Curiosity is what drives us at The Curious Reader and it is quintessential for our writers to echo the same in their pieces. We are looking to publish stories related to books, literature, and writing, but we do not want standard book reviews or author profiles. We want thought-provoking, original, intelligent pieces, which are related to reading, and which will inspire our readers. Simply put, we want your curiosity to invoke a similar curiosity in our readers.
If this excites you, we are looking for writers to contribute to The Curious Reader.
Send us your pitch and wait for us to approve it.
Submit the final piece as commissioned by us.
We edit and you finalise the article.
Congratulations! Your article is live!
We are looking for articles that have to do with the world of literature, reading, and storytelling. Before you pitch, check out our website and see the kind of pieces we have commissioned to get an idea of what we like.
Make sure that your pitch is well thought-out, researched, and above all, original. If you like to read Orhan Pamuk and believe that his post-Nobel work is not as good as his pre-Nobel repertoire, tell us why you think so and why you would like to write this piece. Want to do a heavy duty research piece on the decline of profitability of publishing houses with the advent of e-books? We’re all ears. Do you believe that self-publishing is actually a curse in disguise for literature – we would love to know why, as long as its backed by an intelligent thought process and offers a different perspective.
Your pitch must follow these guidelines to be considered. We will summarily reject any pitch which does not do so.
Once the pitch is approved, we expect you to submit the final article within 2 weeks. If you need more time, you need to let us know. When submitting the final article, make sure you do the following:
The article should be published within a month of approval. However, we do reserve the right to publish it at a later date if we feel that is a better fit. We will inform you prior to publication and make sure that you are: