- Essays may be about any subject, but food must factor into the story in some way.
- The essay must be an original work, personal in tone and a true story.
- The goal of the column is to spotlight great stories, beautiful storytelling and excellent writing - please, no treatises on political or food issues, responses to Sauce articles, rants about negative dining experiences, etc.
- Essays must not have been printed in another publication.
- While the event or story may take place anywhere, writers must be living in the St. Louis area.
- 900 words, maximum
- Sauce Magazine reserves the right to edit submissions for clarity, length and grammar.
- Published writers will be paid upon publication.
- Not all submissions will be published. Only finished essays will be accepted for consideration; Sauce will not guarantee publication based on writing samples or story ideas.
- Writers may submit more than one essay, however, more than one essay by the same writer will not be published within a calendar year.
To submit your essay, e-mail it to Sauce's Senior Editor, Katie O'Connor by clicking here. Remember to include your name and contact information (address, phone number and e-mail).