Submissions are currently being accepted for Issue four: Barriers.

By Hidden Ink Child

We face barriers every day, and they can take many forms. We want to hear about your barriers, whether you’ve overcome them, and how they affect you.

Issue four will be a collective response exploring what stops us from doing what we want or need to do.

Deadline: 11 February 2019

There are loads of other ways that we’d love for you to get involved. Tag us in your artwork on Instagram or send over a link to your latest blog post and we’ll share on our social media.

Guidelines for all submissions

  • We are an inclusive space, and as such we don’t accept anything derogatory, sexist, transphobic etc. Keep it clean. Keep it nice.
  • We accept work in all forms: art, photos, stories, real life accounts, collage and more
  • Please provide contact details and social media user names.
  • The work needs to be your own and if you are referencing another’s work, make sure you have permission to do so.
  • With each piece, we need a few words explaining why you chose to create it and how it links to the theme of the issue.
  • You don’t need to have a condition to submit, it could be a friend’s, family member’s or partner’s condition you are responding to.
  • We don’t accept work that promotes racism, sexism, harassment or is in any way derogatory.
  • We can’t publish all the work we receive, however, we will always respond, provide feedback if required or direct you to other projects.

Submit your work to:

What’s in it for me?

  • A free copy of the zine plus goodies.
  • Accreditation of your work and permission to use Drawn Poorly as part of your portfolio or CV.
  • An opportunity to engage with like minded creatives.
  • Your work shared and celebrated on our social media.
  • Supporting a campaign to help eliminate the stigma associated with chronic illness, mental health and disability.