Become a Regular Contributor or Submit a Story to ChooseATL

What We Publish

We’re on the hunt for great stories that celebrate the city. We are looking for first-person essays, profiles, features, Q&As, photo essays, lifestyle stories and articles about our city’s past, present and future. Article topics include everything from art and design; food and drink; music and entertainment; sports and the outdoors; technology and innovation; and news and events.

Each month, we publish several stories and highlight one feature story.

Submission Guidelines

We accept submissions and pitches year round; multiple submissions encouraged. We are searching for both one-time and regular contributors with varying opportunities for compensation. Please email submissions to See further instructions below.

To Pitch a Feature Story

To pitch a feature story, please supply links to two previous publications or writing samples, as well as a brief pitch of your idea. Our feature stories run at around 1500 words and are compensated at $1 per word. Send your pitch with the subject line “Feature Pitch.”

Become a One-Time or Ongoing Contributor

To become a regular contributor to ChooseATL, please email two writing samples to with the subject line “Contributor Pitch.” Stories are published on a volunteer basis, but exceptional writing may open opportunities for future compensation.