Longreads: $500+ for Personal Essays

Longreads is a blog from the company behind WordPress, the software which powers over 25% of the internet.

They publish personal essays on a variety of topics, in the vein of Harper’s or The Believer.

Base pay is $500 per essay. Payment is determined by the amount of work. They also pay for features, at a higher rate, competitive with large publications.

They also pay $250 for short blog posts, reading lists, and short interviews.

Overall, they seem like a very good publication, with high standards, and a focus on quality.

To learn more, visit their submission guidelines page.



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