Call for Submissions

Fifth Estate Issue 400
Submission deadline: December 15, 2017

Next issue will be our 400th since we began publishing 52 years ago. If you’d like to be part of this historic edition, please send proposals for essays, articles, and fiction to our email address or post office box.

Send us your non-fiction articles, fiction, poetry, and graphics. We want to publish thoughtful, hopefully inspiring, words and images.

Original Material only please. We have a general policy to only publish articles that have not yet appeared online or elsewhere.

All submissions should be consistent with our political views.

 To get a good idea of the non-academic, intelligent writing we publish, you  can read articles from past and current issues on our website at

 Before submitting something, please read our Writers’ Guidelines at:

When writing, please consult our manuscript style sheet at:

Submit manuscripts for short pieces and proposals for longer essays, along  with graphics and photographs, to:

fe ( at ) fifthestate ( dot ) org


 Fifth Estate, PO Box 201016, Ferndale, MI 48220, USA.

 Please put “Submission 400” on the subject line of e-mail.

 We also invite letters to the editors related to articles we have published.