Calling Submissions for Issue 9: Pink

“There is always a shade of pink for every color because Pink matches everything”
Janna Cachola


We’re looking for poems and short stories with the theme of pink. There are no big rules except your piece of work should be the best it can be. It should be as long as it needs to be and it should be ready for publication. Please see our full submission guidelines before you submit. There’s a few images below to give you a few ideas.

To submit your work, please email it in any of the following formats: doc, docx, txt, rtf to Don’t forget to make sure the subject line has the word “SIXTEEN” in it or we won’t be able to email you back.

Deadline is: 16th May 2017

We’re very grateful to Irish artist, Niki Purcell, who has offered some of her artwork for inspiration to writers, below. Niki’s art can be found at her website: You can also see the work in flesh at the following galleries:

  • The Duke Street Gallery, Duke st., Dublin
  • The Gaslamp Gallery, Gorey, Co.Wexford
  • The Black Canvas Gallery, Holywood, N.I
  • The Canvas Gallery, Belfast, N.I

About the author

Simon Lewis

Simon Lewis' first collection of poetry, Jewtown, was published by Doire Press in 2016.

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