INVITATION TO SUBMIT ORIGINAL WORK TO ‘MATTER’

Submissions are invited from all current Sheffield Hallam University post-graduate writing students, recent graduates from the SHU MA, and current SHU undergraduate level 6 (major project) students.

MATTER  is the flagship publication of the Sheffield Hallam University Creative Writing MA.  2017 will be the 15th edition and we warmly invite you to submit work for inclusion. Alongside student writing, we will be inviting contributions from well-known writers associated with Sheffield Hallam University. Previous editions have been well received with high profile launch events in both Sheffield and London. Be a part of MATTER 2017 and help to make it the best yet.

MATTER  submission guidelines:

Deadline: 12 noon on Tuesday 14th February 2017 (Valentine’s Day!), with a view to publishing late April/early May. (launch date to be confirmed)

Submit to: makingmatter@gmail.com with subject heading First name, Last name: genre

Genres:               

Prose up to 4000 words

Poetry up to 3 poems of no more than 40 lines each

Script up to 5 pages

Please state your name, course and expected year of completion in the body of the email and attach submissions in a PDF format.

No more than one submission per genre (i.e. maximum of 3 submissions in total).

If you are submitting to more than one genre please send each submission in a separate email with relevant heading. You should also include a 50 word biography for use in the magazine if you are successful.

All submissions meeting the guidelines and received by the deadline will be considered for inclusion by the editorial team. The editorial team’s decisions are final.

We look forward to hearing from you!

MATTER Editorial Team (2017 edition)

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