irisi magazine is releasing a new digital issue of poetry and spoken word in May 2020 on the theme of ‘HOPE’.

They are open to a wide range of creative interpretations of this beautiful, loaded and poignant word. The personal and the political, the spiritual and the material. The autobiographical and the fantastical, the comedic and the emotionally raw. Eco-poetry, love-poetry, narrative poetry, free verse, spoken word and visual poetry – they will consider it all.

For your work to be featured please submit 1 – 4 poems, visual poetry or a spoken word recording on the theme of HOPE. Send your work with subject ‘HOPE SUBMISSION’ by 1st March 2020 to:

Further essential information can be found on the irisi website.