Submissions to Pennine Ink

Send us something well-crafted and different – something that sparks the imagination – sets the heart beating faster, makes us laugh or gives us something to think about.

Guidelines for submissions to Pennine Ink 43

We accept submissions from contributors in any part of the world.

The closing date for submissions is April 30th, 2022.  Pennine Ink 43 will be published in July 2022.

Submissions must be in English and sent as a Word file (not PDF), attached to an email which includes the contributor’s full postal address.

Poetry is limited to 40 lines.

Stories must be “flash fiction”, limited to 500 words, excluding the title.

Articles are similarly limited to 500 words.

Longer submissions will be rejected automatically.

Submissions which include offensive or discriminatory language or gratuitous profanity are unlikely to be accepted. On this issue, the editor’s decision is final.

There is no charge for making submissions to the magazine, but each contributor may send a maximum of three poems, three stories, or three articles.

Contributors offering a variety of pieces are limited to three pieces in total.

Successful contributors receive a free copy of the magazine – so don’t forget to include your postal address.

Send submissions by email to Alex Marsh (Editor) at:

GDPR notice to authors submitting their work to Pennine Ink

By submitting your work, together with your name, postal and email addresses, you are agreeing that we can (a) publish your work, subject to selection, in one issue of the Pennine Ink magazine, (b) use your address and email only to communicate with you.

No personal details will be passed to any other organisation.