“Clerestory Magazine
 
publishes
stories, articles, and interviews
on subjects at the intersection
of 
action and contemplation.
We believe storytelling makes
our world more humane.”


Clerestory Magazine
 contributors evoke the most essential parts of the human experience, while engaging larger questions on social healing, human flourishing, and justice. Our writers, in the words of Abraham Joshua Heschel, “face sacred moments,” or in the words of Mary Oliver, pay attention, are astonished, and tell about it
BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ individuals are highly encouraged to submit. All contributors are paid equally for their work. 

Clerestory is currently accepting submissions and pitches for our summer and fall issues on “Ecology” and “Therapy.” While there is no formal word count, most accepted pieces fall between 1,000 and 3,000 words. 

Please check back over the coming weeks for additional details or write to us for more information on timelines and relevant subjects. Thank you for your interest in Clerestory’s work. 

 








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