Submissions for Vol. One, Issue Tbree are now closed

26/01/23 – 23/02/23

Our publication avidly encompasses broad fields – from literature to science, history to music, all disciplines are welcome. We’re simply guided by this question: how do beauty and strangeness collide?

For our third issue, we’re approaching this inquiry through the theme of Liquefaction. There’s something about liquids that have intrigued humans for centuries: they resist fixity yet conform to the vessels they inhabit; they glide with grace only to surge with forceful energy; they’re the medial point between states of matter. Not quite congealed and not quite ethereal – what potential lies in such forms of fluidity? 

Take that in any direction: you could explore protean states and liquid temporalities, evoke flowing textures and melting pots, dive into the deep or float atop the waves – all sorts of currents are welcome to stream into Vol. One, Issue Three.



  • Publication history: We seek previously unpublished works
  • Genre: There are no restrictions in genre
  • Word limits: We ask for prose pieces and dramatic works to be not more than approximately 1500 words (we are, after all, The Primer!)
  • Multiple submissions: We accept a maximum of four pieces per submission – with the exception of visual art, for which the maximum is ten pieces per submission



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