Call for Stories


We fill up fast! While writing, art and photography submissions must be received by the following deadlines, we must assign your work to a specific issue at least one month prior to the deadline.

November 2014 Gala — Editor, Janet A. Hopkins, Senior Copy and Proof Editor, Becca Fields and copyeditors, Barbara Schuderer and Peggi Bird

Spring Issue (published March 1st)
Deadline: November 1st
Summer Issue (published June 1st)
Deadline: February 1st
Fall Issue (published September 1st)
Deadline: May 1st
Winter Issue (published December 1st)
Deadline: August 1st

See submission guidelines on the website.
Articles and Creative Writing Submissions:

Spring 2016 – International Edition
So what does recovery look like in other countries? What are Twelve Step meetings like? What are public opinions and attitudes toward recovery? What treatment opportunities exist in those countries? Do you have an interesting story about recovery in another country? Share your story or information in a 900 to 1,200 word narrative.
Deadline November 1, 2015.

Summer 2016 – Sports
Are you an athlete in recovery? Tell us how you found recovery and what you do to stay healthy, happy and clean. Have you had a sports or exercise addiction from which you have recovered? Did you become addicted because of a sports injury? Are you a professional treating addicted athletes? Share your story or information in a 900 to 1,200 word narrative.
Deadline February 1, 2016.

Fall 2016 – Collegiate Programs; Youth in Recovery
Are you involved in a collegiate or high school recovery program as a student or professional? Have you had personal experience with a treatment program tailored for either collegiate or teens? Are you involved in a Twelve Step youth program? Send us your 900 to 1,200 word narrative.
Deadline: May 1, 2016

Winter 2016 – Holiday Tips; Winter Weddings; Winter Recovery Getaways
Are you planning a winter 2015 wedding? We’d love to follow and feature a sober wedding celebration. Do you have tips on how to plan a successful wedding without alcohol? Tells us about your winter recovery-oriented or recovery-friendly vacations? Do you have techniques and tricks for dealing with the winter blues? Send us your 900 to 1,200 word narrative.
Deadline August 1, 2016.


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