The Selkie is a non-profit literary magazine with ‘representation’ as its core value. It supports and publishes work by individuals who self-identify as underrepresented in terms of race/ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, sex, gender, socio-economic class, neurodivergence, disability, and refugee/immigration status.

Stories of Rebellion

Watch the online launch for Stories of Rebellion and hear our authors talk about their contributions, in addition to reading little sneak peeks from the collection. The video is available on YouTube.

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The Salmon/Over by Sean Dudley

The Salmon/Over by Sean Dudley

In 1950s Cork, a young boy spots a salmon trapped in the reeds of the River Lee, not knowing the fish will change the course of his brother’s life.



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Stories of Rebellion Release Party

Join us as we celebrate the release of our newest anthology, Stories of Rebellion.

Pushcart Prize Nominations 2024

We are so excited to announce our nominations for the 2024 Pushcart Prize!

Best of the Net 2024 Nominations

Here are The Selkie’s nominations for the 2024 Best of the Net anthology.

Virtual Writers’ Group

A nurturing, supportive environment for writers to discuss their work-in-progress short fiction.

Announcement of Partnership with Hillfire Press

We are very pleased to announce that The Selkie Publications CIC will now be working closely with Hillfire Press.


Edward Michael Supranowicz

Edward Michael Supranowicz is the grandson of Irish and Russian/Ukrainian immigrants. He grew up on a small farm in Appalachia.  He has a grad background in painting and printmaking. 

Mario Loprete

Mario Loprete was born in Catanzaro in 1968. Painting is his first love—an important, pure love. Creating a painting, starting from the spasmodic research of a concept with which he wants to transmit his message—this is the foundation of painting for him. 

Irina Tall

Irina Tall (Novikova) is an artist, graphic artist, and illustrator. In her work, she raises themes of ecology and draws on anti-war topics.

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