The board has three new members that we would like to introduce to you! Please give a warm welcome to our Secretary Ruby Fitzgerald, our General Editor Amber Vermue, and our Treasurer Sebastian Alcocer:
Last but definitely not least, we want you to meet our dear Social Media Manager Chaakir Benzina, and our lovely Graphic Designer Alexandra Barbu!
The second batch of our new editorial board wants to introduce themselves to you. Meet our Final Editor Jeremy Bernard, and our Website Manager Eda Saridogan!
The 2019-2020 Editorial Board of Writer’s Block would like to introduce themselves to you. Today, we will meet our Editors-in-Chief: Brendon Booth-Jones and Sona Simonian!
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!
Every year, summer’s first few days of sunshine bring back a wealth of half-forgotten activities and hobbies to our exam-worn lives. Iceboxes and swimming gear are dug up from the hidden reaches of our storage, balconies and gardens become pleasant habitats once more, and we finally remember what sunglasses were for. For some, it means … More Silkworms and Me – a Love Story
Friends, oh my friends, I hope you’re somewhere, smiling. Just know I think about you… —Father John Misty —For J-Wow & Polly
“If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is: Infinite” The Marriage between Heaven and Hell, William Blake, 1793 In 1792, William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge came out with their Lyrical Ballads. To many, this particular moment in time marks the beginning of Romanticism, a movement which opposed … More Sex, Drugs & Romanticism
—For Julz Booth-Jones Truman Capote, author of Breakfast at Tiffany’s and In Cold Blood, described his diary as a ‘hieroglyphic shambles’. He said that when looking back over his old journals he was frequently baffled by entries of which he had no recollection. ‘God knows what “Thunder on Cobra Street” refers to,’ he pondered. I, … More Diary Fragments II
As the end of the 18/19 Writer’s Block board year draws to close, we present – for the sake of posterity – a joint masterpiece that critics across the world will surely describe as ‘crass’, ‘tasteless’ and ‘mildly funny if you’re really tired at the time’ – which we have put together with much love, … More A JOLLY JOINT INTERVIEW WITH THE WRITER’S BLOCK BOARD