Submissions are Open for Issue Seven: Breaking the Stigma

Welcome to the second year of QUT GLASS magazine. We are happy to announce the theme of our first issue ‘Breaking the Stigma’. Find the theme prompt in the picture above for ideas on what to write! We have designed this theme to be open to interpretation, which means you can be as strict or loose with the theme as you like in your submission! We’re so stoked to be putting this magazine together and we cannot wait to have a look at what you’ve got to send us.  

Submission Guidelines: 

Writing: Short Stories, Nonfiction, Poetry, Open Letters, Opinion Pieces, Reviews, Recipes (deadset, someone please send a recipe, we can’t cook) 

  • Hard 850-word limit for 2-pages and 500-word limit for 1-page. 
  • PLEASE Check out our submission style guide and guidelines (GLASS Media Style Guide 2020)

Art: Digital Photography, Film Photography Scans, Art, Digital Drawings 

  • Must be high quality – email us if you have issues! 

Submission Deadlines: 

  • Submissions will be opening on the 10th of January.  
  • Submissions will close on the 31st of January

A note from GLASS Editors: 

If you’re not a creative writer, that’s fine! We’d love to see content from all across QUT, from Law to Education and everything in between. You can write on any topic in whatever writing format you want, an open letter, a review, a recipe, an essay – it’s up to you. We’d like to particularly encourage submitting if you haven’t published anything before as we love seeing new contributors. (PS. having a professional writing credit is great for a resume) If you were a GLASS contributor in 2019, you know the drill – welcome back! 

We’re also announcing FREE editing/pitching/feedback on all written submissions should they chose to access itThese drop-in feedback sessions will be on the 17th and 20th  of January. Our Editors will be there, ready to help you with your submissions. If these timelines don’t work for you, please email GLASS to arrange another time.  

FRIDAY 17/01/20: 9am-12pm Menagerie Cafe Kelvin Grove 

MONDAY 20/01/20: 12pm-3pm Menagerie Cafe Kelvin Grove 

If you have any other questions, please email media(@) and we’ll jump onto them quick smart for you.   

Submit here and look out for more Issue One updates and launch info soon! 


The GLASS Team

Em Readman
Em Readman

Em Readman is a writer from Meanjin who lives in Boorloo. She has been published in Aniko Press, the Suburban Review, Bowen St Press, Baby Teeth Arts, and others. They were an editor of Glass Magazine in 2020 and 2021, and won the 2022 Blue Knot Foundation Award with the Hunter Writer's Centre.

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