Quarterday Imbolc 2017 now available

Long awaited! A stunning anthology of classical poetry and writing. This issue explores themes of early spring, Candlemas, pregnancy, resistance, and our American poets raise their voices in songs of resistance. Quarterday By LJ McDowall Advertisements

A Rant on Submission Guidance

TODAY I SHALL RANT about submission guidance. If you ask the editors of literary journals what annoys them the most, it’s probably a toss-up between ‘submitters don’t read the publication’ and ‘submitters who don’t read the submission guidance’. You cannot subscribe to every literary magazine you submit to. I get that. But we’re free. What’s…

Beltane Issue.

Our Beltane Issue is now available to read online. Print copies are available for £10 plus packing and postage: £2 UK £4 EU £5 International, including the USA.

November (Samhain) issue delayed

Owing to staff illness we’re a bit late with Issue 2. It will be out by 10th November at the latest. Please query if you’ve submitted work and haven’t heard from us.

Rights and Rates

RIGHTS AND PAYMENT: We’re so sorry we have to change our policy on payment. At this time we can’t pay you anything for your work. (Please note that poets whose work was accepted before August 1st will still be paid). We hope to revert to our original dream of being a paying market soon —…

The Quarterday Review

The Quarterday Review is an international literary journal dedicated to classical poetry forms from around the world; published from Scotland. We publish work with a very strong narrative voice and story arc, and have a preference for earth conscious, mythic, spiritual or indigenous themes. We’re looking for beautiful, bold, witty work which has literary merit, deep feeling, humour, creative…