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Chapbook Series #6 ‘The Fragile Knots of Time’
Open Call for Emerging Writers

DEADLINE: 30 November 2023


We are in search of emerging writers to submit their work for publication opportunity ‘Chapbook Series #6 ‘The Fragile Knots of Time’’. The writing must be your original work inspired by the theme of the call ‘‘The Fragile Knots of Time’’.  Write your own ‘‘The Fragile Knots of Time’’ story in less than 250 words.

We seek narratives that explore the intricacies of enduring love, the beauty of human connection, and the transient yet profound moments that shape our lives. Through your unique voice and perspective, we hope to weave a rich tapestry of emotions, experiences, and reflections on the delicate threads that bind us to one another.

Whether your tale speaks of timeless romance, familial bonds, friendships that withstand the tests of time, or the complexities of human relationships, we encourage you to infuse your submission with authenticity, depth, and emotional resonance. Your story should resonate with the overarching theme, evoking a profound sense of nostalgia, empathy, and contemplation.


We are keen to learn about you! Please send us the following information, along with a sample of your work and a short biography:

- Contact information (full name, email, mobile)

- Your ‘The Fragile Knots of Time’. story (in less than 250 words)

- Your short biography is written in the third person

Please include the above information in a WORD/PDF file.

Please send your email to and quote 'Chapbook Series #6 ‘The Fragile Knots of Time’ application' in the subject field.


- Your work will be professionally published with the UK ISBN number. A catalogue record for this book will be registered by the British Library. The book is a Co-published book by ‘Mehri Publication’ and 'Cista Arts' in London, UK. The paperback copy of the book will be available in December 2023.

- We will email you a free PDF copy of the book.

- Apply to this book publication opportunity is free, if your work is accepted, there will be a £30 fee for accepted writers.

- The paperback copy of the book will be available to purchase on our websites / AMAZON UK/ WATERSTONES online shop.

Apply now to have the chance to be part of CISTA ARTS.

For more information, please contact us at

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