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Writers: Article proposals are welcome. Please submit a 200- to 250-word summary or abstract about your proposed article and one or two published samples (if any) to editor@ctexplored.org. Honoraria are offered according to Connecticut Explored’s policy.

1 page, 450-500 words    = $100
2 pages, 750-800 words  = $150
4 pages, 1,500 words       = $200
6 pages, 2,500  words      = $250

Upcoming themes:

Winter 23-24: History in the Sky: Aerospace, Observatories, and Cosmologies
Spring 24: Historical Preservation in the Digital Era
Summer 24: Monuments and Memories
Fall 24: History Under Foot
Tentative themes:
Summer 2025: Theme to be set but will include King Philip’s War, 250th anniversary of Rev. War
Summer 2026: The Declaration of Independence (250th anniversary celebration)
Winter 2028-29: Theme to be set, but will include The Redding Encampment (250th anniversary of the Rev. War)

If you want to write for upcoming Issues:

Each issue has a broad organizing theme. Please e-mail publisher@ctexplored.org to find out upcoming themes or to send your story pitch. We also welcome theme and article ideas for future issues.

Feature articles are 2,500 words in length; departments are 500-750 words long. Honoraria may be available according to the policies of Connecticut Explored.

The magazine does not use footnotes but does require authors to embed citations into their stories. Please become familiar with our style by reading stories from past issues available on our website. Authors are also required to provide images (if possible) or leads on images. Rights and reproduction fees are handled by CT Explored. Authors are not required to pay rights and reproduction fees. Authors may not obligate CT Explored to pay fees.