not exceed 6000 words. Please send your essay as a Word document attachment to the above-listed email. If you have a proposal for an essay or an interview, please contact email@example.com directly with a brief description of same.
Essay submissions exclusively will be accepted on a rolling basis, regardless of the dates of submissions windows.
Short Stories – firstname.lastname@example.org
Channel believes that stories should be free to occupy the space their development requires, and so do not place a strict limit on word count. However, taking into account economy of space within the magazine, as a general rule they encourage stories to not exceed 6000 words. Please send no more than one story per submission window as a Word document attachment.
Poetry – email@example.com
You may submit up to 4 poems, regardless of length, per submission window. Please include all poems in one Word document, with each new poem starting on a new page. Channelhas no limitations on form or style.
Please email all submissions directly to the relevant address, clearly stating your name within the body of your email. Please do not include any identifying information within the attached Word document submission.
Channel particularly welcomes submissions from writers living in Ireland, however international submissions are equally considered.
Successful contributors will receive a copy of the issue in which their work appears. Channel believes in paying writers, and dependent on funding also hope to offer a nominal fee.