Calls for Submission

New Nonfiction by Older Writers

We are actively reading the submissions received and will update submitters on the status of their work as soon as we can.


What we’re looking for 
Creative Nonfiction is currently seeking submissions of new nonfiction work by older (60+) writers. We’re looking for personal essays/memoir, experimental work, science writing, profiles, historical nonfiction, lyric essays … any kind of lively fact-based writing. Your work might directly address issues related to age/aging, but there is absolutely no requirement that it do so. 

Guidelines 
4,000 word maximum; please include a word count on the first page of the essay and a cover letter with complete contact information and a brief bio.

Deadline
Submissions must be uploaded by 11:59 pm on Monday, February 22, 2021 (EST).

Fees
There is a $3 convenience fee for online submissions. Subscribers to Creative Nonfiction and/or True Story never pay a reading/convenience fee of any kind when submitting. Ever. Not a subscriber yet? Choose the discounted subscription add-on when uploading your submission.

THIS SUBMISSION CALL IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.

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