Call for Submissions: Creative Nonfiction Magazine

Creative Nonfiction is seeking submissions for two new anthologies from In Fact Books; a special issue of CNF; and the Exploring the Boundaries section of the magazine.


January 20

Exploring the Boundaries (section of the magazine)

What to send: Ambitious writing that pushes against the conventional boundaries of the genre, plays with style and form, and makes its own rules.


February 9

Beyond Crazy (a book)

What to send: Original stories that addresseither directly or obliquelythe trials of living with mental illness.


March 9
Becoming a Teacher
(another book)

What to send: Stories by and/or about elementary and secondary school teachers, recalling and reflecting on the most salient moments of their careers.

N.B.: See this Ex Libris post for more information.


April 13

The Weather (a special issue of CNF)

What’s on the line: $1,000 for best essay; $500 for runner-up; publication in CNF.

What to send: True storiespersonal, historical, reportedabout fog, drought, flooding, tornado-chasing, blizzards, hurricanes, hail the size of golf balls, or whatever’s happening where you are. We’re looking for well-crafted essays that will change the way we see the world around us.

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