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 Constitution 2020

    01 Apr 2020

    The constitution states the aims and rules governing the conduct of the society, its committee and members. This version of the constitution was accepted by members on 27/03/20.

  • PublishED Risk Assessment 2018

    25 May 2018

    Risk assessment for 2018/19 events.

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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!

Copy Editor
Scarlett McCabe-Abel
Elizabeth Park
Drama Editor
Will Penkethman-Carr
Chiara Hampton
Events Organiser
Ian Kirkland
General Editor
Jana Phillips
Head of Design
Emily Hughes
Media Editor
Mia Morgalla
Poetry Editor
Benjamin Park
Jana Phillips
Karolina Zentrichova
Prose Editor
Ailsa Bridgeford
Evan Bayton
Panashe Ndou
Niya Ivanova
Olivia Johnston
Vice President
Anne van der Poel