Short Story Submission Alert!

Riverdale Avenue Books has announced a call for essays to be included in a new anthology on how George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel 1984 still resonates nearly seven decades after it was published.

Anyone who has read and been deeply influenced by Orwell’s greatest work and desires to share its impact.

 “With the current political climate, it’s no wonder that 1984 is now No. 1 on the bestseller lists,” said Riverdale Publisher Lori Perkins. “Readers and writers relate to the political zeitgeist in the novel in current events right now. We want to let the people be heard!”

The essays should be a minimum of 500 words and a maximum of 2,500. Please include a brief a biography with your submission by March 6, 2017, and send to The anthology will be published on April 4th, 2017, exactly 33 years after Winston Smith’s story begins in the classic dystopian novel.