About Us

Pandemonium Journal is a digital space for writers, artists, and creatives across a wide variety of genres. We aim to encourage emerging talent from both Pakistan and abroad.
We look for writing and art that moves us and displays an heightened sense of craft and imagery.

Afshan Shafi – Editor

Afshan Shafi lives in Lahore and has studied English Literature and International Relations at The University of Buckingham and Webster Graduate School London. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Poetry, Poetry Wales, Blackbox Manifold, Flag + Void, Luna Luna, Clinic, and 3am magazine. Her poems have also appeared in the anthologies, Smear (edited by Greta Bellamacina) ,The New River Press Yearbook, and When They Start To Love You As A Machine You Should Run (edited by Heathcote Ruthven). For her work as a poet she was interviewed by Arte Tv (France) Words Without Borders, Hello! and Pakistan Today. She has previously served as a poetry editor for The Missing Slate and as an assistant editor for GoodTimes Magazine. Her prose has appeared in Grazia (Pakistan), The News on Sunday, OK! (Pakistan) and Daily Times (Pakistan). She is currently a contributing books editor at Libas Now and the Aleph Review.

Instagram: @afshanshafi1 | @afshanjourno

Fatima Ijaz – Contributing Editor

Fatima Ijaz, finds reality to be mysterious and indulges in fathoming it by drawing tarot cards in surrealistic association. She is currently teaching English and Speech Communication at IBA, Karachi. She is an English  graduate from Hartwick College, N.Y and York University, TO. She also holds a Master in English Linguistics from Eastern Michigan University. She won first prize at the Mclaughlin Poetry Contest in Toronto, 2007. Her work was featured in a poetry and art collaboration for #NomeansNo at the Music Mela, Islamabad’18 and at Art Baithak, KU in March’19. Her work has been published in The Write Launch, Rigorous, Abramelin, Zau, Whirlwind, Praxis and others.

Talia Mirza – Contributing Editor

Talia Mirza is a poet, writer and blogger, resident in Lahore. Her work has been been published in Penorama.pk amongst others. She is interested in issues of race and identity, modern politics, fiction and spirituality.

Submission Guidelines

Please send all submissions to info@pandemoniumjournal.com We accept submissions of Prose of no more than 2500 words. For Poetry, please submit no more than four poems. For Art and Photography please submit up to seven high res images. All submissions must include a third-person bio.