The Storms, a Journal of Poetry, Prose and Visual Art

A printed Journal
for all artists

We are now closed

The Storms, a printed Journal of poetry, prose and visual art – including collage, painting & photography.

Submissions have now closed for the inaugural issue of The Storms. We aim to reply to all those who submitted within 4/6 weeks- by 17th July 2022

We will confirm when submissions open again for Issue 2. Please keep checking back here for details.

Editor-in-chief Damien B Donnelly, author of the poetry pamphlet Eat the Storms, the Stickleback micro collection and co-author of the pamphlet In the Jitterfritz of Neon with Eilin de Paor. Debut full collection Enough! coming in July 2022. Host and producer of the poetry podcast Eat the Storms.

Inaugural issue sub-editor Gaynor Kane, Belfast poet, author of Circling the Sun, the pamphlet Memory Forest, the collection Venus in Pink Marble and the upcoming collection 8 Types of Love.

All submissions are read blind.

We do not tolerate any form of racism.

The Storms will be available to buy online here and at certain independent bookstores.

To contact the journal the email is thestormssubmissions@yahoo.com

As yet, there are no funds to pay contributors but they will receive one free copy of the journal.

The Storms is supported by The Arts Council Ireland and Fingal Arts / Fingal County Council


“Eat the Storms, mother said, boil these beds of bitter blackness until the dream rips through the rain and translucence turns to trust.”

from Scarlet Rising by Damien B Donnelly

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