Important changes to our funding plans and the future of Inside The Bell Jar.
Captain’s log, Stardate January 2011. Where unfortunately many have gone before. I’m twenty-six years old and thinking about dying… actually, I’m not being entirely truthful. I’m very much in the midst of a suicide attempt.
While we are delighted that Inside The Bell Jar has resonated well with writers from the mental health community, we are saddened by the lack of submissions from people of colour, and those from the LGBTQA+ communities.
Cathy’s Comps & Calls is unique in that it lists completely free-to-enter writing competitions and calls for submissions, which is absolutely fantastic if you are wanting to send out your writing to multiple sites.
Inside the Bell Jar is proud to endorse Steampunk Universe, a steampunk anthology featuring disabled and aneurotypical characters, along with its kickstarter.
Welcome to Issue Two of Inside The Bell Jar, where you’ll explore some dark, yet utterly relatable themes in the way of short stories, poetry and flash.
Here at Inside The Bell Jar, we wanted to create a project for World Suicide Prevention Day that would reflect the reality of mental illness in its rawest form. Honesty and expression through art and fiction is something we’ve always aspired to achieve though our journal, and this project is no different. We invited duo photographer Debbie Deboo and model/activist Felicity McKee to join us for our first ever visual project, which we are calling ‘I Am Not Afraid to Scream’, a stunning collection of photography, painting, poetry and prose.
Dear readers and friends, This isn’t something I ever imagined having to write for Inside The Bell Jar, but I believe strongly in being as honest and as open about mental illness as possible. I’ve thought a lot about how […]
Welcome to Issue One of Inside The Bell Jar. We are absolutely thrilled to present to you a talented group of six writers and poets, whose work cover a variety of topics, such as post-partum depression, obsessive compulsive disorder and bi-polar disorder.