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Welcome to Deep Water!


We are fascinated by Darkness and how it is represented. Deep Water is a haven for those who write about and produce artworks interpreting Darkness.

Works which engage with the psychological and physical aspects of the darker side of the human condition will feature on this site, and in our publication: Deep Water Literary Journal.


The personality of Deep Water will develop over time, but it will always strive to champion Dark Writing and Art.


Deep Water Literary Journal is currently an ONLINE publication only.

We are based in Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland.



This month's featured creative is the poet and artist Uma Gowrishankar (India), whose poem, Slaughterhouse appears in  2014-Issue 2-August. View Uma's poem in Soundings here...


2017 - Issue 1 is now online here.


Submissions for 2017 - Issue 2 will open Monday 03 April 2017 at

noon GMT, and close again Sunday 28 May 2017 at midnight GMT. 

See Captain's Rules for submission guidelines.


Submissions are closed.