We want to expect the unexpected. We are looking for extraordinary tales and the not so extraordinary, but most importantly, work that exhibits well executed writing, writing so amazing that it makes even the mundane interesting.
To give you a sense of the kind of writing that excites me, here are ten essays that I love:
All submissions of non-fiction should be 3,000 words or less. Writers are allowed (even encouraged!) to submit up to two pieces, so long as the total word count does not exceed the maximum. Please indicate your word count in the document, prior to the title of your piece.
Note: Please take the time to read the overall submission guidelines above. We promise that if you read them carefully, then we will read your submission carefully.