The London Reader is looking for submissions that fit specific themes for upcoming issues. Deadlines are ongoing and will be posted as they approach.

  • At this time, there is an open call for stories, poems, essays, and art featuring optimistic visions of the future and why we must fight to get there with a deadline of 5 March, 2023. Read more here.

Submissions should be uploaded via the appropriate submission portal listed in the call.

If you have any questions or difficulty submitting, email

As issues of the London Reader are cooperatively owned by collaborators and contributors, all published submissions are paid based on a percentage of revenue, in perpetuity.

For our cooperative publication agreement, including the rights and responsibilities of contributors when publishing in the London Reader, see here.