Publishing

New publication: Earthly Rewards

It’s exciting to announce our greatest and most thrilling publication to date… Earthly Rewards is published by thi wurd on 13th May 2024. Copies will be available ahead of this date at our live literary event ‘thi wurd presents Earthly Rewards’ on Friday 10th May 2024 at Glasgow University Union. Doors open 7pm, event starts […]

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Live Literary Event, Glasgow, Sat 14 Oct 2023

Click for tickets here On Saturday 14th October, 7pm till late, thi wurd presents its second major literary event of 2023. This takes place at 'The Dining Hall' in Glasgow University Union. The night will feature readings of fiction, non-fiction and poetry. There will be live music, screenings, curated playlists, film reels, stalls, visual art [...]
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Literary Event at Glasgow University Union, 21 April 2023

TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE thi wurd’s first major literary event of 2023 takes place on Fri 21 April at the iconic venue of Glasgow University Union, Debates Chamber. All money raised will go towards our next publications. (Glasgow University Union) Since 2012, thi wurd has gained a reputation for putting on immersive nights of literature and [...]
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Publication Opportunity: Poetry

We are currently working on the follow-up to our latest anthology ‘Alternating Current’ (2022) in the shape of a second anthology of fiction, poetry & experimental writing. For this companion project, we’ll once again be working with artists Andrew Cranston and Lorna Robertson. The book will be published in autumn 2023 and launched at a live […]

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Publication Opportunity: Short Fiction

We are currently working on the follow-up to our latest anthology ‘Alternating Current’ (2022) in the shape of a second anthology of fiction, poetry & experimental writing. For this companion project, we’ll once again be working with artists Andrew Cranston and Lorna Robertson. The book will be published in 2023 and launched at a live event [...]
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What’s Happening at thi wurd (autumn/winter 22)

    For a number of reasons autumn/winter 2022 is an extremely exciting time for us. This November we celebrate 10 years of indie publishing. In the same month we also publish our new anthology of fiction, poetry and experimental writing, entitled ‘Alternating Current’, a book that is the culmination of 15 months of work. […]

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107 Word Short Stories (PART 3 of 3)

Our event ‘107 word short story’ took place on Thursday 24th March 2022. It brought together 36 writers who read stories of exactly 107 words in length. It was an intriguing task with no set theme or guidelines other than the length. What could be done in such a short form? What narrative structures might […]

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107 Word Short Stories (PART 2 OF 3)

Our event ‘107 word short story’ took place on Thursday 24th March 2022. It brought together 36 writers who read stories of exactly 107 words in length. It was an intriguing task with no set theme or guidelines other than the length. What could be done in such a short form? What narrative structures might […]

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107 Word Short Story (Event)

Our online event ‘107 Word Short Story’ takes place on Thursday 24th March 7-9pm (UK time). It will feature around 30 writers, each reading stories of 107 words in length. Selections of the best of these may feature in a forthcoming publication from thi wurd. If you’re a writer and would like to take part, [...]
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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS OF FICTION – A HANDY GUIDE FOR WRITERS

At thi wurd, we are currently working on an anthology. It’s a continuation of a journey that has taken us from Issue 1 of our magazine (2012), through the publication of other magazines, anthologies, books, events, classes right up to our recent Issue 4 (2021). Readers who’ve followed us on this journey will have noticed […]

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Launch Event for Issue 4

On Friday, April 2nd 7-9pm (UK time) the official launch of thi wurd Magazine, Issue 4 will take place. The event is limited to 100 people and is sold out. (We do have a waiting list, so please sign up as spaces may become available.) But don’t worry if you’ve missed out this time as […]

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Ten Book Covers – Kate McAllan

Today we start an occasional series of guest posts by thi wurd team and beyond. Artist Kate McAllan chooses ten book covers that speak to her. Ten Book Covers by Kate McAllan Some of these books sit front-facing on my shelf so I can look at them all the time.   1. White – Kenya [...]
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An introduction

This blog will focus on writing and different kinds of narrative art. We’ll discuss fiction: novels, short stories, film, drama, memoir and other forms. We’ll probably also write about music from time to time. No doubt I’ll mention Bob Dylan too much. I’ll talk about thi wurd, our forthcoming publications and events. (Our events are […]

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