Unfeeling: Call for Creative Writing Submissions (extended deadline)

deadline for submissions: 
March 22, 2022
full name / name of organization: 
Moveable Type, UCL Postgraduate Journal

(Extended Deadline)

UCL's Moveable Type invites submissions of your creative nonfiction, poetry, fiction and drama relating to the theme of unfeeling for its Autumn 2022 issue. 


We welcome submissions about: 

  • Climate change narratives 

  • The ruse of universal feelings

  • Shame

  • Sympathy, or a lack thereof

  • The medicalization of feeling 

  • Biopower 

  • Apathy and/or despair 

  • Unfeeling characters 

  • Spaces of unfeeling 

  • Perceiving and interacting with the world in the absence of feeling 

  • Alternative modes of being which do not revolve around feeling

  • Transcendentalism

  • Mechanical automation 


Creative submissions should be 2500 words at most. All submissions should use MHRA style referencing where necessary and include a bibliography (if necessary) and a short author bio. Please send completed submissions to editors.moveabletype@gmail.com


For further information please also see our academic call for papers that will shortly be available at https://www.ucl.ac.uk/moveable-type/.


Deadline: 22nd March.