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firstwriter.magazine Issue 29: Summer 2016 – Thursday July 21, 2016

The latest issue of firstwriter.magazine has just been released, featuring quality fiction and poetry submitted from around the world, plus your first chance to see not just the winning poem from our Fourteenth International Poetry Competition, but also all the Special Commendations. To view the magazine click here. To enter your work in our Fifteenth International Poetry Competition click here.

All those whose work has been included in issue 29 have now been notified, so if you submitted work for issue 29 and have not received notification of inclusion then, regrettably, on this occasion your submission was not successful. Please do feel free to try again, however, through

Now accepting submissions of poetry and short fiction for Issue 31

With the release of issue 29 we have now begun accepting submissions for issue 31. We are open to submissions of fiction up to 3,000 words and poems up to 30 lines. Submissions are accepted from anywhere in the world (as long as they are in English), and can be submitted online for free at