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Poetry and Settled Status for All - a Call for Submissions

Poetry and Settled Status for All: An Anthology (CivicLeicester, 2022) is now available. This call for submissions is now closed. CivicLeicester is inviting and accepting poems and short fiction on the theme, Settled Status or Indefinite Leave to Remain for All.  The editors will also consider poems and short fiction exploring themes that include:  ● lived experience of being a migrant or an undocumented migrant or seeking refuge in Britain and the Irish States,  ● migrant, undocumented migrant or refugee experiences of rural and urban life, education, housing, work, healthcare, immigration and asylum systems, and  ● the hostile environment.    The call for submissions is inspired by how, in Britain and the Irish States, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, several coalitions, including the Status Now Network (SNN), Members of Parliament (MPs) and groups that are concerned about the welfare of refugees and migrants are calling for settled status or indefinite leave to remain to be gr