providing a showcase for the best

in contemporary British

and international poetry


New! See the blog for details of the Millstone Grit launch and for winners of our Poetry into Art competition!

Issue Eighteen is now live. Hear many of the included poets reading their work on our blog!


Antiphon on-line poetry magazine is dedicated to publishing the best in contemporary poetry from new and established poets.  We also publish reviews of new books and pamphlets from the major publishers and small presses, and articles about aspects of poetry. We welcome submissions from all poets dedicated to producing exciting, musical poetry – see right for current submission guidelines.

Proud to publish Harriet Tarlo, Ann Sansom, Alison Brackenbury, Pippa Little, Helen Mort,
Jan Fortune, Conor O’Callaghan and many excellent new poets.

Over 2000 readers per issue: please join us!


    Issue One, Autumn 2011   

    Issue Two, Winter 2012 

    Issue Three, Spring 2012

    Issue Four,Summer 2012

    Issue Five, Autumn 2012

    Issue Six, Winter 2013

    Issue Seven (Sheffield Poetry Festival),
              Spring 2013

    Issue Eight, Summer 2013

    Issue Nine, Autumn 2013

    Issue Ten, Winter 2014

    Issue Eleven, Spring 2014

    Issue Twelve, Summer 2014

    Issue Thirteen, Autumn 2014

    Issue Fourteen, 2015

    Issue Fifteen, 2015

    Issue Sixteen, 2015

    Issue Seventeen, 2016


Call for Submissions

Submissions for issue 19 by 24th October 2016. Please read the guidelines under 'Submissions' for details.


Want feedback on your work?  See here



New blog with poets reading their work



 Ros: "That's it - pale sky before dawn, a man standing on his saddle to bang on the shutters - shouts - What's all the row about?! Clear off! - but then he called our names. You remember that - this man woke us up."
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead - Tom Stoppard

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