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Writing in Education: Call for Submissions

Next Issue: Writing in Education No. 80, Spring 2020

Submissions open until 1 February 2020

The submissions window is now open for the Spring 2020 issue of Writing in Education and we would like to invite all NAWE members to contribute. Conference-related contributions are especially welcome.

To submit an article to Writing in Education, please first refer to the submission guidelines downloadable below. Please note: submissions that fail to follow the guidelines may be ignored.

Writing in Education: General Information

Submission deadlines:

Spring Issue: 1 February; Summer Issue: 1 May; Autumn/Winter Issue: 20 November (normally 1 September).

The aim of this magazine is to explore the work of writers and teachers in educational and community contexts. Its purpose is to assist the peer learning of NAWE members and their colleagues.

We invite NAWE members to write on the subject of creative writing in education - in schools, adult education and tertiary settings. We encourage you to think broadly on this topic and address any issue relating to the development of a space for creative writing in any educational setting. Please note, it is developmental work that we wish to highlight, not self-promotion. It may be useful to think about the kinds of articles most useful to your teaching and practice. 


All articles will be considered by the full editorial board who will also take independent advice if needed. 

Books for review should be sent directly to the Reviews Editor, c/o the NAWE address. Publishers are reminded that Writing in Education does not normally carry reviews of individual works of fiction or poetry except when these have clearly resulted from a residency. 

NAWE members are reminded to send news of their new publications as well as of any prizes and awards to the office for featuring on our website and in the magazine, space permitting. News items should be emailed to publications@nawe.co.uk     

Please note that the individual contributions to this journal do not necessarily represent the views of NAWE or even the majority of its members. We welcome responses to any of the articles and reviews including those which would seem to offer contentious opinions.


Writing in Education: Editorial Board

Liz Cashdan, George Green, Carolyn Jess-Cooke, Tom MacAndrew, Sally O'Reilly 

Reviews Editor: Matthew Tett

Magazine Editor: Lisa Koning


Quarter page: 3.5" (w) x 4.5" (h) £55

Half page: 3.5" (w) x 9" (h) or 7.25" (w) x 4.5" (h) £100

Whole page: 7.25" (w) x 9" (h) £150

Qualifying members receive a 10% discount.

Please send advertisements as black and white PDFs to admin@nawe.co.uk by the following dates:

Spring Issue: 1 February
Summer Issue: 1 May
Autumn Issue: 15 September

Leaflets and/or similar material may also be included in the magazine mailing (x 1000)

£100 for a single A4 sheet, otherwise by negotiation.

Copyright remains with individual contributing authors (with NAWE reserving the right to reproduce materials in other NAWE publications and in the members-only area of www.nawe.co.uk). We request that any other use of the materials by the authors should make reference to the original publication in Writing in Education.