Call for Submission:
Letters to my Brothers: Transitional Wisdom in Retrospect
In today's fast paced world, the internet can provide quick answers to personal questions. But when an individual raised by society to live, breathe and look at the world with female eyes transitions to male, some of the most enlightening, helpful and profound advice can only come in retrospect. Letter to my Brothers, features essays from respected transmen mentors who share the wisdom they wish they would have known at the beginning of their journey into manhood.
Stories must be original, true, uplifting, in English; narrative essay (or see Diversity Accommodations below); poignant, heartwarming, inspiring, and/or humorous. Unpublished material preferred; some previously published material may be accepted. We will not publish material that has been or will be published in a mass market anthology or widely circulated in a magazine. Manuscripts will not be returned.
Each submission must include the following:
Choose one of these submission methods:
Mail: Megan Rohrer
Additional materials may also be submitted: (electronic submission preferred) art, audio, video or pictures that illustrate/illuminate your story are welcome and encouraged.
Diversity Accommodations Available: In order to represent a full spectrum of transmen of differing abilities, submissions do not need to be typed or fully written before they are submitted. If you are interested in working on a submission and would prefer to record your story or work with the editor through an interview story to come up with a story together please contact Megan Rohrer.
* In order to show the full diversity of the transmale perspective authors may use a pseudonym if they are stealth or a minor. Pseudonym's will be noted in the short bios that will appear for each author in the back of the book. If authors would like to remain anonymous they can designate that their portion of the proceeds be given to the charity/organization of their choice.
Proceeds: 30% split among the authors who contribute; 20% to the National Center for Transgender Equality. Authors will be able purchase books at a 30% discount for direct sales.