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Unless she did something very incredible (or very, very bad) most women don't get named in history. HerStry wants to rewrite the narrative and put women’s stories front and center. Since 2015 we have collected hundreds of stories from women all over the world. Stories about love, loss, motherhood, friendship, and so much more. We all have something to say, and we all have experiences worth sharing. HerStry wants to get every woman writing, talking, and sharing her story.

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Important: Limited Demographic: Submissions are restricted to female-identifying individuals.
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Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2015

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 104 x per year.
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Nonfiction Open

Open to a broad Audience, including: Females.
Open to all/most Styles, including: Mainstream, Personal.
Memoir, Sexuality/Gender (Women/Female issues), Other (May vary).
Change of Heart01 Nov 2021*7
TypeLength Details
Essay Essay500 - 3,000 words.
Narrative Nonfiction Narrative Nonfiction500 - 3,000 words.
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No monetary payment to Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Pays occasionally, up to Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).
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HerStry Anthology Series CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions


Last Updated: 20 Oct 2021
Last Checked: 19 Oct 2021 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 09 Aug 2021 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 03 Sep 2017

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