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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.

Summer 2017: Food and agriculture
Stories from Connecticut history about our favorite food and drink including growing, raising, or brewing it.
Pitch Deadline: Closed
Copy Deadline: February 1, 2017
Announcements/listings for possible inclusion in Afterword: March 1, 2017

Fall 2017: Breaking Through
Pitch Deadline: February 1, 2017
Copy Deadline: May 1, 2017
Announcements/listings for possible inclusion in Afterword: June 1, 2017

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

Spring 2018: Historic Preservation
Pitch Deadline: August 1, 2017
Copy Deadline: November 1, 2017
Announcements/listings for possible inclusion in Afterword: December 7, 2017