• We welcome submissions from all Stirling postgraduate research students of the following categories:
  1. Creative writing (short story, poetry, creative non-fiction)
  2. Opinion pieces
  3. Visual arts (paintings, drawings, photographs)
  • Electronic submissions only. Submissions should be no more than 2000 words long (except short stories, which should be no more than 5000 words long).
  • We strongly encourage submissions related to your experience as a postgraduate student and submissions by minorities and underrepresented groups.
  • Multiple submissions are welcome. Please submit all writing in either .doc or .pdf files and all art & photographs in .jpg, .gif, or .png files.
  • Please name your document with your surname and in case of multiple submissions with your surname and a number.
  • Deadlines: We continuously accept submissions throughout the academic year. But If you would like to be considered for a community prize awarded by the Stirling Graduate School, please submit your article by the 15th April. There will be three prizes for this semester: 1x £25 book voucher for best creative writing ; 1x £25 book  voucher for best opinion  piece winner; 1x £25 book  voucher for best visual arts.

Please submit via email to, with the subject title ‘Submission’.