Larnaca Bay, March 2021

Ilias Tsagas

Ilias Tsagas is a Greek poet writing in English and in Greek. His poems have appeared at the Sand Journal, The Shanghai Literary Review, streetcake magazine, Tint Journal, the Away With Words Anthology (Vol 4) and elsewhere. He was also a runner-up at the Briefly Write Poetry Prize 2021.

Two Photos

Lila Kahn

Lila Kahn is a photographer, illustrator, and designer from Oakland, California. She has always been fascinated by the expressiveness of landscapes, both natural and human-made, and aims to explore that quality through her art. When she is not creating, you can find her cooking, thinking about the cosmos, or trying to befriend a neighborhood cat.

NEW: Photography Submissions

Photography submissions are now closed.

For the first time, we are seeking photography submissions for the cover of Briefly Zine (Issues 5-8).

Please send up to 3 images (attached as JPEG files) in an email to

All work must be your own. We are looking for original and unpublished photographs only.

We want creative, thoughtful and thought-provoking images. Photos of people or pets are unlikely to be accepted. Any images that discriminate against a particular group will not be considered.

In the body of your email, please include a short third-person bio. You can also add links to your website/social media, which we would be happy to promote.

We respond to photography submissions within one month, probably sooner. If you haven’t heard back after this time, please contact us to check your email hasn’t gone astray.

Unfortunately, we cannot pay contributors at this time. We will, however, promote you and your work through social media.

You retain the rights to your image(s).

Photo by Marcelo Moreira