Posted in info, National Year of Reading

Winter 2012 issue – out now!

You have probably heard lots of talk about reading lately and that’s because 2012 is the National Year of Reading. Our winter issue celebrates the National Year of Reading (because we do love reading and we know you do, too!).

Here’s what you’ll find inside issue 15:Alphabet Soup issue 15 cover

… and more!

Subscribe via our website (you can order single copies from the subscribe page, too). If  you’re in WA, rush in to one of our WA stockists—Westbooks (Victoria Park) and Zero to Ten (South Fremantle) who will have copies of the winter issue to sell you from Wednesday 16 May 2012.

Happy National Year of Reading!

National Year of Reading button 




Alphabet Soup magazine is a proud partner of the National Year of Reading.

Posted in competitions, info

Our spring 2011 writing comp

Alphabet Soup will be turning THREE in October. Hip hip hooray! So, we’ve decided to have a three-themed writing competition for our spring issue.


WIN A $20 BOOK VOUCHER (& see your story here on the blog) Boy writing. Artwork copyright Greg Mitchell

Entries close 21 October 2011

Write your own tale about The Three Little______ (choose your own characters). Your story should be no longer than 450 words and shorter is fine.

Include a competition entry form. This may be printed from the website (see competition rules), photocopied, or contact us to have one emailed or posted to you.

Your entry can be handwritten or typed.  Make sure you read the competition rules!


Don’t forget our Design-a-cover competition closes on 16 September 2011. The winning entry will be used for the cover of our summer issue. Check out our designing tips here.