Themes for 2024

Climate Change as seen through the eye of the beholder
AND Gender Abuse, Voices Against Silence: Unveiling the Hidden Stories of Gender Abuse

Please click though the links for our summary

  • Through the Eye of the Beholder--read 'Theme Overview Here, Please' here

  • Voices against Silence--read 'Synopsis' here


  • Submission Window

    An open call for submission: The Linnet’s Wings editors invites artists, writers, poets, and dreamers to share their most imaginative and insightful works with us. Our platform is dedicated to showcasing the beauty of artistic and literary expression, and we are calling upon you to help us paint a canvas with your unique colours.

    What We're Looking For:
    Poetry: up to 5 poems only

    Let your words dance on our pages, whether they whisper of love, roar with rage, or sing the subtleties of everyday life.


    Short Stories: up to 5000 words

    Weave narratives that captivate, whether grounded in reality or spun from the threads of fantasy.

    Artwork: From abstract explorations to traditional portraits, 'YOUR' art can illuminate and inspire.

    Comics: Up to 6A4 pages only
    Stories that leap off the page combine visual artistry with narrative flair -- WE 'LOVE' them.


    Submission Guidelines:

    All submissions must be original and unpublished.

    Short stories should be no longer than 5000 words.

    Poems should be no longer than 40 lines.

    Artwork and comics should be submitted in high-resolution digital format.

    Include a brief bio and a photo of yourself with your submission.

    Only upload work that you hold the copyright to.
    We won’t accept, racist in any way shape or form

    How to Submit:
    Send your submissions to thelinnetswings@gmail.com
    Please use the subject line "Submission: [Category] - [Your Name]". Attach your work as a Word document or a PDF for written pieces, and as a JPEG or PNG for artwork.

    First deadline for subs and reading: 28th Feb 2024
    Second deadline for subs and reading: 28 May 2024

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