Submission Guidelines


Nonvella publishes high-quality 5K-20K word nonfiction pieces by established and emerging authors.We’re fans of thought-provoking nonfiction of all kinds. This includes literary journalism, memoir, essays, and emerging non-fiction hybrids. We’re after substance — substance with style. Writers with strong voices. Vivid narratives. Life-sized questions and big ideas.

If you’ve got an idea for a nonvella, email us (with “Query” as the first word in the subject line). Include a couple of paragraphs describing the possible project, your publishing experience to date, and a writing sample or two. We’ll do our best to get back to you in a timely manner.