WELCOME TO THE INTERNET, ESSAY ANTHOLOGY
Follow by follow, character by character, we are becoming an increasingly connected species. The Internet and its kitten-loving and meme-trading communities have on- and off-screen impact on our lives. Welcome to the Internet invites personal reflection and critique of the digital age. Maximum of 3000 words.
What We’re Looking For:
Commentary on internet sub-cultures from new perspectives
First-hand accounts of the effects, positive and negative, of the increasing digitization of daily life
Reflections on how specific social media platforms impact how we interact with each other as human beings
What We’re NOT Looking For:
Manifestos condemning or advocating for our increasing dependence on the Internet
Please Be Advised:
Documents must be formatted with double-spacing, 1-inch margins, and 12-point Times New Roman or Courier font. The top left of the first page must indicate a final word-count. DO NOT include images, illustrations, or graphics. Submissions that do not meet these formatting requirements may be disqualified.
We do not censor submitted content, we ask only for honesty.
We DO NOT consider work that has been previously published.
Given our extensive review process, we DO NOT permit simultaneous submissions.
If we determine a phone interview will provide more context to your work, we will reach out by email first to schedule one.
DO NOT inquire about the status of your submission until 5 weeks after the closure of the submission form.
READING FEE: $8
MINIMUM COMPENSATION: $100
READING PERIOD: October 31, 2018 - January 31, 2019