Thank you for your interest in Foxglove! We are open for submissions until Sunday 14th June 2020. 

Please follow the guidelines below. Submissions that do not respect the guidelines (including work submitted without a cover letter) will not be read.



We accept previously unpublished poetry and short/flash fiction.

Please include a cover letter addressed to me (Elizabeth Gibson, the Editor), introducing your work and outlining why you would like to be featured in Foxglove Journal.

Poetry: between two and six poems of no more than 42 lines each. Please be aware that the WordPress editor, which we use for the site, cannot always accommodate unusual formatting, concrete poetry, or indentation.

Fiction: 200 – 500 words per submission (for example, you could send one 500-word story or two 250-word flash fiction pieces).

Please only send one submission at a time (i.e. either a poetry submission or a fiction submission). We will get back to you as soon as possible, hopefully within six weeks.

Simultaneous submissions are permitted, but please let us know at once if you need to withdraw any part of your submission.

Note: As a widely-published writer myself, I would recommend sending a carefully thought-out, tailored submission to each journal you are interested in, and keeping simultaneous submissions to an absolute minimum. This for me has been the most successful formula for seeing my work published.


Please accompany your work with your biography, written in third-person and in no more than 150 words.

We usually publish an author portrait photograph beside your biography, so please have that prepared for if you are accepted.

To submit work you can either use the form below or email

We look forward to reading your work!