Calling all School of English Creative Writing Graduates : Call for Submissions

Call for Submission


The Same Page is a Cork-based print anthology by UCC Creative Writing Post Graduate alumni


We are currently working on publication and have a particular interest in publishing poetry, short stories, and creative non-fiction.


The submission deadline to be included in the 2021 Anthology is February 19th.


The theme for submissions is:


“Blue is the colour of distance”

  • Tennessee Williams


All interpretations are encouraged. If you would like to submit, please consider the guidelines in full.


We look forward to reading your work,

Same Page Team



Submission Guidelines

What We Publish

We publish new, previously unpublished work by graduates of the UCC Creative Writing MA. Each issue includes a mix of poetry and fiction, alongside works of non-fiction. We also welcome submissions of poetry and prose in translation.


How to Submit

  • Submissions should be emailed to the team before February 19th – contact details below
  • Submit all work as an email attachment in a word document (.docx) along with a brief author bio

Please Note

  • No more than one submission in each category can be submitted during any one submission period (Fiction/Non-Fiction/Poetry)
  • Each category submission should be sent in a separate email
  • Submission emails should be titled “Same Page Submission: Category
  • Work must be previously unpublished and ideally should not be under consideration elsewhere. If it is accepted for publication elsewhere please notify us immediately – contact details below
  • For poetry submissions, send up to 3 poems. Poems should be submitted together in one single word document
  • All submissions are read. The editors’ decision may not be correct but it is final. We aim to contact everyone within three months of the closing date
  • Copyright remains in all cases with the author. Some work published may also be included on UCC websites


Contributors receive a copy of the issue in which their work is featured and can order further copies at a discounted rate.


Depending on funding, we hope to pay a nominal fee to contributors to the anthology.


Any profits made from the sale of the anthology will be donated to the Sexual Violence Center Cork.

Contact Details

Please send all submissions and queries to