Submissions open for our spring reading

We’re delighted to be hosting another student and faculty reading on Saturday, 20 April 2024 at Perdu in Amsterdam. It’s …Read More

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8 themed calls and contests for spring

Themed journals and contests can inspire new work or help you find the perfect home for an existing piece. For …Read More

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Canadian magazines that publish international writers

Our mammoth list of Canadian literary magazines that welcome fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction from emerging writers around the world.Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff20 December 2023

Do it like Zadie Smith

6 tips for achieving Zadie Smith's no-nonsense, just-get-on-with-it approach to writingRead More

Profile PhotoKate Darnton19 December 2023

7 great places to submit for the thrifty and impatient

For this month’s list, we looked for journals with no submissions fees and typical response times of weeks rather than …Read More

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Poetry, publishing and finding inspiration in the everyday

Originally from the UK, Jo currently lives in Amsterdam with her husband and two daughters. She first heard about IWC …Read More

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Queer literary magazines

June is Pride month, so we thought we’d focus this month’s list on queer literary magazines and journals. Although all …Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff30 June 2023

Budding novelist learns the value of outlining

Tineke Broer found the International Writers’ Collective at the beginning of the pandemic and was most recently a student in …Read More

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Contests & Calls with May and June Deadlines

A number of editors and contest organisers have contacted us recently for help getting the word out to our community …Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff11 May 2023

Why teens need creative writing

Many of us writers begin as children scribbling our stories in an unsteady hand. Others discover the joy of writing …Read More

Profile PhotoKaren Kao7 May 2023

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