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Every month or so we share some ideas of articles that might be written for upcoming issues. If you would like to be notified by email when a new post has been written, fill out your name and email below. This is a very low‐volume list.

 


Note that the list below includes older issues which have gone to press—and therefore, are topics for which we aren’t actively seeking submissions. We’ve kept these published as archives for Friends and aspiring writers who want to understand our publishing philosophy.

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Writing Opp: Membership and Friends (due 3/9/2020)

Membership and Friends: Who’s a “real Quaker” and who isn’t? What does it mean for someone to join and what […]

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

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Writing Opp: Thin Spaces (due 2/10/2020)

Thin Spaces: With few rituals to guide us, Quaker worship at its core is a direct connection with the Divine. […]

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

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Student Writing Opp: Creating Change (due 2/17/2020)

What change do you want to see happen in your community?

Gail Whiffen is associate editor of Friends Journal. Contact: [email protected]

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Writing Opp: The State of Quaker Institutions (closed)

Quaker institutions: What’s working and what isn’t and which beloved institutions do we need to make sure we keep alive? […]

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal. [email protected].

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Unnamed Quaker Creeds (closed)

Unprogrammed Friends will often tell visitors we have no creeds or set practices in worship.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal. Contact: [email protected]

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Friends and Drugs (closed)

  Currently looking articles on Unnamed Quaker Creeds       Is there any other aspect of our modern lives […]

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Writing for Open Issues (next: Sept 2020)

Learn how to write for a Friends Journal open issue.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal. This piece originally written May 2018, updated December 2019.

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How do you write, FELLOW QUAKER KIDS? (closed)

Calling all kid game makers, and graphic artists, and memesters and religious ed teachers: Friends Journal is doing a whole […]

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

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Writing Opp: Friends and Gambling (closed)

Is our witness against gambling a testimony that still matters or has it become outdated? Looking for 1200–2500 word submissions, […]

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

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Writing Opp: Friends in Africa (closed)

Half of the world’s Friends live in Africa; Kenya alone has almost twice as many Friends as the United States. […]

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

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