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Submissions

Subscribers: Letters to the editor and story suggestions are welcome. Submit to editor@ctexplored.org 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. 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.)

 

Winter 2015/2016: The Connecticut Brand

Stories about signature Connecticut-made products and companies. 

Pitch Deadline: at the latest, May 1, 2015 (August 1 copy deadline)

Announcements/listings for possible inclusion in Afterword: September 7, 2015

Spring 2016: The Power of the Ballot

As a warm up to the fall 2016 elections, stories about our passions for voting and elections.

Pitch Deadline: at the latest, August 1, 2015 (November 1 copy deadline)

Announcements/listings for possible inclusion in Afterword: December 7, 2015

Summer 2016: TBD

Pitch Deadline:

Copy Deadline: February 1, 2016

Announcements/listings for possible inclusion in Afterword: March 1, 2016

Fall 2016: TBD

Pitch Deadline: As soon as possible, or at the latest, February 1, 2016

Copy Deadline: May 1, 2016

Announcements/listings for possible inclusion in Afterword: June 1, 2016.