Wednesday, January 04, 2006
Writing Op - Creative Nonfiction
Creative Nonfiction Foundation
5501 Walnut St.
Pittsburgh PA 15232
Lee Gutkind, editor
About CREATIVE NONFICTION:
Format: Magazine published 3 times/year covering nonfiction--personal essay, memoir, literary journalism. "Creative Nonfiction is the first journal to focus exclusively upon the genre of creative nonfiction. It publishes personal essay, memoir, and literary journalism on a broad range of subjects. Interviews with prominent writers and commentary about the genre also appear on its pages."
100% freelance written
Pays on publication
Publishes manuscript 1 year after acceptance.
Byline given. All rights. Editorial lead time 6 months.
Nonfiction: Accepts simultaneous submissions
Responds in 6 months to manuscripts.
Sample copy for $10.
Does Not Want: No poetry, fiction.
Buys 30 manuscripts/year.
Submission method: Send complete manuscript
Length: 5,000 words maximum.
Pays $10/page--more if grant money available.
Does not pay the expenses of writers on assignment.
Tips: "Points to remember when submitting to Creative Nonfiction: strong reportage; well-written prose, attentive to language, rich with detail and distinctive voice; an informational quality or 'teaching element'; a compelling, focused, sustained narrative that's well-structured and conveys meaning. Manuscripts will not be accepted via fax or e-mail."
Posted by Louise Bergmann DuMont at 7:53 PM