Submit your short story or poem to be featured on The Scramble, The Queen’s Journal podcast

One winner will be selected from each category

Deadline: Oct. 1 at midnight. 


Eligibility: Queen’s students from any year and faculty


Length Requirements: For the short story, your work must be 600-2000 words. For the poem, your work can be a maximum of 600 words with no minimum requirement.


Submission guidelines: Email your story or poem as a Word document to The subject line of your email should include your name and clarify whether your work is a short story or poem. Do not include your name in the word document. Each entry will be read anonymously. 


Prize: The winners will read a segment of their story and poem on an episode of our podcast—airing on Oct. 8, and be published on The Queen’s Journal website.

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