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Submissions: Image


“He lived then before me, he lived as much as he had ever lived---a shadow insatiable of splendid appearances, of frightful realities, a shadow darker than the shadow of the night, and draped nobly in the folds of a gorgeous eloquence. The vision seemed to enter the house with me---the stretcher, the phantom-bearers, the wild crowd of obedient worshipers, the gloom of the forests, the glitter of the reach between the murky bends, the beat of the drum regular and muffled like the beating of a heart, the heart of a conquering darkness.”

― Joseph Conrad

Vanquish the conquering darkness, the wolves are howling; step into the thicket: the FOREST issue. 

The Vanity Papers is looking at short fiction, poetry, art and essays for its next issue. Send us stories from the deep in the woods:

Essay: 1500 - 3000 words 

Fiction: 1500 - 4000 words 

Poetry: send up to three poems 

Art: send up to 10 images 

Submissions are open to members of the University of Oxford and have been extended

until Sunday 12th of March 2023. 

Please send a short bio with your work e.g: 

J. WINTERSON studies English at St Catherine’s. She is sure Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit. 

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