Submissions

Call for Submissions

We are seeking writers to participate in “Chicago Readers/Chicago Writers,” an after-conference event on Saturday, September 28 beginning at 5:30 pm. We are currently only accepting submissions of fiction.  non-fiction or personal essays. Work must be original and be your own. Update: Submissions are now being accepted through September 10, 2013.

If you’d like to be considered as a reader, please email us at samantha@samanthahoffman.com. Tell us a little about yourself and about your work.

Requirements:
1. You must be a registered attendee of The Chicago Writers Conference. If you haven’t registered yet, but would like to, go here.
2. Submission must be a maximum of 1800 words. We will accept up to two (2) entries per person.
3. We are looking for entertaining stories with impact, i.e., heart-wrenching or humorous stories will get first consideration.
4. You must submit your work in manuscript form as an attachment (double spaced pages in Times New Roman 12 pt. type) with word count in the header to: samantha@samanthahoffman.com by Sept. 1, 2013 September 10, 2013 at 11:59 p.m.

We look forward to reading your work!

 

 

5 Comments

  1. david marshall

    How many submissions may we submit for consideration?

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    • CWC

      David – we are checking with our curator and will post an update in this post within a day. To be safe, start with 1.Thanks! We look forward to seeing you at the Conference!

      Reply

    • CWC

      David – We will accept up to two (2) pieces (submissions). Thanks!

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  2. Mary B. Nelligan

    Hi! Can we submit work that has already been published on a blog?

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    • CWC

      Yes! As long as it meets the requirements in the guidelines listed above (word count, etc.). Thanks! We look forward to meeting you in September!

      Reply

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