Wanted: Your Creative Writing

We are thrilled to announce that we have appointed two Literary Editors to the team, Prof Sue Harper and long-time contributor to the site, Paul Valentine. Sue and Paul are keen to read work submitted by local writers with these provisos:

  • Pieces should be no longer than 1,500 words
  • The material should be unpublished but can come from your own blog or website
  • It must be written by people from the Portsmouth (PO) area, or have a focus on Portsmouth
  • It can be poetry or prose, fiction or non-fiction
  • Possible genres are:
  • memoir
  • travelogues/walking stories
  • ecological/environmental narratives
  • gender narratives
  • modern fiction
  • historical fiction
  • quirky/unusual fiction

Please send submissions as Word doc attachments to starandcrescent@hotmail.com