publication submissions

Issue 1 'Home in edinburgh'  

What makes your home in edinburgh? How did you make your home? Why did edinburgh become yours? Have you re-found home since lockdown?

Release date January 2021

Issue 2 'voice' - Open call

Have you found your voice? How did you find it? Have you ever lost it? How do you express yourself?

Release date April 2021

Issue 3 'living room' - Open call

How do you find your 'living room'? Mental health. Some use art therapy, some tight rope, read, make puppets! How do you take breaks? What helps you to breathe?

Release date July 2021

Issue 4 'Role Play' - Open call

Do you ever feel like you're playing a part? The parts we play can sometimes overwhelm our reality. Have roles changed since Covid? Are you finding new roles? Have you been able to realign boundaries in your life to get to know people more and develop stronger relationships? Has isolation brought you closer? Are you finding more ways to connect to the people in your life?

Release date October 2021

Issue 5 'A Retrospective' - open call

Looking back over your life - the last years - the last months - the last days - How do you feel about your experiences that brought you here? This present moment? the routes you took? The conversations you had and choices you've made? The work you've created?

Release date January 2022

Issue 6 'Self Determination' - Open call

How do you express your true self? Your sexuality, Gender, Sense of self? Some express themselves with their make up, their hair, their clothes. Some have a stage name. Some use dance. Some wear Drag. How do you determine your 'self'?

Release date April 2022

All open calls are rolling. This means we accept submissions at any time to any of the upcoming themes. Make sure you tell us in the submission form which you are submitting work to feature in. Please write a little bio for us to celebrate your creation properly. The button below will take you to a google form to submit your work. Please tell us your name, email, a little about yourself and your art. You can submit up to 5 high quality images of your work or written pieces as a word document for us to choose from. Remember to write a little bio about you and your work!

 

If you have any questions, feel free to email becca@livingroomcafe.uk !

 

We are excited to include you and make space for art!

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All submissions must be in line with our house rules, please reach out to us if you have any questions or concerns. We accept submissions for all upcoming issues. Please let us know in your submission form which issue you are submitting for.