Writer’s Block Christmas Interview 2019

The Festive Fest Festival Season Feason is here, which means only one thing: another interview with the amazing board of Writer’s Block Magazine! Some statistics before we start: 5 out of 9 board members are heathens dog-people, while the other four intellectuals prefer cats. At least one of us has never seen Home Alone. Luckily … More Writer’s Block Christmas Interview 2019

Call for Submissions

Writer’s Block wants your work! Our submissions are currently open, and we are looking for creative minds to submit to us. We seek engaging, well-written texts that can be produced by seasoned writers or beginners who are just starting to dabble in the art from time to time. Have an interesting, impressive story to tell? … More Call for Submissions

Writer’s Block Is Looking For Editorial Board Members!

Writer’s Block is looking for fresh, new, enthusiastic, talented, and creative editorial board members! Do you like writing, editing, or 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 the student magazine of the English department at the University of Amsterdam, but we have … More Writer’s Block Is Looking For Editorial Board Members!

Expectations and Confrontations: On Taking Risks in Art

“No artist desires to prove anything. Even things that are true can be proved. No artist has ethical sympathies. An ethical sympathy in an artist is an unpardonable mannerism of style. No artist is ever morbid. The artist can express everything.” Oscar Wilde 1. FREEDOM Lately I’ve been considering the merits of taking risks in … More Expectations and Confrontations: On Taking Risks in Art