Issue 6: Rebirth and Growth (Call for Submissions)

*NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE: Closing at 11.59pm on Monday 11th June 2018*

The Student Wordsmith returns with its brand-new call for submissions on the theme of ‘Rebirth and Growth’.

Send us your writing (prose, poetry, script) and / or artwork for the chance to be published in Issue 6 of our Creative Writing journal, The Purple Breakfast Review.

As well as publication, we’ll also be offering a top prize of a FREE place on one of our new 3-month, Creative Professional Development programmes (worth over £200!) to celebrate their upcoming release this September!

For full details on how to enter, please see the information below.

Enter the competition

Closing Date: 11:59PM 11th June 2018

To submit your work, head to the checkout to pay your £5 entry fee.

Upon making your payment, you'll receive a 4-digit order number (e.g. #1234).

Send your writing or illustration to

Quote 'PBR6 #OrderNo' in the subject line of your email.

We'll reply to your email within 48 hours to confirm receipt of your entry.


Words Limits

Prose, Drama and Non-Fiction = 2000 words max.

Poetry = up to 600 words max.

Please note: All written submissions should be submitted anonymously as a Word doc. attachment in your email. All illustrations should be sent in high-resolution (original version) and / or in PDF. format.

We look forward to receiving your submissions!