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Between the Lines 2017

Story added 1st Dec 2016

Between the Lines is City Lit's annual anthology of poems, stories and scripts by our creative writing students. It showcases the work of writers across the entire range of our writing courses, from introductory courses such as Ways into Creative Writing right up to advanced courses in poetry, fiction, drama and life writing. The 2017 anthology will include work from students who studied between April 2016 and April 2017.

Submit your work

Between the Lines 2017 is now closed for submissions. Thanks so much to everybody who submitted their work to this year's anthology!

Writers will be notified by 31 July 2017. All entrants will also be emailed an invitation to the launch of Between the Lines 2017 in September.

This webpage will be updated soon with details of the launch and information on where to get a copy of the anthology.

Between the Lines 2016

Photo: the launch of Between the Lines 2016 in the John Lyons Theatre at City Lit

Thank you so much to everyone who made the launch of Between the Lines 2016 such a success. A copy of the most recent anthology is available in the Student Centre and Library on the Mezzanine. Check back soon for details of the digital version.

>> Queries: contact or call the Writing Department on 020 7492 2717.

>> Find out more about creative writing at City Lit.

>> If you're a City Lit writer, sign up to perform your work at City Lit Talks Back.

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Image credit: "The Faulkner Portable", Gary Bridgeman,, via Wikimedia Commons