Issue 5 is here!

Sideways Issue 5 is available to download for free now:

Sideways issue 5-2

Featuring award-winning writers Bill Cotter and Christine Hamm; novelist and screenwriter Philip Davison; published poets Edward Alport, Mike Cole, Ian Heffernan, Oormila Vijayakrishnan Prahlad and Lorelei Bacht.

This issue also welcomes the poetry of Deborah York.


Edward Alport – DIES IRA’ & ‘How To Eat Chocolate’ 

Mike Cole – ‘Bats’, ‘Inebriate’ & ‘Climb’

Bill Cotter – ‘Visiting a Remembered Watershed’ & ‘Visiting an Old Wimmera Home’

Philip Davison – ‘Bowl of Fruit’

Ian Heffernan – ‘Chinese Haiku’ & ‘Nocturne, September 2018’

Oormila Vijayakrishnan Prahlad – ‘Secret Lives’ & ‘Holding Out’

Christine Hamm – ‘they move through their mute rooms’

Lorelei Bacht – ‘Sailor, i refute you.’

New Poets

Deborah York – ‘Thankful’


Would you like to contribute? We’re ready for you! Issue 6 will be released in February 2022.

Please kindly read our submissions guide.