Epoch literary journal is thrilled to announce that our inaugural issue, ‘Beginnings’, is available for preorder. This approximately 160-page journal of creative non-fiction collects the stories of 28 writers and 5 artists exploring what ‘Beginnings’ means to them.
Beginnings are simultaneously vague and specific. Here, at the point that we determine to be the beginning of Epoch Press, we have gathered beginnings of love, loss, spirituality, hope, despair, life and much more. The authors of this issue have brought together truth and creativity, showcasing insightful and significant stories of modern living.
We are now accepting creative nonfiction submissions of writing and artwork to be considered for our Spring Issue: Aftermath. Submissions are open from 1 November 2020 to 31 December 2020 (11:59pm BST).
‘Aftermath’ (n) originated in the 1520s to mean the second crop of grass which is grown on the same land after the first had been harvested. From after- + –math (which meant ‘a mowing, cutting of grass’. Figurative language came about in the 1650s.
Aftermath is now defined as ‘the consequences or after-effects of a significant unpleasant event’, but really, it can mean so much beyond this as well.