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Meet the 2022 Winners of the Narratively Spring Memoir Prize

After poring over 500+ submissions, our editorial staff and guest judges have made their decision.

Is It the End of the World?

From nuclear preppers to a child growing up in an apocalyptic cult, read on for four compelling and surprising stories about doomsayers.

The Hidden History of the Economy

From "tulip mania" to Colombian cocaine, these stories pull back the veil on how global economic forces really affect humans around the world.

Are We Human? …Or Are We Something Else?

Mermaids, superheroes, and Captain Cartoon, oh my! Here’s a round-up of 4 of our favorite stories about people who are a little more than human.

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True Crime with a Social Justice Twist

Interested in writing for Narratively? We're looking for pitches about true crime in underrepresented communities.

The Hidden History of Pride

This month's stories demonstrate that LGBTQ+ history didn't begin with the Stonewall Riots, and doesn't end with a parade.

Meet Our Bestselling Memoirist Guest Judge: Ashley C. Ford

With her love of human-centric storytelling, plus her unyielding curiosity for what makes different individuals tick, Ashley C. Ford's values highlight what we're looking for in our Spring 2022 Memoir Prize submissions.

Narratively’s 6 Tips for Writing a Revealing and Impactful Memoir Story

We’ve spent thousands of hours editing writers’ stories about their own lives. If you’re interested in getting your memoir piece published, here’s how to stand out from the crowd.