Story Submissions

Are you ready to share your trench story with the Stories from the Trenches community? We would love to hear from you. Get started by filling out the form below.

If you have any questions about the submission process, please contact

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August 2017

Are you a college student or recent college graduate who has a trench story to share? Are you the parent of a college student who could share what life is like being an "empty nester"? Do you have a back-to-school trench story? Share your trench story with us below.

September 2017

Join us for our September theme - Mosaic - a collection of all and any trench stories. We have all struggled, faced adversity or overcome an obstacle. Share your story and offer encouragement to those stuck in the middle of their trench. Start with your story submission below.  

Share Your Trench Story

Step 1: Fill out the Form

To get started, let us know a little bit about your story. We will follow up with a confirmation email right away.

Step 2: Submit Your Story

After you confirm your contact information, you will receive an email, asking you to reply with your story—either as an attachment or a link. That will get sent directly to our stories team for review and revision.

Step 3: Approve Any Revisions

If your story is accepted for publication, you will receive an edited copy to approve or correct via email (revisions may be made for content, clarity, or any other purpose). The revised story will then be scheduled for publication.

Your Name or Preferred Alias *
Your Name or Preferred Alias
If you do not want your full name published, please fill in the first name field and type "PRIVACY" in the last name field.
Legal Agreement *
Before submitting your story, please read our royalty-free, non-exclusive licensing policy.