Call for Submissions

We are now calling for submissions for Bent Street 5.1 (midyear 2021)

This edition will bring a special focus to trans and gender diverse issues. Guest editors for this edition are Sam Elkin and Yves Rees, who are convenors of Spilling the T Collective, a trans and gender diverse peer support writer’s workshop. The publication is supported by the City of Maribyrnong, the City of Melbourne and a Transgender Victoria SPARK grant.

Call for submissions: please send artwork, stories, non-fiction, poetry, comic, essays, performance piece, extract from work-in-progress, and whatever tells your story to by 30 April 2021. We can receive material up to 14 May if you contact us first with a proposal. We aim to publish in early June.

Please send also email any general enquiries to

Visit the Submissions page for further detail.


Bent Street 5.2 (end of year) is also open for submissions on any LGBTIQA+ theme until October 2021. More announcements later.

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