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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Tell us a little about yourself and about your work.
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: email@example.com by
Sept. 1, 2013 September 10, 2013 at 11:59 p.m.
We look forward to reading your work!