Rainbow Collection

Positivity, Hope, Togetherness

In the midst of chaos and global uncertainty, the world gave us rainbows.

In this collection, we’re looking for pieces that reflect on the gravity of COVID19, whilst also remembering our strength and togetherness.


Shortlist is announced!

Remember the Rainbows – Shortlist Announced!

We are thrilled to announce the (longish) shortlist for our Remember the Rainbows competition! We thoroughly enjoyed every single piece. We were entranced by fantastical fiction, intrigued by poignant poetry, and wowed by fearless non-fiction. It was a privilege to read your writing and the next stage is going to demand some difficult decisions! The […]

For full submission guidelines, including deadlines and resources:

Call for submissions – Remember the Rainbows

Remember the rainbows? DEADLINE EXTENDED! WED 30 JUNE Crystal Stanley, of Ipswich, said she set up the Rainbow Trail Facebook page after seeing “something similar” on social media from Italy. More than 182,000 members from around the world have since joined her group. Miss Stanley, 31, said the rainbows were a sign of “positivity, hope and togetherness” […]


Read our interview with Guest Judge of the competition, Laura Besley:

Remember the Rainbows – Guest Judge – Laura Besley

Thrilled to announce that the amazing LAURA BESLEY is the Guest Judge for our #remembertherainbow #writingcompetition! Laura has recently been listed by TSS Publishing as one of the top 50 British and Irish Flash Fiction writers with her story ‘On Repeat’ (Reflex Fiction). Her flash fiction collection, The Almost Mothers, was published in March 2020, and […]

We can’t wait to read your work!