We are now accepting submissions for 'Between the Lines 2020'

 

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.

Between the Lines 2019

A copy of Between the Lines 2019 is available as part of the library catalogue in our Student Centre on the Mezzanine floor at the college.

Between the Lines 2019 is a special edition in celebration of City Lit's Centenary, and includes a number of pieces themed around centenaries, the number 100, and the passage of time.

Between the Lines 2020

All of our students on writing courses from May 2019 - May 2020 are warmly encouraged to send in their writing to be considered for inclusion in Between the Lines 2020.

The anthology will showcase 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. 

Submissions should be emailed as attachments to betweenthelines@citylit.ac.uk by midnight on Monday 25 May 2020.

We look forward to reading your work!

Submission guidelines

  • Poems must be 40 lines or fewer.
  • Prose (fiction or creative non-fiction) must be 1000 words or fewer.
  • Scripts must not exceed 2 A4 pages in length.
  • Extracts from longer works are welcome.
  • There is a maximum of two submissions per student.
  • Wherever possible please submit your work as a double-spaced Microsoft Word document.
  • In your submission document please include your name, state the form of your writing (e.g. poetry, prose, script), the title of the piece(s) submitted, course attended, name of tutor, and your student reference number (if available).
  • Printed copies of submissions can be left for the attention of the Writing Department at the City Lit Reception Desk on the Ground Floor; or posted to the Writing Department, City Lit, 1-10 Keeley Street, London, WC2B 4BA. Your work should be clearly marked as a submission for Between the Lines 2020 and include all of the above details.
  • The decision of the editorial team is final. The editors cannot enter into correspondence about their editorial decisions and are unable to provide feedback on those entries not accepted for publication. Copyright remains with the author. City Lit reserves the right to publish in its Between the Lines 2020 anthology and to use accepted pieces for promotional purposes online and in print.

We look forward to receiving your work!

Any queries?

>> Get in touch at betweenthelines@citylit.ac.uk or give the Writing Department a call on 020 7492 2717.

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

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