Creative Nonfiction was the first and is still the largest literary magazine to publish, exclusively and on a regular basis, high quality nonfiction prose. The journal has consistently featured prominent authors from the United States and around the world and has helped launch the careers of some of the genre's most exciting emerging writers, as well as helping establish the creative nonfiction genre as a worthy academic pursuit.
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Important: Lengths accepted may vary; see guidelines for current call details.
Country of Publication & Year Established
United States||Established in 1993
|Open to a broad Audience.
Publication Medium & Frequency
|Print Publication ||Print Publication||Published 4 x per year.
Nonfiction Open Fee-based
- Open to all/most Styles, including: Academic, Literary, Personal.
- Open to all/most Topics, including: Memoir, Other (May vary).
|Essay Essay||Up to 1,000 words.|
|Essay Essay||Up to 4,500 words.|
|Narrative Nonfiction Narrative Nonfiction||Up to 4,500 words.|
- We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
|Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word).|
| OK|| No|| No|| OK||Text format submissions |
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