The Junket is an online quarterly featuring essays, short fiction and poetry. Founded in 2011, it exists as an excuse for writing: to justify the graft of its making, and indulge the mischief it continues to make. Most contributors are directly commissioned, but the editors will also consider submissions of no more than 2000 words of prose or 100 lines of poetry, which should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. We regret that we are unable to respond to all submissions.
From the Archive
After Movie Night, my boyfriend and I do role-play. The first Movie Night was about a year ago at our friend Bill’s house. Bill’s theme was 70s sci-fi: we watched THX 1138, a pre-Star Wars George… Read article
1. Verger On 3 January 1857, Monseigneur Marie-Dominique-Auguste Sibour, the Archbishop of Paris, was assassinated by a priest, Jean-Louis Verger, at the church of St Etienne-du-Mont. The assassin op… Read article
A neat, snug study on a winter's night, A book, friend, single lady, or a glass Of claret, sandwich, and an appetite, Are things which make an English evening pass … Read article
I have started learning poems by heart again. The first time round, I was six and under orders from Mrs Russell, a primary-school teacher who sometimes said ‘bugger’ loudly in the classroom and wh… Read article
From the Current Issue
I was engaged to be married once, and then I wasn’t. An ordinary calamity, but pretty personally memorable. I’d expected to feel bereft, and I did, but the grubby embarrassment was a surprise. It … Read article
The past is hidden somewhere outside the realm, beyond the reach of intellect, in some material object (in the sensation which that material object will give us) which we do not suspect. And as for th… Read article
‘I don’t want to do this any more, man,’ says Micky. He looks past the camera as two arrows whistle into the belly of his cavalry costume. ‘These fake arrows, and this junk, and the fake tree… Read article
RT @Tomwmarks: Should a fully grown man love the Monkees? @TimSmith_Laing does: http://t.co/oOHphEyMa5 @the_junket
2nd October 2015 10:29am
Junket for your lunchtime perusal? Here's a deft and disturbing history of the Etch A Sketch by @hyenapetticoat - http://t.co/un5BfKwr5P
1st October 2015 12:45pm
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