Longreads, founded in 2009, is dedicated to helping people find and share the best storytelling on the web, across both nonfiction and fiction.
Longreads are defined as anything over 1,500 words. They’re stories that are best enjoyed away from your desk — whether it’s on a daily commute, an airplane, a subway, or your couch.
Longreads features stories from hundreds of the best writers and publishers on the web, as well as exclusive stories never before published online.
Share your favorites with the #longreads community by tagging your tweets with #longreads. Check the raw feed for most recent submissions, or search the Longreads archive for thousands of timeless stories curated by the editors.
Longreads is a company that brings together people who are passionate about reading and sharing great storytelling. Share your best stories by tagging them on Twitter (#longreads).
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The Longreads Business Model
This service is powered, first and foremost, by our Longreads Members, who pay $3 a month or $30 a year to support this work. (A percentage of our Members' dues go directly to writers and publishers, whose stories are spotlighted as through our weekly Longreads Member Exclusives.) We also work with brands and advertisers, and we make a small amount of money from Amazon affiliate links.