Creative writing at The Edge Cafe, Cambridge

Call for submissions

We are now are inviting submissions for Edgewords: Wild Encounter creative writing anthology to be launched at The Edge Café in December 2019. We are looking for short pieces ­– fiction, life writing or poetry – on the theme WILD ENCOUNTER. All proceeds from the anthology will go towards The Edge Café’s work, supporting people in recovery from addiction.

Submission Guidelines

• Open to all writers over the age of 16.

• The theme is WILD ENCOUNTER, maximum of 300 words for prose, or 30 lines for poetry.

• Maximum of 3 submissions per person.

• Submissions should be typed on an A4 page and saved as a PDF file.

• We can't return your submission, so please don't send us your only copy.

• We will announce our final selection on The Edge website on Thursday 31 October 2019:

• All entrants will be invited to the launch event in December.

• Fill in the form below and upload your submission.

• The deadline for submissions is Sunday 29 September 2019.


A note on this year's theme

Some of you may have experienced a Wild Encounter at The Edge Café. If you haven’t, why not come in
and ask for one? Just saying ‘could I have a Wild Encounter please’ will nourish your inner smile. And
who knows where that smile will take you in your writing ... we look forward to finding out.
If you have any questions, please email the Edgewords Editors: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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