Prose Discourse: Annual Call for Themed Submissions of Nonfiction as Travel Writing/Literary Tourism

2020 Theme: “Trapped Abroad” 

2500 words maximum, not including title, epigraph (if any), and byline.

OPEN: Journal of Arts and Letters will consider fee-free submissions of nonfiction/CNF as travel writing/literary tourism on the theme “trapped Abroad.”

Interpret the theme in a narrow sense. Submit one document. Follow other general guidelines that may apply. Use a cover letter that contains all contact information and include a professional biography in third person of up to 50 words.

Simultaneous submissions are accepted with the understanding that notice to O:JA&L will be prompt if a piece is accepted elsewhere.

To ensure processing by the correct editors, the subject line or cover letter should include the words “Annual Call for Submissions: Nonfiction as Travel Writing/Literary Tourism.” 

No reading fees apply. “Expedited” consideration is available for a fee.

Submissions open July 1.                    Submissions close September 30.


Image: Saint Charles Borromeo Bringing the Assistance of Religion to the Plague Victims of Milan by Anicet Charles Gabriel Lemonnier  (1743–1824). Oil on canvas. 23.2 x 14.1 inches. Public domain.