In the next issue of the London Reader, Alexander Maurice introduces us to the works and voices of the cyberpunk genre and interviews two of its founding authors: William Gibson and Bruce Sterling. Autumn 2016 releases this September.
The London Reader will be accepting submissions from July 1 to October 1!
This year, we are looking for minifiction, poetry of less than 400 words, true-to-life fiction of less than 1,500 words, and any fiction or poetry submissions within the following categories:
- futurism and cyberpunk
- the difference between travel and tourism
- voices of people of colour
Submissions should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org, and must contain ‘SUBMISSION’ in the subject line. Please include a personal statement of less than 250 words in the body of the e-mail, and indicate the following:
- whether you have been published anywhere before
- whether the submitted pieces have been published anywhere before
- whether the submitted pieces are final or open to workshopping
Starting in 2016, subscriptions to the London Reader will be available via apps on the Google Play and Apple iTunes stores as well as on Kindle and Koobo readers.
On April 25, the London Reader will be hosting a free day of creative writing workshops at Canada Water Library, London, in cooperation with Southwark Libraries.
Register early as space is limited. You can do so in person at the Canada Water Library, or e-mail the London reader at coordinator (at) londonreader.uk.