Creative Nonfiction, the internationally distributed journal for literary nonfiction, has announced a contest for new essays about Pittsburgh. For the city's 250th anniversary, Pittsburgh in Words seeks writing about the city and its people, heritage and potential. Winning essays will be published online and in the journal's fall 2008 number.
The journal needs a one-page abstract of the proposed essay, accompanied by a writing sample of 10 pages or less and cover letter, by March 15. Send to Creative Nonfiction, attn: Pittsburgh in Words, 5501 Walnut St., Suite 202, Piittsburgh, PA 15232, or electronically to email@example.com. Questions? Try firstname.lastname@example.org.