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The New Atlantis considers submissions of all lengths. While there are no requirements, New Atlantis feature essays typically run between 3,500 and 10,000 words; book reviews are typically between 2,500 and 6,000 words; and shorter essays, commenting on time-sensitive subjects (see “The Tech Backlash We Really Need” for an example), typically run between 1,500 and 2,500 words.

Authors wishing to submit an article should send it attached by email to Samuel Matlack, Managing Editor, at If you have an idea for an essay, review, or article, please feel free to pitch it to us by contacting Mr. Matlack.

Submissions and pitches are reviewed on a rolling basis. Author fees are determined on a case-by-case basis, typically at the time a pitch or submission is accepted. If any of portion of your submission has previously appeared in print, as a lecture, or in any other public form, please let us know.