Call for Submissions to Brain of Forgetting

Brain of Forgetting, the journal specialising in literary and artwork connected with the past, is now open until December 31st for submissions to Issue 3: ‘Island’, which will be published in February 2016. We are accepting poetry, short fiction of less than 1000 words, and creative non-fiction of less than 1200 words, as well as artwork. Full details can be viewed on our Submissions page. For a flavour of what we publish, Issue 2 can be downloaded for free.

Submissions open for Brain of Forgetting, Issue 2: ‘Poppies’

Brain of Forgetting, a new Irish journal publishing creative work relating to the past, is now open for submissions on the theme of ‘Poppies’ until March 31st, 2015. Submissions of up to two pieces of flash fiction (900 words max.) are welcome. We also accept poetry, creative non-fiction, and artwork. For full details on how to submit, go to, where you can also download a free .pdf of Issue 1. ‘Poppies’ will be published in print and digital format in July 2015.

Brain of Forgetting Issue 1: ‘Stones’

Brain of Forgetting‘s ‘Stones’ issue is now available for purchase as a print edition or free download in .pdf format:

Featuring new poetry, flash fiction, creative non-fiction, photography, and artwork from all over the world, ‘Stones’ explores the creative potential of natural rock, prehistoric megaliths, stone objects, and architectural stone as a means to understanding both past and present.

We will be seeking submissions from mid-February for our second issue, themed ‘Poppies’. More information at

Call for submissions to Brain of Forgetting on theme of ‘Stones’

Submissions of unpublished work are being sought for the debut issue of Brain of Forgetting, which explores the theme of ‘Stones’. Creative interpretations of ‘Stones’ are welcome, but please note that this journal aims to create a dialogue with the past in its many forms; whether the ‘past’ can be represented by history, archaeology, memory or something else entirely is the prerogative of the author/artist.

Please submit up to two pieces of flash fiction/creative non-fiction (up to 1,000 words max.) or up to four poems as a single attachment to before October 31st, 2014. Submissions of graphic literature and visual art are also welcome. Please view for full guidelines before submitting.