Archive for August 2007

Call for submissions

Announcing a new anthology, working title "the new anthology". The previous anthology published by Willesden Writers' Group won first prize in the national Arts Council England/Raymond Williams award. Here's what you need to know, a proclamation by order of the most high Secretary:

1. Closing date is 5pm Wednesday October 31st. If we don't receive your entry by then, it ain't going in the book, no matter how good it is.

2. Entries will be accepted from both present and past members of the group.

3. Entries can be in the form of a short story, a chapter of a book, poetry or any other form of creative writing.

4. You can submit up to 3 poems (up to 50 lines each) and/or 2 pieces of prose up to 4,000 words.

5. Entries must be typed on A4 paper, double spaced and handed in at the Writers Group on a Thursday. If you are not able to get to the writers group, then please email your submission to

6. Please feel free to come along between now and Oct 31st in order to get feedback from the group on the piece you are working on for submission.

7. If your work is accepted for inclusion, we will then require it in a form that can be downloaded onto a computer i.e. sent online or via a floppy disk.

8. If you wish your manuscript and/or floppy disk returned to you, you must either pick it up from the workshop after the judging, or enclose an SAE with your submission.

9. By sending in a submission you are agreeing to your work being edited and also to it being published in the new anthology, however, you retain copyright.

10. Successful submissions will be notified in the New Year, the judges' decision is final.

11. Don't forget to put your name, address and contact details on your entry!

May the best be included and may you get painful whitlows if you send in rubbish.

Posted in | Leave a comment


Swedish Greys - a WordPress theme from Nordic Themepark. Converted by