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Personal Essay Markets, Part III

We continue our four-part series with 15 more targets that seek first-person pieces.

- May 18, 2015
The first and second installments of this feature highlighted 30 pitchable personal essay markets. Round 3 brings you an extra 15 venues that are hungry for your true-life tales. And stay tuned for a list of online markets in Part IV.

31. Proto -- "First Person"
This quarterly biomedical magazine published by Massachusetts General Hospital prints first-person articles that originate "at the other end of the stethoscope, presenting essays and commentary from patients, consumers and other medical outsiders," according to its mission statement.
Length: 700 words
Pay: $700
Assigning editor: Jason Anthony, JASON underscore ANTHONY at TIMEINC dot COM
Anthony's advice: "Though some of our stories are tear-jerking, they need not be. We look for beautiful writing and a compelling voice. A Massachusetts connection is not necessary."


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