Call for submissions - Blak UNSWeetened 2021

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CALL FOR CREATIVE SUBMISSIONS - Submission extended to 5pm 8 Nov 2021!

We are excited to share that Blak UNSWeetened, the UNSW Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander literary anthology, is back for 2021! 

The Blak UNSWeetened editorial team, lead by deadly UNSW Indigenous students and alumni, are inviting creative submissions from the UNSW Indigenous community for Blak UNSWeetened 2021 anthology, to be published in December 2021.

2021 Themes:

  • Dirty Roots (Our Environment)
  • Pulse of our Students (Your COVID Stories)
  • Australia’s Blackspot (Racial Discrimination)


Creative Submissions

Submissions extended to 5pm 8 Nov 2021!

In the form of:

  • Memoir
  • Short story
  • Creative non-fiction
  • Poetry
  • Reportage
  • Graphic (interplay of text and illustration)
  • Performance text /script for stage and screen.

Such as:

  • Pictorial
  • Photography
  • Painting
  • Design
  • Comics


Amos Taylor Blakcinated
by Amos Taylor

Sample “The Lies of Fraser” by Rosie Baumann

Samples by Luca Sawyer "Not Blak enough, not White enough" and "Advanced English"

We look forward to your submissions and please do not hesitate to get in touch with the team should you have any questions or if you wish to have a yarn about your ideas at


2021 Editorial Board

Oliver Pike - Wiradjuri Ngemba
Student Director @Arc board and President of UNSW Hall

Rosina Baumann - 
SRC Indigenous Officer

Amos Taylor - 
AGSM EIELP 2019 Alumni and 1st year UNSW Law/Arts 

Luca Sawyer - Wiradjuri
Former Vice-President UNSW Indigenous Collective 

Leana Scott - 
Executive member of the UNSW Indigenous Collective

Rhyan Clapham (aka Dobby) - 
 Murrawarri Republic
UNSW Indigenous Alumni Guest Editor 


Bec Harcourt
Writer & UNSW Program Manager of Indigenous Business Education