About Us

Red Ogre Review

We are an independent press for poetry, prose poetry, and visual art founded in October 2021 by Creative Writing Masters graduates of Lancaster University, England.

Why the Name?

Geoffrey of Monmouth wrote about how, in folklore, ogres lived in ancient Britain before human civilization. We thought it sounded catchy!


Red Ogre Review is a member of CLMP, the Community of Literary Magazines & Presses:

We are fiscally sponsored for non-profit fundraising by Independent Arts & Media:

And financially supported by a grant from the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers Association:

Journal founder and editor-in-chief Matthew Bullen is a member of the Society of Authors:

Do you represent or work with a relevant publisher’s organization? We’d be delighted to learn more and to discuss partnership opportunities.

Contact Us

The easiest way to contact us is via email at info@ogre.red. We do our best to respond to email as quickly as we can, typically within a day.