The magazine aims to promote both published and amateur authors, at the same time as preserving a literary form, whose lineage can be traced all the way back to the dawn of recorded history.
In order to provide this free service, Aesop Magazine's costs are funded by advertising sales - harking back to a tradition of patronage, which promoted the works of Classical scholars and writers such as Aesop, Plato and Herodotus and gave them the opportunity to compose their now immortal works.
There are numerous award winners including an EMI winner, and a winner of The Sunday Tribune’s New Irish Writer of the Year and Emerging Poetry Awards.
At the other end of the spectrum, we’ve had submissions from university students, schoolchildren, first time writers, retirees and countless other relative newcomers who are just making their debut into the world of publishing. Our only precondition is that work is submitted in English (or with an accompanying translation).