Peeking Cat 40 Out Now!

Peeking Cat 40 is now available in print! It features all the poems and prose published on the Peeking Cat Literary website from October 2020 to September 2021 – that’s 64 writers and 109 pages of wonderful writing! Our gorgeous front cover photo was taken by Beverly M. Collins, and there’s another peeking cutie inside, courtesy […]

Creative Writing Webinars For Cancer Survivors

We are starting a new webinar series on creative writing! It will be aimed at cancer patients, survivors and caregivers who would like to write through their experiences. The series will include topics such as poetry, memoir, essays, blogging, body image, getting published and more. The series is still in the planning stages right now, […]

Coming in 2021: Speaking Cat!

That’s right, we’re entering the world of podcasting! Speaking Cat is the Peeking Cat Literary podcast coming in early 2021. We’ll be talking about writing poetry and creative nonfiction; writing the self; and writing and wellbeing, including writing about trauma and cancer survivorship. We’ll also be chatting with guest authors! Of course, chatting with guest […]

We Are Open For Submissions!

After six months of being on hiatus, Peeking Cat Poetry Magazine is reopening for submissions! We’re coming back in a new format, so here’s what’s changing: Previously, we released one issue per month in print and as a PDF. However, we will now publish work straight onto the Peeking Cat Poetry website – one author […]

Peeking Cat Anthology 2018 Out Now!

  I’m very pleased to present to you the Peeking Cat Anthology 2018 – over 100 pages of poetry, prose and photography from 58 writers and artists! The book is available in paperback on and as an ebook, and it will soon also be available on Amazon. Thank you very much to all of […]

Submissions Temporarily Closed

Hi all! This is to let you know that we are currently closed to submissions for both the magazine and the anthology until further notice. I will still be working through the submissions that have already been emailed to me, but I’m not sure when the next issue will be released. Apologies for the delay […]

Temporary Changes To Publication Schedule

Hi all, This is a short note to let you know that due to editor illness, I will be changing the publication schedule for Peeking Cat Poetry Magazine. Instead of publishing at the end of the month every month, as of now, we will be working on an as-and-when basis. This means I’m not sure […]

Peeking Cat Anthology 2018 Now Open For Submissions!

It’s that time again – we are now accepting submissions for the Peeking Cat Anthology 2018! We are accepting: Poetry Flash fiction (up to 2,000 words) Artwork and photography (please bear in mind that in the print copies of the book, these will be published in black and white only, but they will be in colour […]

Welcome to the New Peeking Cat Website & Forum!

Hi all! You might have noticed we’ve had a bit of a facelift around here. I’ve moved the website from Blogger to WordPress, which means we have an exciting new addition to the website – a forum! I tried to keep the website as similar to the old one as possible because we still need […]