Submissions for issue 12 closed

13th September, 2015 Submissions for issue 12 are now closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted, and keep an eye out here for the release of issue 12!

Submission extension for issue 12

30th August, 2015 Due to a lack of submissions, we are extending the deadline for issue 12 of Underground to Saturday 12th of September. We are very short on poetry, but still accepting short stories, reviews and flash fiction. We offer feedback on pieces that aren’t accepted, so even if you’re not sure it’ll end…

Submissions for issue 12 are open!

Submissions for issue 12 are open! 2nd July, 2015 Issue 12 will be released in September, so you’ve got heaps of time to polish up those poems, stories and reviews. Have a read through our submissions page, make sure your submission/s follow the guidelines, and send on over your best creative pieces! Submissions close 29th August.

Issue 11 now available!

12th June, 2015 Issue 11 is now live! Featuring pieces received in the three-year gap since our last issue, issue 11 is our Don’t mind the gap issue! Issue 11 – June 2015 – Don’t mind the gap Our feature piece comes from poet A. J. Huffman and can be found on page 2, our first…

Red Hot Release! Issue 10!

Hi all, Just a quick late-night update (well, ‘late-night’ over here in Australia… it’s 1AM!), and an exciting one at that! We may have been silent for a few months, but we’re pleased to announce that we’re still alive, and more importantly, we’ve just released Issue 10! It’s chock-full of prose and poetry goodness and…

Boom shakalaka! It’s Issue 9!

Hi folks! Sorry to disappoint, but this is not some kind of elaborate April Fools prank. Nope, you read right: Underground Issue 9 is out, and it’s just bursting at the seams with prose and poetry for your hot little hands. We’ve had an incredible number of submissions this issue, and we’re proud to say…

Happy New Year! Issue 8 and a new writing activity?! Say it ain’t so…

Howdy howdy, writers and readers alike, After a long, long wait, Issue 8 has finally been released. Now, you’ve probably got a few questions for us. Firstly, what is this monster ‘zine that appears in front of me, parading around with its 20 pages of literary goodness? Secondly, why does it say December 2011? Thirdly……

Submissions and NaNoWriMo!

Hey Hey happy writers, As many of you may already know, NaNoWriMo is next month! National Novel Writing Month encourages you to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. Intimidating? Maybe a little… Fun? DEFINITELY!! So our advice from here at Underground is to start preparing. Start getting a skeleton plot together and if you’ve…

What is that I spy on the horizon? Could it be…? Issue 7…?

Hi all! Just dropping in with a quick announcement: Issue 7 is released! You can find it over in our Issues section. It’s a double-sized issue this time around, with eight pages of word-y goodness for you to devour. This also marks the first issue that our new editors have been involved with from the…

Issue 6 appears from the wild!

Hi all, Chris here. Again. Don’t act like you’re not getting tired of seeing me start all my posts in the same way. Anyway. Exciting news, though the title of this post really says it all. Issue 6 has been released, and to say that it’s been an interesting journey getting to this stage would…

Meet the new editors!

Hi guys, Chris here. So we’ve kept it fairly under wraps – or rather not at all – that we’ve been searching for a new editing team for Issue 6 and beyond for Underground, and I’m pleased as punch to reveal that we have finally settled on a wonderful new team of six editors. We…

Issue 6 submissions – closing March 31st!

Hi all, We’re now taking submissions for Issue 6, and we’re as excited as ever to read anything you want to send our way. Closing date is March 31st, which means you have two months left to write your masterpiece and send it our way. We’re really looking forward to anything you, our readers and…

We Wish You a Merry Issue 5… wait, that doesn’t work…

Hi all, Issue 5 is out and ready for you to sink your teeth into. It’s an extra-length issue (your submissions were all so good, how could we possibly knock so many back?!), it’s over in the Issues section of the website and it’s just dying for you to have a read. So what are…

Issue 5 Submissions

Hi all, We’re accepting submissions for Issue 5, and we’re keen to take anything you might want to send our way. Submissions close 30th of October, and we’ll let you know by then if you’ve made it in. Underground is only made possible by your submissions, so grab your pen or your keyboard and bust…

Issue 4, come on down…!

Hi all, Issue 4 is out and ready for you to read! As always, some fantastic submissions and it’s thanks to all our submitters that Underground even exists in the first place. Thank you, submitters! Thank you, readers! … and if you’re not a reader or a submitter, then what’s taking you? Cheers, -Christo

Issue 4 Submissions close July 31st

Issue 3 is out on the streets and with that said it’s that time to start getting ready for Issue 4. Submissions will close July 31st so get out those pens and paper (or keyboards/typewriters/inkpads/whatever you use) and remember to check out our submission guidelines to give yourself the best chance of acceptance! We also have a Challenge…

Issue 3 finally crawls into release!

Hi all, I’m not going to lie, we really dropped the ball on this one. A solid month and a half late and with little indication on our behalf it would ever come out, Issue 3 wasn’t exactly looking promising. It’s not been easy for us editors; uni life has been shockingly difficult, personal complications…

Taking Submissions for Issue 4

Issue 3 is almost with us so it’s that time to start getting ready for Issue 4. Submissions will close July 31st so get writing and we look forward to seeing what you come up with. Remember to check out our submission guidelines to give yourself the best chance of acceptance! Also we have a…

New Challenger Approaches… Issue Two!

Hi all! It’s a little later than planned, but Issue Two is up and ready to go! Head on over to the Issues/Other Content section of the site to have a read. You can expect our next issue sometime around the end of February, if all goes to plan. Make sure to tell your friends…

Taking Submissions for Issue 2

We are now taking submissions for Issue 2 to be released at the end of December! Submissions close December 17th so get writing and get your stuff in. Check out the Submission Guidelines link for details! We can’t wait to read your stuff!   (If you’re not ready by December 17th to hand in for Issue 2…

Radio interview is up!

Hi all, If you didn’t catch us on the radio the other night, we’ve uploaded our interview from Monday night on 101.7 Hype FM’s show The Local. You can find it in the Issues/Other Content section; give it a listen and let us know what you think!

Underground to appear on the radio!

Hi all, If you listen in to 101.7 (Hype FM) about 9PMish on Monday, the 2nd of November, you should hear Underground editors Chris and Mark talking about and promoting Underground over the radiowaves. We were invited to speak on the show after they saw our flyer in the Inglewood library – whoever posted our…

Announcing… Our First Issue!

Our first issue has been released! Head on over to the Issues section to have a peek. Major thanks to all our submitters; we couldn’t run this gig without you! Hope you enjoy the read, let us know what you think at feedback@underground-writers.org! Cheers, Underground Editors

We’re looking for Submissions!!!

Well everything is up and running, so it’s time to get writing! Get your pen and paper, start scribbling, start digging out all your old work and show us what you’ve got! We’re looking for submissions for our first issue! Once you’ve got something, don’t be shy, email it to us at submissions@underground-writers.org! Don’t forget…

Work In Progress

Hi all, You’re currently looking at a work in progress. I expect this site to be up and running by Tuesday the 8th of September, 2009, at the latest. Thanks for your patience and time, and have a look around if you want! We’re not published yet, as a warning. We’re still looking for content,…