The Big Issue are looking for high quality personal stories to be published in The Big Issue in our My Word section of the magazine.
'My Word' is an 850-word piece written in the first person. It is less journalistic in style, more personal and gives a clear sense of the writer's personal experiences through anecdotal stories. Payment for this section is $150 upon publication.
Email submissions to Lorraine Pink at firstname.lastname@example.org
Full details here.