If you are an unbeliever and you have a story to tell, here are two opportunities to have your voice heard. From the comments here, it’s apparent that a lot of you have some iteresting things to say, so check out these calls for submissions and let’s hear those keyboards clicking!
The Secular Student Alliance is working on an anthology called Our Struggles with Disbelief. Note that they say they are looking for “short stories,” but they mean nonfiction, so “essays” would probably be a more accurate description.
Our Struggles with Disbelief will be a compilation of short stories from current and upcoming leaders in the atheist/agnostic/freethinker/humanist movement. The short stories should be non-fiction and discuss challenges that the author has faced as a nonbeliever. Submissions should be no longer than 4,000 words (about 10 pages double-spaced, Times New Roman 12).
And in case you missed this one from the Skepchick Quickies the other day, The Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers is also working on an anthology called Atheists in Foxholes:
MAAF is collecting stories for an anthology to ensure that everyone knows that there are atheists in foxholes. This anthology will include first-hand accounts of Atheists, Agnostics, Freethinkers, Humanists, Secularists, and other non-believers who have served in the military in any capacity or who have a close association with someone who has served. We atheists have served honorably throughout history and still do today. We serve in foxholes, on planes, on ships, and in the service and defense of our values wherever that service may require us. We will ensure that our story is told. We need your help.
Hat tip to Hemant.