There are few guidelines for the kind of essays I am looking for. i want nuanced, thoughtful work where the essayist looks both inward and outward. I am particularly interested in well-researched, voice-driven writing. Personal essays and cultural criticism are warmly welcomed.


Submissions should be between 1500 and 3000 words. Writers are paid a flat rate of $2,000. 

Submissions are only open to emerging writers. You can only have three publications or fewer and no books or book contracts.


PLEASE SUBMIT ONLY ONE ESSAY AT A TIME.

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