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Edinburgh University's creative writing and publishing society; creators of the Literary magazine 'The Inkwell', which showcases prose, poetry, drama and artwork by Edinburgh students.


  • PublishED Full Year Student Membership£4.00
  • PublishED Full Year Non-Student Membership£6.00
  • PublishED Semester Two Student Membership£3.00
  • PublishED Semester Two Non Student Membership£6.00

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Bringing together aspiring young writers, publishers and editors, PublishED society produces Edinburgh University's semesterly publication 'The Inkwell', showcasing the literary talents of our students. We aim to encourage and offer exposure to budding novelists, poets and dramatists.

In 2014, we won the EUSA Societies Award for Illuminating Arts!

For the chance to be published in the next issue of The Inkwell Magazine, send us your creative writing submissions! 

Poems >40 lines send to

Prose >1300 words send to

Drama > 80 lines

Our meetings alternate between guest speakers, writing workshops and socials. We also do a couple of big fundraisers each semester which have included Open Mic Nights, Pub Quizes, Booksales and the fantastic Halloween Ceilidh.

For more information:



Twitter: @PublishEDSoc

Or check out our website to see previous editions and submissions, as well as current and past competitions and events.


Come get involved!

1st Year Representative
Chiara Hampton
Karolina Zentrichova
Copy Editor
Lorenne Brogan
Drama Editor
Brandon Papineau
Georgia Leslie
General Editor
Lucy Hodgeon
Head of Design
Stephanie Jin
Media Editor
Hanna Awang
Heidi Tamminen
Poetry Editor
George Williams
Kirsten Knight
Prose Editor
Anne van der Poel
Ashley Chew
Eilidh Sawyers
Vice President
Dodo Charles