who are we? swim press is an independent publisher and magazine established in 2021 by a group of four Lancaster University friends. we want to give undiscovered and emerging writers and photographers a chance to showcase their work and get their name out there. we especially focus on women+ voices. there is no experience required to submit - we are happy to accept anyone's work as long as your work stays within our guidelines and you have a true passion for your artwork. we publish a quarterly themed anthology. swim press was named this way because of our two editor in chief's desire to write a water-themed anthology. meet our swim press team
anne-charlotte fabre / co-founder & co-editor in chief
anne-charlotte, aka charlie, is an english literature and creative writing undergrad from france. she is the proud mother of two scottish terriers, pippa and poppy, a mac&cheese addict, and a prose writer. she often explores themes of grief, motherhood, and marriage in her stories, and hopes to one day publish a short story collection and a novella.
instagram: @chrlie.tm & @sunkissedpages
rebecca lockwood / co-founder & co-editor in chief
rebecca is an english literature, creative writing and practice undergrad at lancaster university. The former young poet laureate for staffordshire now writes flash fiction and prose poetry and aspires to publish a collection with both of these forms. rebecca has a love for irish lit and swears it’s not all because of normal people.
instagram: @rebeccalockwood_ – twitter: @becklockwood7
trina read / digital content creator & editor
trina is a final year english literature undergraduate from essex with hopes to go into publishing. alongside her studies she has also been involved in theatre and rowing. she is doing her undergraduate dissertation on feminist revisions of the odyssey as she is passionate about greek mythology and feminist literature.
instagram: @trina.kat.read & @trinareadabook
victoria bromley / social media manager & editor
victoria is a second year english language and creative writing student from cheshire. She’s an aspiring author who loves reading and writing contemporary fiction. her three personality traits are being a pisces, the colour purple and having a fringe
instagram: @victoria_bromley & @readingwithvic
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