First Things submission guidelines and market information

First Things



First Things Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

Institute on Religion & Public Life
156 Fifth Ave.
Suite 400
New York NY 10010

Phone: (212)627-1985

Fax: (212)627-2184

Editor: Joseph Bettum, poetry editor.

Submitting Your Work to First Things

Before submitting to First Things

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 First Things by reading a sample issue before submitting.

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

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Submission Guidelines Details for First Things

Market Type: Magazine

Contact: Joseph Bettum, poetry editor.


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