Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Call for Submissions: Essays, Nonfiction for Youngstown Anthology

Belt Magazine is gaining a reputation for putting out great writing and reporting about the "Rust Belt".
Next Anthology: Youngstown!

A call for submissions and proposals

Proposal deadline: October 1, 2014
Submission deadline: November 1, 2014
Publication date: Fall 2015
"We are accepting nonfiction contributions, including essays, profiles and reported works between 500 and 2,000 words that fit with the vision expressed above. Proposals of no more than 300 words are also welcome. We will work with writers on pieces that show promise.Payment will be $100* upon publication.

Contributions are needed for the following sections:
  • Family (culture, neighborhoods, attachments)
  • Loss (violence, steel, racial and ethnic conflict)
  • Transcendence (arts, sports, religion)
  • Work (new business, new politics, redevelopment)
We are also looking for work from documentary photographers and graphic artists with a Youngstown connection. Work will be published in black and white. Poetry will be considered, but the bar is extremely high. Please do not submit works of fiction."

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