Call for Submissions for ROPES Literary Journal

Jan 06 2016 Posted: 09:14 GMT

Students of NUI Galway’s Masters in Literature and Publishing programme are currently looking for submissions for this year’s ROPES.

Submissions for ROPES 2016 Journal are now being accepted. ROPES (Review of Postgraduate English Studies is a literary journal produced by the students of the MA in Literature and Publishing at NUI Galway.

The theme of the journal this year is independence, and the ROPES team is seeking poetry, prose and artwork that explore gaining, losing, rejecting and sustaining independence. ROPES 2016 will be the journal’s 24th volume and is due out in spring 2016.

All proceeds of ROPES 2016 will benefit the Galway Simon Community, a charity that provides housing, support and health care services for people who have become homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless in the West of Ireland.

Submissions can be sent to by 11 January 2016. The max word count is 1,700 words and the format accepted is .doc for text files and .png, .jpeg and .eps for artwork.

For more info about ROPES 2016, follow the MA Literature and Publishing on Twitter @NUIG_MALP and find the MA programme on Facebook at


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