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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.)

Spring 2016: Get Out the Vote–Or Not…
Connecticut’s record on voting rights may not be as progressive as you thought: Women’s Suffragists square off against Senator Brandegee; Abraham Ribicoff in his own words; when Jews won the right to worship.
Pitch Deadline: Closed
Announcements/listings for possible inclusion in Afterword: December 7, 2016

Summer 2016: Small Towns/Big Stories
Big stories from some of Connecticut’s small towns.
Pitch Deadline: Closed 
Announcements/listings for possible inclusion in Afterword: March 1, 2016

Fall 2016: Crime & Punishment
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

Winter 2016/2017: Theme TBD
Pitch Deadline: at the latest, May 1, 2016
Copy Deadline: August 1
Announcements/listings for possible inclusion in Afterword: September 7, 2016

Spring 2017: World War I
Pitch Deadline: at the latest, August 1, 2016
Copy Deadline: November 1
Announcements/listings for possible inclusion in Afterword: December 7, 2016