BLACKOUT! A NIGHT OF MEMOIRS — Call for submissions

JCW is seeking nonfiction with an intoxicating twist. True tales of terrible tequila, regrettable rum and wicked wine are welcome. We are looking for memoirs, essays or any nonfiction piece saturaBoozeted in saki or drowning in drambuie. Think of your first sip of dad’s PBR, your worst hangover ever, or your journey with the Twelve steps.

Articles, journal entries, letters — any nonfiction form — will be considered. Keep your true story around the general theme of alcohol and serve it up!

Selected works will be read at our Blackout! literary event on June 22nd and published on

Submission guidelines:

  • 800 words max
  • Attachment must be doc or rtf
  • NO PDFs
  • Unpublished works only
  • Only alcohol-themed nonfiction will be considered

Send submissions to  by 12 am ET on June 6.

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