The Journal

riggwelter (verb) – a dialect word from the North of England. a sheep, having fallen onto its back, being unable to right itself is said to be riggweltered (e.g. bloody thing’s riggweltered again).

Riggwelter is a journal of creative arts founded by Amy Kinsman in 2017. It releases an issue once a month. We are open to submissions of poetry, short fiction, visual art and experimental media. (For clarity’s sake: we are not affiliated with Black Sheep brewery or the lovely ale that they produce that shares our name).

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Our Team

Managing Editor: Amy Kinsman

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Mx. Amy Kinsman (they/them) is a genderfluid poet and playwright from Manchester, England. As well as managing Riggwelter, Amy is associate editor with Three Drops From A Cauldron and runs Gorilla Poetry open mic in Sheffield. They have also been a student editor of Route 57. Their work has previously appeared in many print anthologies and web journals. Their debut pamphlet is forthcoming from Indigo Dreams later in 2018.

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