$800 for Personal Essays on the Topic of “Harm”

Oregon Humanities is a triannual publication of “ideas and perspectives,” with each issue focused on a specific theme.

They publish all forms of nonfiction writing, including personal essays and journalism.

They are currently seeking submissions on the theme of “harm.”

According to their call for submissions:

“For the fall/winter 2017 issue of Oregon Humanities, we want to hear your stories, ideas, thoughts, and arguments on the word “harm.” Explore lesser-known contemporary and historical stories about how communities have been damaged or have caused harm. Tell us about things going wrong despite best intentions. Share a story about mayhem or injury that you’ve inflicted, experienced, or witnessed.”

The deadline for this topic is July 10th.

They pay $300 to $800 for essays.

To learn more, read their submission guidelines.


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