Signatures is a refeered creative nonfiction journal that publishes six times a year beginning in February with periodic special issues. Our current acceptance rate for published articles is approximately 10%.

Since its first issue in February of 2005, the mission of Signatures has been to publish essays that examine personal depth. Now in its 11th year of continuous publication, Signatures is one of the leading peer-reviewed journals in Creative Nonfiction, made so by its dedication to quality through the journal’s extensive peer-review and editorial production processes.