Submissions for Issue 19 are now OPEN!

For Issue 19 of the Wells Street Journal, the theme is ‘Colour’.

For this issue we want to hear how your imagination runs wild with the theme of colour! We want you to get creative with how colour can be used as an expressive form of telling stories. We can’t wait to hear your pieces! 

Accepting submissions until 31st of January 2023 12pm GMT.

Submission Categories

Non-Fiction    |  Short Story

Flash Fiction   |  Poetry | Photography

Submission Guidelines

Your piece of writing should be based on the given theme.

All submissions are to be emailed to in a separately attached .doc, .docx or PDF file.

Please put the title of your work in the Subject box and mention the category it falls under (poem, short story, flash fiction, etc).

Please attach a small description (no more than 2-3 lines) about yourself to your submission. 

Simultaneous submissions remain acceptable as long as the contributor informs us about the decision to submit the given work elsewhere as soon as it has been made.

The work submitted to the Wells Street Journal must exclusively belong to the contributor(s).

Your work should remain unpublished during the time of submission to the Wells Street Journal.

Short stories and creative non-fiction pieces should be no longer than 2,000 words, whereas any work of flash fiction or poetry should remain under 1,000 words

Please keep submissions to a four page maximum (A4)

In the event your piece being accepted, expect to receive critical edits from our team. Unfortunately, feedback on rejected submissions will not be provided.

By making a submission to the Wells Street Journal, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions of use. 

The Wells Street Journal reserves the right to reject any form of submitted work and holds no obligation to give any reason whatsoever for the rejection of the same.

When you submit your work, you agree to let the Wells Street Journal monitor and moderate the shared information to ensure its accordance with any regulatory process or code of ethics of the University of Westminster or the journal itself.

WSJ Team

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