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Submissions

Subscribers: Letters to the editor and story suggestions are welcome. Submit to editor@ctexplored.org/wp2/ or Connecticut Explored, P. O. Box 271561, West Hartford, CT 06127-1561 .

Writers: Article proposals are welcome. Please submit a short summary or abstract about your proposed article and one or two published samples (if any) to editor@ctexplored.org/wp2/. Honoraria are offered according to Connecticut Explored’s policy.

Upcoming Issues

Listed below are broad organizing themes for upcoming issues with their pitch and copy deadlines. Article proposals need not fit these themes but should indicate why it is being proposed for that issue. We also welcome theme and article ideas for future issues. Feature articles are 2,500 words in length; departments are 500-750 words long. Honoraria may be available according to the policies of Connecticut Explored.

WORLD WAR I: We’ll be covering the World War I anniversary in various issues between now and 2018. If you have a WWI story, exhibition, or program planned, please let us know WELL in advance (at least 3-6 months if possible.)

 

Spring 2015: Connecticut’s Bold Faced Names

A compendium of stories on Connecticut’s 19th and 20th century celebrities–from Tom Thumb to Alexander Calder.

Announcements/listings for possible inclusion in Afterword: December 1, 2014

Summer 2015: TBD

Pitch Deadline: As soon as possible, or at the latest, December 1, 2014

Copy Deadline: February 1, 2015

Announcements/listings for possible inclusion in Afterword: March 1, 2015

Fall 2015: Philanthropy

Connecticut has a long history of philanthropy–from the wealthy donors who built major institutions to regular folks whose volunteerism and modest savings impacted the community. We’ll tell their stories and be inspired anew.

Pitch Deadline: As soon as possible, or at the latest, February 1, 2015

Copy Deadline: May 1, 2015

Announcements/listings for possible inclusion in Afterword: June 1, 2015.