Submission Guidelines:

We welcome your submissions of original work. Please read some of the published pieces linked from the homepage and at the Archives menu tab. Consult our About  page for a better sense of what we publish and a view of our editorial sensibilities.  We offer no restrictions on approach to material or format, but we do ask that you kindly adhere to the following guidelines:


  • nonfiction submissions only
  • 250 - 2500 words (please contact the editor in advance should you have material that does not fit this length restriction and exceptions may be made)
  • submit by email to and paste your submission within the body of the email.  Please make certain the words "biostories submission" and your last name appear in the subject line
  • simultaneous submissions are acceptable; please notify us immediately if your piece is accepted elsewhere