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Utne Reader 9

About

Utne Reader is a digest of the new ideas and fresh perspectives percolating in arts, culture, politics, and spirituality. The mission behind every issue of Utne Reader is to start meaningful conversations that transcend traditional labels, biases, and stereotypes; conversations that demonstrate there’s still plenty of room for all of us to grow, to be educated … to be cured of ignorance. Every issue of Utne Reader provides viewpoints from various sources to engage and inform you with what world leaders and common people are doing to address some of the biggest issues facing the planet, and how we as a society are reacting, or should be.

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Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 1984

Audience

Open to a broad Audience.

Publication Media & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 12 x per year.
Print Publication Print PublicationPublished 4 x per year.

Nonfiction Open

Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Humorous, Mainstream, Personal.
Topics:
Politics/Political Science, Religion/Spirituality (Spirituality), Society/Culture.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Article Article150 - 3,750 words.
Essay Essay150 - 3,750 words.
Payscale:
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Dates

Last Updated: 24 Oct 2020
Last Checked: 02 Mar 2021 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 15 Oct 2020 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 24 Apr 2019

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