$6,000 for Non-Fiction Stories

The Atavist Magazine is a digital-only publication that releases one blockbuster nonfiction story every month. Their editor-in-chief has tweeted, “Anyway, as ever, if you’re a features writer—or an aspiring one!—and you have a great idea for a cinematic yarn, just a damn good STORY, please pitch me: seyward@atavist.com.”

They pay at least $6,000 per story plus expenses. 

They were initially funded by Silicon Valley investors, including Eric Schmidt of Google.

They’re perhaps most famous for having several of their feature articles optioned to become major motion pictures.

They pay kill fees upfront.

To learn more, refer to their editor-in-chief’s Tweet and this page.


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