Publishing Opportunity for Ex-pat Writers

As a member of online writers’ group, Writers Abroad, I am proud to announce that we are now accepting submissions for our 2013 anthology! Deadline is midnight, 31 July. We are looking for contributions from current or former ex-pats. So if you have a story, poem, or non-fiction piece that you are burning to write, then what are you waiting for? Don’t forget to read the all-important submission criteria below.

Writers Abroad will be publishing their fourth anthology, with the working title of Far-Flung and Foreign: People and Places


Mappa Mundi in the 21st Century by Terra Incognita

We are seeking submissions of short stories, flash fiction, non-fiction pieces and poetry on the theme of foreign places, which must be firmly grounded in a particular place such as a country, area, town, village, building. The anthology will be print published and later available as an e-book.

This year Writers Abroad will be donating all profits made to the charity: Book Aid International. Book Aid International increases access to books and supports literacy, education and development in sub-Saharan Africa. They provided 543,280 new books to over 2,000 libraries last year alone and have sent more than 30 million books to partner libraries since 1954.

Author Amanda Hodgkinson will be writing the foreword. Amanda currently lives in the south west of France with her family. Her debut novel, 22 Britannia Road, was released in April 2011.
“An affecting story, extremely well told” (The Times)
“Riveting, luminous” (New York Times Book Review)
“Convincing and touchingly portrayed” (Independent on Sunday)

To view the rules and conditions of entry and how to submit please click on anthology submissions.


About susancarey

Writer and teacher living in Amsterdam. Trying to be mindful and occasionally succeeding!
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2 Responses to Publishing Opportunity for Ex-pat Writers

  1. nessafrance says:

    Here’s hoping we get plenty of high-quality submissions!


  2. susancarey says:

    Let’s hope so Vanessa!


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