The Team


Indigo Rising UK is an online literary magazine based in York, UK. We publish poems, prose, and flash fiction.

If you would like to submit work, please see the submission guidelines.

Managing Editor and Prose

Jem Henderson is studying for her English Literature and Creative Writing MA at York St. John University. She has previously been published in various online and print magazines, including Convozine, Beautiful Scruffiness, and Down in the Dirt.

She is a freelance copywriter, and can be contacted at

Prose Editor

Amy Christmas is working towards her PhD in Literature, and has had creative work published with Aesthetica, The Cadaverine, The Round Table Review, and Raw Dog Screaming Press in the US.

Poetry Editors

Steve Nash is a writer and lecturer based in York. His poetry and prose has been published all over the place, and has even been lauded with an award or two. He is currently neglecting his PhD in favour of making a terrible racket on his own or with his band.

Vicki Bartram works part time for small publishing press, Stairwell Books and has had her poetry and prose published in Indigo Rising US, Turbulence Magazine and Beautiful Scruffiness. She is currently working on a non-fiction book that is set to shock the socks off many.

Flash Fiction Editor

Steve Toase has been published at Sein und Werden, Weaponizer, Nthposition, Cafe Irreal and streetcake amongst others. Steve is also a book reviewer for Fortean Times and, under his nickname Hermann, writes regularly for BSH Custom Bike Magazine.