This category is to submit up to 5 INDIVIDUAL pieces with HISTORY THEMES
to Alternating Current Press to consider for the Charter Oak Award for Best Historical and open-reading publication in our annual literary journal of history, Footnote
. This is NOT the place for full book manuscripts.
Each submission also comes with a complimentary digital copy of our latest issue of Footnote: A Literary Journal of History
(currently issue #1), a full-length collection of authors’ personal and non-scholarly viewpoints on historical people, places, events, and ideas in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.
$2.99: Regular reading fee. This will come with a standard form response.
$9.99: Get brief FEEDBACK from our reading panel.
Read our complete general guidelines here.
Read history-themed and Footnote guidelines here.
Before you request feedback, read this paragraph.
•DO NOT PUT YOUR NAME OR ANY IDENTIFYING MARKS INSIDE THE FILE, IN THE TITLE, OR IN THE FILE NAME.
•No cover pages with contact information or acknowledgments within the file.
•Submit up to 5 pieces with a noticeable history theme in a single document.
We pay for all the work we accept.