Sponge is an online journal for science fiction and speculative fiction, based in the post-apocalpytic city of Christchurch, New Zealand. We publish short stories and poetry from NZ, Australian, and Pacific writers, with a particular focus on new and emerging writers.

Sponge is currently closed for submissions.

We just released out third issue with 7 stories/poems from New Zealand writers,

You can subscribe to our mailing list at the bottom of this page, or if you any questions please contact e[email protected].

Special thanks to Ivan for designing and building this website and to Ben for coming up with the name.

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