Department of English, Macquarie University

We invite the Postgraduate Students and Alumni of Macquarie University to submit to issue #13 of The Quarry, the Macquarie University Department of English journal of student creative writing. 

Submissions open: 17th November 2017

Submissions close: 27th January 2018

This issue seeks submissions of poetry, fiction or creative non-fiction of up to 1500 words, inspired by the boundaries, margins and frontiers that surround us. 

Can borders be crossed? What happens when we cross them and what is it like on the other side? 

- Maximum words: 1500

- Up to two pieces of work can be submitted by the author. Each piece must be submitted in a separate Submissions form.

- All submissions must include a classification of the style (ie fiction, creative non-fiction or poetry)

- Multiple submissions are accepted, however all work must be previously unpublished.

- All work remains copyright of the author

All contributors will be contacted after the closing date advising the outcome of the submission. Unfortunately, feedback is not provided to pieces that are not accepted. 

The Editor of Issue #13 is Laura Neill, an emerging writer and student of the MA Creative Writing Program at Macquarie University. For any enquiries, Laura can be contacted on:

Supervising Editor: Associate Professor Jane Messer

The Quarry journal