Riptide volume 12: ‘Cradle to Grave’

Send Riptide unpublished stories and poems on the theme Cradle to Grave that in some way celebrate and reflect on a caring society, healthcare and the 70th anniversary of the NHS.

Submission Guidelines:

Stories – up to 5000 words
Poems – send up to 5 poems (up to 40 lines per poem)

How to enter:

Please submit as a word attachment by email to

Please write in the subject line of your email Cradle to Grave and either story or poems.
Include a 50 word biographical note with your submission.

All submissions must be original work and not previously published.

Deadline: 30th August 2018

Further essential information, including full submission guidelines can be found on the Riptide Journal website