Orbis is a long-standing quarterly international literary journal, based in the UK, and edited by Carole Baldock. Associate editor (Book Reviews): Nessa O'Mahony.
In every issue: poems, prose, articles, reviews, letters, featured writer section.
Plus the Orbis Poetry Index: magazine reviews, news items, competition listings.
Poems from the magazine are submitted annually to the Pushcart Prize in America and the UK’s Forward Prize. Although few UK Small Press publications are able to offer feedback, Orbis provides proofs with editorial suggestions.
It's also one of the few magazines to offer payment, via the Readers’ Award (results and readers’ feedback in each issue): £50 for the piece receiving the most votes, plus £50 between four runners-up.
Submission is easy....
Four poems; two prose pieces (500-1000 words). Please enclose SAE with ALL correspondence. Overseas: 2 IRCs.
Via email, Overseas only:
two poems/one piece of prose in body – no attachments
Copies of Orbis may be perused online at the Poetry Library website:
And here's the Facebook Page
There's also... the jam- packed- with- writing -opportunities Kudos Magazine who are running a special offer to celebrate the 100th issue.