Writer’s Block #44

We are very excited to share our 44th issue with all of you! Like our previous issue, this one is published exclusively online at least for the foreseeable future due to restrictions related to COVID-19. Many thanks to our amazingly talented contributors for sending us their creations! We hope that as we venture into an … More Writer’s Block #44

Flash Fiction Competition 2020 — Third Place

Writer’s Block is proud to announce the third place winner of our annual flash fiction competition: Casper Rudolph! The prompt was: “What are we going to do about the flesh-eating plant in our garden?” Check out what Casper came up with below! Arjuno and Pohon Iblisby Casper Rudolph In a second-hand bookshop in Jakarta, Eefje … More Flash Fiction Competition 2020 — Third Place

Writer’s Block is Looking for New Editorial Board Members!

Writer’s Block Magazine is looking for fresh, enthusiastic and creative editorial board members! Do you like writing and editing? Do you have any journalistic aspirations? Then join the Writer’s Block editorial board! What/who is Writer’s Block?Writer’s Block Magazine is a student-run magazine at University of Amsterdam. We have an international readership and contributors from across … More Writer’s Block is Looking for New Editorial Board Members!

Writer’s Block #43

We at Writer’s Block Magazine are very proud to present to you our latest issue which you can find below! Unfortunately, due to measures against the spread of COVID-19 we are unable to publish a physical copy, so issue #43 is a digital release only. Thanks to our wonderful contributors, #43 is packed with beautiful … More Writer’s Block #43

The Gendered Influence of Parents on Their Children

A conversation about being raised by parents in a gendered world. Trying to mimic what we saw as well as what we saw being enforced on us. Alexandra: Let me take control of the narrative.On a peculiarly sunny autumn day, a young-looking man steps into the quirkiest bar in Amsterdam, holding the leftover posters he … More The Gendered Influence of Parents on Their Children

Writer’s Block #42

The board of Writer’s Block is very excited to share with you the 42nd issue of our magazine! We have a great selection of some fantastic poetry, short stories and photography which you can check out here. Submissions are open for our next issue, and you are welcome to send us your stuff! Please check … More Writer’s Block #42