Under the Radar Magazine

Under the Radar magazine

Our flagship magazine is at the heart of operations here at Nine Arches Press. It is a lively mix of the best up-and-coming and established poets and writers, as well as reviews and articles. Under the Radar is a place for readers and writers alike to make new discoveries.


The magazine is always of our best selling publications, so be sure to grab a copy whilst they're in stock, or take out a great value four-issue subscription!


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Poetry Editors: Jane Commane & Matt Merritt

Reviews Editor: Maria Taylor




Under the Radar Issue 14 is out now and features:

Poetry by Sophia Argyris, Jean Atkin, Siegfried Baber, Kathleen Bell, Alison Brackenbury, Jake Campbell, Stuart Charlesworth, Geraldine Clarkson, Isobel Dixon, Jennie Farley, Sally Festing, Robert Hamberger, Ailsa Holland, Manon Ceridwen James, Emma Lee, Roy Marshall, Ian McLachlan, Linda Rose Parkes, Isabel Rogers, Mark Russell, Adrian Slatcher, Kathrine Sowerby, Judi Sutherland, Michael Thomas, Pam Thompson, George Ttoouli, David Tunaley, Robin Vaughan-Williams, Owen Vince, Annette Volfing, Anthony Wilson, Geoffrey Winch, James W. Wood.


PLUS Short Stories by: Max Dunbar, Gus Gresham, Charles Wilkinson



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PLEASE NOTE: Under the Radar operates three reading windows per year for open submission of poetry and short fiction. These are as follows in 2015:


  • 14th January 2015 until 31st March 2015
  • 14th May 2015 until 31st July 2015
  • 7th September 2015 until 7th December 2015



Under the Radar magazine Submission Guidelines:


  • All submissions must be made through our Submittable portal. Please contact us if you are not able to access this online to arrange alternative method of submission.


  • Please submit no more than six poems, or a maximum 2,500-3000 words of fiction. For reviews, articles and artwork, please contact us first for further details.


  • Please include a covering letter with your full postal address, as well as a short biographical note (in the third person of no more than 50 words).


  • Please do not send submissions to the main Nine Arches Press email.


  • We do receive a high volume of submissions, so please allow at least 10 weeks for our reply.


  • Please do not make multiple submissions, either by sending us work you have also simultaneously submitted to other magazines or publications, or by sending us further work to consider before we have responded to your first submission. We cannot consider submissions that ignore this request.


  • To ensure plenty of variety, we do not feature the same poets in consecutive issues. Whilst we're always delighted to feature poets again in the future, please allow at least six months before submitting to the magazine again if we have already published some of your poems in the most recent issue.


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