Dream of Things
Call for Submissions:
Book publisher Dream of Things seeks submissions for anthologies of creative nonfiction on a variety of themes. Current themes include stories of forgiveness, coffee shop stories, travel writing, life in the modern workplace, Internet dating, and others. Future topics will include anthologies of holiday-related stories and volume two of Saying Goodbye. See the Workshop section of dreamofthings.com for more details, including payment information and submission guidelines.
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Dream of Things was founded in 2009 with the intent of publishing anthologies of creative nonfiction that will fill the gap between popular anthologies that publish stories that are “short and sweet” (sometimes so saccharine-sweet they are hard to swallow), and the Best American Essays series, which are typically quite a bit longer. The goal for Dream of Things anthologies is to publish writing that is not short and sweet, but short and deep. The result is stories that are easier to swallow because they are authentic, and easier to digest because they average 1,250 words in length. Saying Goodbye, published in October 2010, is the first anthology from Dream of Things.