Writing from Below is an online, open-access, peer-reviewed gender, sexuality and diversity studies journal.

Current issue

take a look

Call for submissions

find out more

We are writing from below

Current issue


March 7, 2019 in Science Fiction

Queer, Difference, Heresy

Daniel Hourigan looks closely at some of the fantasy coordinates of NA Sulway's Rupetta
Read More
March 6, 2019 in Science Fiction

The Queer Body as Time Machine

Tara East focuses on how time travel narratives challenge gender norms through experimental representations of bodies and sexuality
Read More
March 5, 2019 in Science Fiction

A Constellation of Intimacies

Ed Chamberlain examines the representation of human desire, feeling and migration in Michael Cunningham's Specimen Days
Read More
March 4, 2019 in Science Fiction

‘His Unspoken Natural Center’

Nike Sulway examines the ways James Tiptree, Jr's identity disrupts the gender-normalising structure of authorial constructions and expectations
Read More

Call for submissions

Writing from Below is now accepting papers for an open-themed issue, volume three, number two. We welcome papers and creative works that engage with Gender, Sexuality and Diversity Studies from across all disciplines, and from academics at all stages of their careers.

The deadline for submissions is now closed. Issue 6.1 (2020) will have a call for submissions announced soon.

Writing from Below


July 7, 2018 in News

Call For Submissions – Writing From Below ‘Space and Place’ Special Issue

All submissions are due on 20th October 2018.
Read More
July 12, 2017 in News

Deadline Extended To 31/09/17: ‘Art(I)culations of Violence’ Special Issue

All submissions are due on 31st September 2017.
Read More
March 8, 2017 in News

Call For Papers: Happiness

The deadline for submissions is 29 May 2017.
Read More
October 23, 2016 in News

New Issue: Masc 3(1)

MASC 3(1)
Read More
Continue exploring

Read more

Find our more

About us