Issue 8 Release Date Confirmed!

Issue 8 is being released on 26th April! Join us in room 254 on the 2nd floor of the Larkin Building, University of Hull, between 4 & 6 p.m.

Alternatively, we will be attending the showcase evening by HU Writes, in the Arts Cafe of Middleton Hall, from 6.30 p.m. on the same evening. Catch us at either event and grab your FREE copy of Issue 8: Emergence!

‘Emergence’ was originally intended as a contrasting follow-up to Issue 7, ‘Lockdown’, but our submissions encompass so much more than that. From images of spring, personal development and travel, to grief and LGBTQ+ expression, our biggest ever print issue runs the gamut of possible interpretations of the word ’emergence’. The anthology features poetry, prose, drama and a large collection of photography.

An extended version of Issue 8, featuring yet more work, will be released as a PDF on this site, so watch this space!

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Just a little bit about us:

We are a creative anthology founded in 2014 and produced and published by members of English Society at the University of Hull, with the entire team being volunteers. So far we have released seven issues.

Hull Scribbler is a safe space for showcasing the talent of Hull creatives: the kind of talent we believe makes both the city and the University of Hull amazing and unique! Submissions are not strictly limited to current students; we readily accept submissions from alumni and will consider submissions from non-academic staff members. We accept poetry, prose fiction, drama, screenplays, memoirs, reviews, articles, photography, artwork and even song lyrics and sheet music – as long as they can be linked to our current theme.

Two of our previous issues can be found on this site: Issue 6, ‘Journeys’, and Issue 7, ‘Lockdown’. Issue 2 is available as an E-book on Amazon.

‘I am always trying to “preserve” things by getting other people to read what I have written, and feel what I felt.’

– Philip Larkin, Letters to Monica