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
Finally, we have the winner of this year’s flash fiction competition; congratulations to Catherine Edmunds! We’ve had a great time reading all of the submissions, and this one resonated with us the most. We hope you love it as much as we do. Check out what she came up with below! Don’t Eat the Rhubarbby … More Flash Fiction Competition 2020 — First Place
We are excited to announce the second place winner of our competition! Check out what Reinier van der Plas has come up with for the prompt “What are we going to do with the flesh-eating plant in our garden?” The Mansionby Reinier van der Plas An old house stood atop the hill at the very … More Flash Fiction Competition 2020 — Second 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 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!
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
Writer’s Block would like to remind you that we are open for submissions for our annual Flash Fiction Competition! Send us your story including the prompt: “What are we going to do about the flesh-eating plant in our garden?” Check out the poster below for more details. The deadline is May 8th, so you have … More Reminder: Flash Fiction Competition
Writer’s Block is proud to announce the prompt for this year’s flash fiction competition! The three winners will be published in a forthcoming issue of our magazine. We are looking forward to reading what you come up with — don’t forget, the deadline is May 8th at midnight!
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
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