Essence submission guidelines and market information




Essence Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

34 35th Street, Suite 5A
Brooklyn, NY 11232

Phone: (212)642-0600

Fax: (212)921-5173

Editor: Moana Luu, Chief Content and Creative Officer


Submitting Your Work to Essence

Before submitting to Essence

The Market List recommends you verify the market is active and accepting submissions before sending your manuscript via regular mail. You may verify a market status by either visiting their website, calling their listed phone number, or comfirming via regular mail that the market is still active before sending them your work.

To be sure your submission is appropriate for this market, we recommend you familiarize yourself with Essence by reading a sample issue before submitting.

If you have recently submitted to Essence or have experience with this market, please submit a comment below. Recent submission response times are always welcome and helpful to other writers.

From the Essence guidelines:


Submission Guidelines Details for Essence

Market Type: Magazine

Contact: Moana Luu, Chief Content and Creative Officer

Accepts: Book Excerpts, Novel Excerpts

Web Address:

Updated August 4, 2020