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How to Pitch an Eater Voices Personal Essay to Eater Atlanta

Eater Voices personal essays tackle a wide range of topics, and provide a unique glimpse into the world of restaurants and bars written by people working within the industry

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The most impactful stories for readers are often those told from the perspective of the people living and experiencing them. The personal essay series Eater Voices allows current and former members of Atlanta’s restaurant and bar industry to tell their unique stories in their voice.

Past essays written by chefs, front and back of house staff, bartenders, restaurant delivery drivers, farmers, restaurant owners, and other people working within the industry tackle a wide range of topics, and provide a glimpse into the world of Atlanta’s restaurants and bars that goes beyond news and analysis.

To pitch, simply send Eater Atlanta a couple of detailed paragraphs explaining what you would like to write about and why you’re the person to write about this topic to You don’t have to be a professional writer or a journalist to pen an Eater Voices essay. Our Atlanta editor, Beth McKibben, will help shepherd you through the essay writing process. If your essay topic is chosen for Eater Voices, you will be contacted by the editor for further discussion, including word count and pay rates.

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