The Century invites reader submissions

March 2, 2015

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

Song (Deadline: June 1, 2015)

Lies (Deadline: August 1, 2015)

A selection of submissions will be published in the print or web magazine. Authors of the selected essays will receive a free one-year subscription to the magazine.

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