Don’t Do It Magazine


Don’t Do It Issues 6 & 7 Call for Submissions Aug 4

Don’t Do It Issue Four: Translation 26 May

Don’t Do It is a new cultural magazine. Run primarily out of London, its scope is nevertheless international, taking in fiction, poetry, critical writing and reviews from across the globe. Currently looking to its fourth issue, provisionally due May 2014, the magazine attempts to give a new perspective on art, culture and politics; as they say in their first letter from the editors, ‘one that seeks to express questions, rather than answers’. Avoiding the disinterest that often characterises literary magazines, Don’t Do It focuses on heartfelt critical inquiry coupled with a GSOH.

Previous articles in Don’t Do It have included pieces on travel, women’s rights, Samuel Beckett, the lyrics of Lou Reed, the practise of criticism, computer chess and Weird fiction. Don’t Do It has also published original poetry and fiction, including a short story from Bristol Prize-winner Paul McMichael.

Alongside its main issues, Don’t Do It runs a blog, Don’t Do It Occasionally, which publishes shorter pieces and up-to-the-minute reviews of theatre, art and literature, as well as commentary on politics.

Don’t Do It Elsewhere

Don’t Do It have a Facebook page and a Twitter, where we post updates, literary news and poorly thought out puns on the word ‘submit’.

Submit to Don’t Do It

Don’t Do It welcome fiction submissions. We love well-crafted realism and avant-garde, formally experimental writing equally and have no word limit for submissions. Languages other than English are also welcome, and translation can be assisted with in many instances. See our ‘Submissions’ page here, or contact us via the form below.

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