The Century invites reader submissions

December 12, 2019

The Century invites readers to submit first-person narratives (under 1,000 words) on the following topics:

Dawn (Deadline: March 1, 2020)

Movement (Deadline: May 1, 2020)

Selected essays will be published in the print or web magazine. Authors of the selected essays will receive $100 and a free one-year subscription to the magazine.

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This project honors the life and legacy of writer and theologian Frederick Buechner with the aim of nurturing the art of spiritual writing and reflection.