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
Number of Players Required: 2+ Recommended Age: -30 weeks plus Players Will Need: Time Mouths Pencil and paper for scoring (optional) PreparationThe postures, gestures and facial expression… Read article
At school I was bullied for being Jewish. Sure, I didn’t have to put up with the animal noises that my father had to stomach at a minor boarding school in Hertfordshire in the 1960s. But ‘Jew’ o… Read article
‘I am groping for clarity and coming up with something else, as if the object I wished to grasp, to hold up, rotate, study, understand is not after all susceptible of direct observation. The big thi… Read article
‘On est déjà en retard, Monsieur Nicolas.’ I was hung over. I was tired. I was being told off by a retired colonel. This wasn't a good start to the day. ‘Je suis désolé, Monsieur A… Read article
From the Current Issue
March After all of our readying and careful preparation, the hive sits outside with a What Now? feeling about it, an unnaturally bright near-tangerine beside all of the stripped-down grey… Read article
June, 2010. South Africa vibrates with football fever.‘Feel it, it is here’ goes the slogan. South African flags adorn cars across the city, flying from antennae and covering wing mirrors. If you … Read article
From What I Remember I snag out each fingernail, deflate my hand to a surgical glove, roll my arms to the elbows like there’s work to be done. I am, it turns out, a reluctant ghost. I am leaving … Read article
Junket 16 is now live! Featuring rabbits, cats, bees, angels, dragons, ghosts and goats https://t.co/f5tIUYHdFJ
2nd March 2016 02:13pm
RT @Tomwmarks: Should a fully grown man love the Monkees? @TimSmith_Laing does: http://t.co/oOHphEyMa5 @the_junket
2nd October 2015 10:29am
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