Founded by poets Mariah Whelan and Joe Carrick-Varty in 2019, bath magg is an online poetry magazine and a home for the best new writing. Our aim is to offer a platform for both established and emerging writers to share a space.

We publish three times a year, and are regularly open for unsolicited submissions. Please check our submissions page for details.



Mariah Whelan is a poet from Oxford. Her first collection, the love i do to you, won the AM Heath Prize and a pamphlet the rafters were still burning is forthcoming with Dancing Girl Press. She is currently completing her PhD at the University of Manchester’s Centre for new Writing. Find out more at www.mariahwhelan.com.

Joe Carrick-Varty is a British-born Irish poet based in London. His debut pamphlet, Somewhere Far, won the 2018 New Poets Prize. His poems have appeared in The Poetry Review, Poetry Ireland Review and the New Statesman. Find out more at www.joecarrickvarty.com.

Gboyega Odubanjo is a British-Nigerian poet born and raised in East London. His pamphlet, While I Yet Live, was published by Bad Betty Press in 2019. He is a Roundhouse Resident Artist.