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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.