Printed Words is a quarterly publication.
Guidelines for the charity anthology
The profits from this will go to Macmillan. Submissions will close on 15th June 2020. The anthology is
expected to be published in September 2020.
The writing can be about cancer, loss/grief or surviving cancer, but it doesn't have to be.
Unlike the quarterly ezine/magazine we are only accepting UK submissions for this one. Unpublished
work is preferred, but we will consider a limited number of reprints.
What we're looking for:
Creative non-fiction or Short stories up to 2000 words
Poetry up to 50 lines.
Send them to email@example.com
(note the different email address to our usual submissions)
with a bio of up to 100 words.
Guidelines for the summer issue
Poems (up to 50 lines)
Creative non-fiction, book reviews or flash fiction (up to 500 words)
Short stories (up to 2000 words)
(Anything we publish over this word count has been requested. If you have something you want
to send, which is longer than stated in the guidelines, please ask. We are also open to considering novel extracts, but again please ask first.)
Submissions open on 15th March and close on 10th May
This is a non-profit publication. We are unable to offer payment to all our contributors but will include a bio and a link of your choice. Our judge will select one contributor per quarter to win £20.
can also state if you want to opt in to win advertising space. This will not affect your chances of winning the cash prize.
Send your work (as a word document) and a 100-word bio with link to your website, book OR social media (in
the body of the email) to firstname.lastname@example.org
Include your name and title(s) in the body of your email. Submissions will be judged blindly. Maximum of three pieces per quarterly submission
We accept unpublished and previously published work.
We were recently featured on Six Questions For... which you can READ HERE