The Looking Glass are very proud to announce that Volume 7 is now a finished product! This year Jack Richardson’s stunning photography graces the anthology cover, whilst inside readers will find whimsical illustrations by K L Rachel Cairnes and amazing creative writing that students of York have submitted to us this year! Like Lewis … More Volume 7 has arrived!
How time flies, we’ve already reached the next stage of the election process! Below are the candidates and the positions they are running for- and the competition is looking tough! It’s definitely going to be such a tough decision which is why we’re giving you the whole weekend to have a read of our lovely … More New Committee Candidates!
It doesn’t seem like two minutes ago that we were elected as the new committee but it’s that time of year again and we need a brand new bunch of students to take over the running of our beloved anthology! Elections will be held in Week 8. Elections Timeline Monday 15th February to Friday 19th … More New Committee Elections!
After his visit to The Inklings in Autumn Term 2015, The Looking Glass decided to pick author Malcolm Rose’s brain on his newest book series ‘Outer Reaches’, the significance of science to literature and tips on successful writing. Read on to find out what Malcolm had to say in an extremely interesting interview… Thank you for agreeing … More Interview with a Published Author: Malcolm Rose
Looking Glass alumni, Lexy Hudson, has been published as one of the “25 Best Young Writers” of the year, winning a place within the Electric Reads Young Writers’ Anthology. Previously an editor and writer for The Looking Glass Anthology, Lexy has gone on to work as an editorial and publicity intern for Gibson Square Books … More LG Alumni Success: Young Writers’ Anthology 2015
Volume 7 is now open for submissions – both writing and design! Submit your work as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org Writing submissions Word limits: 1500 for poetry, 2000 for drama, 3000 for prose. Deadlines: If you would like feedback on your writing, submit by midnight on 19th February 2016 (end of week 7 Spring term) and … More Submissions for Volume 7 are open!
Writers block – it’s every writer’s nightmare. We’ve all been in this situation… And we know how frustrating it is when you can’t find the right words to express your ideas – it can put you off writing your piece altogether. But here at Looking Glass we believe that your creativity shouldn’t go to waste, … More Writing Tips: Writer’s Block
The Looking Glass’ Head of Publicity, Emma, debates the merits of further study for a career in the publishing industry. I’m in my 3rd year now, and if I had to choose one thing that scares me the most about graduation, it would be the thought of leaving university with no idea what to do … More Publishing MA: Is it really worth it?
At The Looking Glass, we thrive on giving our writers a platform on to which they can express their creativity. However, we understand that sometimes while the creativity is there, inspiration can be tricky to find. Yet inspiration for your writing comes from what you’re reading, and so it is really useful to read a … More Interview with a Published Author: Ann Morgan
In Autumn Term 2014, The Looking Glass went to Inklings to share, amongst other things, our top tips for writers hoping to submit to the anthology. The positive response to this was huge, so we thought – why not expand on these pointers to help guide our writers even more? This blog, then, is the … More Writing Tips: The Perfect Title