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Longreads is dedicated to publishing and sharing the best long-form nonfiction storytelling on the web. Thank you for your interest in our publication — click here for guidelines on pitching and submitting to us.

Longreads accepts pitches for original work and pays competitive rates. We’re not accepting any fiction at this time.

We are a very small team and receive many pitches and submissions each day. We only respond if we are interested in publishing your piece, so we strongly recommend submitting simultaneously to other publications. Please email essay submissions, feature pitches, reading list ideas, and other queries to Adding a bit of detail and context in your subject line helps to make your message stand out.