Anthology of Personal Essays on Reactions to 9/11

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Brian Prestwood
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Seeking submissions for an anthology on personal essays that describe what people were doing when they first found out about 9/11. Looking for diverse and detailed activities essayists were engaged in during the day of 9/11 to illustrate the actions and reactions of writers to the terrorist attacks. If accepted, essayists will be given a free copy of the anthology.

Interested in material from all age groups, gender, religious backgrounds and ethnicities. Also interested in hearing from a variety of people with different occupations.

Manuscripts should be between 3,000 to 5,000 words and submitted by email to Please paste your prospectus or essay into the body of the email. No attachments will be accepted. Essays should be emailed (to us) no later than June 30, 2010. Please include a short biography (7-8 sentences) that highlights who you are and conveys your individuality.