Creative Nonfiction submission guidelines and market information

Creative Nonfiction



Creative Nonfiction Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

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Submitting Your Work to Creative Nonfiction

Before submitting to Creative Nonfiction

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 Creative Nonfiction by reading a sample issue before submitting.

If you have recently submitted to Creative Nonfiction 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 Creative Nonfiction guidelines:

Nothing increases your publishing chances more than a familiarity with the magazine; we recommend you become a subscriber, but a working knowledge of our recent issues is a great place to start, too.

Queries only. Please do not send completed pieces. Please do not send attachments. Please send brilliant, original ideas and a solid plan for turning those ideas into brilliant pieces of writing.

Submission Guidelines Details for Creative Nonfiction

Market Type: Magazine

Contact: Lee Gutkind, editor

Accepts: Essays, Interviews, Personal Experience, Profiles

Web Address:

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Updated September 15, 2020