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Dream Catcher

About Dream Catcher
Dream Catcher 21 - cover page    Now in its 20th year of publication, Dream Catcher is an international arts journal, which offers contemporary readers a terrific mix of poetry, prose, artwork and reviews. Our contributors span the globe, making Dream Catcher a truly international magazine. Dream Catcher’s eclecticism is its strength. The range of literary styles is wide and what began as a magazine for student writers has become a discerning publication, featuring established writers and keen to attract new work from wherever it might emerge, aimed at readers wherever they might be.  

Here's what some poets have said about us:

"Democratic and ambitious" - poet Anthony Dunn

"Intelligence and independence of mind" - poet Sebastian Barker

Dream Catcher 23 - cover page  One subscriber says: "I don't usually take
  an interest in literary magazines but
  Dream Catcher caught me."

  Dream Catcher is published twice a year
  and among the well-known writers we
  have been proud to publish are: Jackie
  Kay, David Constantine,
  Ian Duhig, Ian McMillan,
  Mimi Khalvati, Myra Schneider, Tony
  Flynn, Gerard Benson, Mario Susko,
  Catherine Smith, Carole Bromley, 
  Clive Donovan, Graham High, Helen Burke,
  Scott Elder and Kenneth Steven.
Dream Catcher is produced by an editorial team led by the poet John Gilham and welcomes submissions of poetry and short fiction, including flash-fiction, on any subject and in any style. 

For further information please see the website www.dreamcatchermagazine.co.uk where you'll find up to date details of forthcoming Dream Catcher events as well as extracts from the current and recent issues. It will also give you advice on how to make a submission and purchase copies.

Dream Catcher is published in York by Stairwell Books www.stairwellbooks.co.uk.

John Gilham.

Cheques should be made payable to Dream Catcher and sent to:

Dream Catcher
Stairwell Books
161 Lowther Street
YO13 7LZ

Subscription rates (including p&p):

2 issues (UK)
3 issues (UK)

2 issues (Europe)
3 issues (Europe)

2 issues (ROW)
3 issues (ROW)


Single copies from £4

We welcome a vast range of submissions from well known and unknown writers. We're interested in quality and diversity. We welcome poetry, short-stories, artwork, interviews and reviews. The poetry can be on any theme, it can be long or short, as well as translations. Most short-stories are about 2000 words, but there are exceptions. If it's long and good it will be published. See issue 10 and 12 for examples.  Please send by post, to the contact address below and include your email address for our reply. No online submissions, please.


Current general Editor
John Gilham

Reviews Editor 
Tanya Nightingale

Editorial Team
John Gilham
Tanya Nightingale 
Pauline Kirk
Allan Gillot
Rose Drew

Contact address
Dream Catcher Magazine
161 Lowther Street
YO13 7LZ

Telephone: 01904 733 767

Email: [email protected]