Welcome to The Student Wordsmith: the home of online writing and publishing presence for budding creatives, set up by emerging writer Sophie-Louise Hyde.

If you are a writer of poetry, artist or photographer, or even into design and typography, then The Student Wordsmith is the place to have your work noticed.

The Purple Breakfast Review: Second Issue

Submissions Now Open!

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The Student Wordsmith‘s The Purple Breakfast Review is a unique, on-line journal opportunity for students, graduates and young people.

Submissions for its second issue will open from 12pm today (Wednesday 8th April 2015).

Closing Date: Friday 15th May 2015 at 5pm.

This round’s theme is:

‘Technology vs. Nature’

We invite submissions for consideration from writers of all genres (prose, poetry, drama and non-fiction) and illustrators.

Words limits on prose, drama and non-fiction = 2000 words, poetry = up to 600 words.

Please note that all written submissions should be sent as a Word document attachment.

All illustrations to be sent in high-resolution (original version) and/or PDF. attachment format.

Each entrant is entitled to send up to three pieces of work for free.

Submissions are to be emailed to pbr@thestudentwordsmith.com.

We look forward to receiving your entries!


First Issue: Now Available for Download!

Published quarterly, its first issue is now available to download. Themed around the subject of ‘Beginnings’, it is warm, vibrant and celebrates the work of new and emerging writers.

You can now purchase your on-line download for just £1.99. We will automatically send you a link to your download upon its release on Tuesday 31st March 2015.

Alternatively, why not purchase our Early-Bird Annual Deal and be sent all four of our published journals this year, including a printed version of our best-selling journal from 2015!

(Subsequent issues will be published in June, September and December of 2015). Please note your print version will sent out later in 2015.


A full list of selected contributors for this first issue can be found here.