Journal of Writing & Environment

ANNOUNCEMENT: 2014 Notes from the Field Contest is Now Open!


Notes from the Field is a non-fiction contest celebrating vivid writing about experience—whether abroad, at home, in your line of work, or in any other unexpected environment. Surprise us!

This year ecologist and author Cristina Eisenberg will be our guest judge. (An essay of hers is forthcoming in our October 15, 2014, publication cycle, so be sure to check it out.)


Submit online by midnight on November 10.

Reading fee:

$12 (submission only) or $15 (submission + back issue)


Winner: $500 + a copy of the 2012 Flyway Anthology + publication in Flyway 

Runner Up: $50 + publication in Flyway.

Winners will be announced by December 15, 2014!

Check out last year’s winners: Ah-reum Han and Linda Davis.