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St Anne’s Academic Review is a journal run by MCR members and funded by donors. Everyone is welcome to submit, and the journal presents a nice opportunity to publish your work. The range of categories means there is something for just about everyone.

To find out more, STAAR also has a separate website that we invite you to checkout here

June 2024

Hey everyone!

Even though the call for abstracts has closed, we are still accepting drafts of your academic submissions—either articles or subject reviews—until the 5th of July.

Drafts should be up to 5000 words. If you wish to submit a longer piece, please reach out to the editorial board 📚

We also welcome creative writing, translations, opinion pieces, and SPARK reviews on a rolling basis.

📰 Opinion Piece: Share your reflections on a specific issue or current event in a thought-provoking article.

🎨 Creative Writing and Translation: Submit a poem, short story, short dramatic piece, or an original translation.

🎬 SPARK Reviews: Write a comparative review featuring a recently published or produced book, film, or theatre production, alongside another work from a different timeframe.

Send your drafts to

We look forward to your contributions! If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch ✍️

April 2024

Call for Abstracts: STAAR 12 🌟

💰 Prizes Await the Best Minds!

£100 for the best STAAR submission

£50 for the runner-up

📢 Categories for Submission:

Research article – a piece containing original results or findings from your research

Subject Review article – an unbiased piece of critical review in your subject area 

Opinion piece –  a thought-provoking article sharing your reflections on a specific issue or current event

Creative Writing and Translation – a poem, short story, or short dramatic piece of your own original making, or in your original translation

SPARK reviews – a comparative review article featuring a recently published or produced book, film, or theatre production juxtaposed with another work from a different timeframe

To apply, please submit a 250-word abstract to by the end of week 3 of the Trinity Term. Learn more at
Looking forward to receiving your abstracts! Please, get in touch if you have any questions ✍️

STAAR Issue 11 – 2021

St Anne’s Academic Review Issue 11 is now available in print and online! Check it out below or flip through the physical copies in the college library and in the MCR, JCR and SCR common room.  for previous issues check out our Publications.

STAAR Volume 11

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to Contact Us.