XI Quarterly is currently accepting queries from new and established writers for submissions to issue two, themed around the idea of “Americans Abroad.”
XI publishes a variety of writing in each issue. This can include, but is not limited to, long-form essays, interviews and in-depth reportage. XI also publishes photography and art submissions as standalone contributions.
All queries for issue two should relate to the issue’s theme, “Americans Abroad.” How have the experiences abroad of North American soccer players, coaches, administrators or media shaped the sport’s development both domestically and internationally? North America, for the purposes of XI, includes the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
Before submitting a query, please consider that we favor hands-on reporting and research over opinion and look for creative ideas that explore the unique nature of North American soccer culture, whether the focus is contemporary professional, collegiate, grassroots and youth soccer or on the history of the game. Along with your query, please provide examples of your previous work (links or attachments). There is no minimum or maximum length for articles in XI, though most are in the range of 1,500-4,000 words.
Issue two of XI will be published in early November 2012; the deadline for submission queries to be sent to the editors is July 31, 2012. Send all queries via email to email@example.com