Call for Submissions: ‘At The Movies!’

We’re calling for submissions for the Market Day edition of Wom*news, the UQ Women’s Collective zine, “At the Movies”.

Do you have an opinion piece, essay, poem, short story, list, photo set, comic strip, review, interview, or anything else, about a movie you’ve seen lately? We’re accepting all types of submissions from members and allies of the UQ Women’s Collective from now until January the 15th.
Your work will be featured both in the hard copy of our zine, the pdf version and as a post at the wom*news website.

Please: 
• Send your submissions, cover art, and any queries to Jessica and I at uqwnews@gmail.com.
• Read our content guidelines carefully; trigger warnings are a must, and any offensive or phobic matter will not be accepted.
• *Reference any sources in our super easy referencing style (found here: https://womynews.wordpress.com/submission-info/referencing-guidelines/)

Thank you,
Nadhia, Jessica, Molly, Isabel and Laura
The Wom*news Team

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Wom*news 11 – Call for Submissions Extended!

We’ve decided to extend the opening time for submissions for the upcoming issue of Wom*news. The Women in Public issue will be accepting submissions until Wednesday the 2nd of October. 

Details on what to submit and where to submit it are posted below!

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We accept opinion pieces, research articles, lists, short stories, reviews, interviews, poems, photographs, song lyrics, illustrations, paintings, collages…and anything else creative you can think of…
on the subject of women in public
which could be politicians, actresses, musicians, bloggers, comedians, public speakers, journalists, novelists, artists, charities, media scrutiny, paparazzi, pop culture, national and global news, documentaries
from members and allies of the UQ Women’s Collective.
Submissions are open on August 15
and close October 2, 5pm.

Your work will be featured both in the hard copy of our zine, the pdf version and as a post here at the wom*news website.

Please:

Thanks,
Emma, Rosie, Laura, Emily and Izzy
The Wom*news Team

PS. You can find full pdf versions of our past zine issues here.

Call for Submissions: Wom*news #11

We’re calling for submissions for the eleventh issue of the UQ Women’s Collective’s official magazine, Wom*news! The theme is “Women in Public”. Ooohh….

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We accept opinion pieces, research articles, lists, short stories, reviews, interviews, poems, photographs, song lyrics, illustrations, paintings, collages…and anything else creative you can think of…
on the subject of women in public
which could be politicians, actresses, musicians, bloggers, comedians, public speakers, journalists, novelists, artists, charities, media scrutiny, paparazzi, pop culture, national and global news, documentaries
from members and allies of the UQ Women’s Collective.
Submissions are open on August 15
and close September 15, 5pm.

Your work will be featured both in the hard copy of our zine, the pdf version and as a post here at the wom*news website.

Please:

Thanks,
Emma, Rosie, Laura, Emily and Izzy
The Wom*news Team

PS. You can find full pdf versions of our past zine issues here.

Call for Submissions #10: Cliterature!

Gasp! We’re double digits! Wom*news, the UQ Women’s Collective’s magazine, is calling for submissions for our 10th issue, with the theme of “women in literature”!

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We accept short stories, opinion pieces, research articles, lists, interviews, poems, photographs, song lyrics, illustrations, paintings, collages, cover art…and anything else creative you can think of…
on the subject of women in literature, ergo; female authors, authors of other genders, characterisation, sexism, feminism, gender and queer representation in literature, female-only novel prizes, chick lit, erotica, females in novel to film/tv adaptations, literary stereotypes and tropes, females and feminism in the publishing industry, the history of female authors, best and worst female role models of the literary world, etc
from members and allies of the UQ Women’s Collective.
Submissions are open on June 8
and close July 8, 5pm.

Your work will be featured both in the hard copy of our zine, the pdf version and as a post here at the wom*news website.

Please:

Thanks,
Emma, Rosie, Lorelei, Emily and Laura
The Wom*news Team

PS. You can find full pdf versions of our past zine issues here.

Call For Submissions: Wom*news #9 “Myths”!

Wom*news, the UQ Women’s Collective’s magazine, is calling for submissions for our 9th issue, with the theme of “myths”!

We accept short stories, opinion pieces, research articles, lists, interviews, poems, photographs, song lyrics, illustrations, paintings, collages…and anything else creative you can think of…
on the subject of myths relating to women, feminism, female identities, gender and sexuality
from members and allies of the UQ Women’s Collective.
Submissions are open on March 1st, 10am
and close March 26, 5pm.

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We are also looking for cover art for this issue relating to the theme of myths.

Your work will be featured both in the hard copy of our zine, the pdf version and as a post here at the wom*news website.

Please:

Thanks,
Emma, Lorelei and Rosie
The Wom*news Team

PS. You can find full pdf versions of our past zine issues here.

Wom*news #8: Call for Submissions! (Updated, Subs Close Jan 10!)

“Flashback! …And Back Again!”

Theme:  Herstory of the UQ Women’s Collective and Current Thoughts on Feminism
Closing date: 5pm, January 10!

We welcome: essays, opinion pieces, short fiction stories, poetry, photography, traditional art and interviews (transcripts)
– on the subject of past and current incarnations and the herstory of the UQ Women’s Collective, and also on your thoughts on feminism right now.
– from UQWC members and our frandz

We would love it if we could have submissions from past collective members, or interviews with them. Please make sure you have permission to use photographs found. We would love any information such as contacts or documents from past Collectives to be directed to us via email (listed below) if known. If interviews do go ahead, but they might take a while, we can extend the closing date to late December. Please let us know if that’s the case.

Word limit: 1,200
Referencing: APA reference list (no in-text citations required)
Please read our content guidelines before submitting.

You can email submissions or questions to Emma, uqwnews@gmail.com. If you are a past collective member, we would love to hear from you!
Send submissions for the zine’s cover art to Lorelei, uqwnews@gmail.com

On the fb topic list you can find ideas to take up to write a submission on. Please add your submission topic to the topic list on facebook so we don’t have pieces doubling up.
You can also contribute to this issue’s news round up here!

~ Emma

Call for Submissions! Wom*news #7: The Body Issue

Call for Submissions –
Wom*news Issue #7
The UQ Women’s Collective Zine

Theme: Bodies (The Body Issue)
Closing date: 5pm, September 14

We welcome: essays, opinion pieces, literature and media reviews, short fiction stories, poetry, photography, traditional art, interviews (transcripts)
– on the subject of female-identifying people/groups’s bodies, bodily functions, how they view their bodies and how their bodies are viewed or portrayed in society or media.

Word limit: 1,200
Referencing: APA reference list (no in-text citations required)
Please read our content policy and submission info before submitting.

You can email submissions or questions to Emma at uqwnews@gmail.com
Send submissions for this issues’ cover art to Lorelei at uqwnews@gmail.com

On the fb topic list you can find ideas to take up to write a submission on.
Please add your submission topic to the topic list on facebook so we don’t have pieces doubling up.
And don’t forget to contribute to the August/September news round up!

~ Emma