One Story Inc

Brooklyn, NY   |  https://www.one-story.com

Mission

One Story, Inc. celebrates the art form of the short story and the authors who write them by creating a vibrant community of readers and writers of literary short fiction. Our award-winning magazines, One Story and One Teen Story, feature one short story in each issue and arrive in the homes of over 8,000 subscribers each month like a letter from a friend. Our online craft writing classes are affordable and open to all who register—over 1,000 Americans join us to write online each year.

Ruling year info

2007

Executive Director

Maribeth Batcha

Executive Editor

Hannah Tinti

Main address

232 3rd St Ste A108

Brooklyn, NY 11215 USA

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EIN

11-3639386

NTEE code info

Education N.E.C. (B99)

IRS filing requirement

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Our programs

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Publication of One Story and One Teen Story

One Story, Inc. edits, prints, distributes, and promotes twelve issues of One Story and three issues of One Teen Story eadh year. Issues are wdelivered by mail and via the Kindle platform.

Both magazines feature a single short story. This simple format introduces a wide and enthusiastic audience of readers to a different voice every month and shines a crucial spotlight on the work of emerging and established short story writers. The writers published, many of whom are at the earliest stages of their career, see a significant career boost from this spotlight.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Adolescents
Academics
Artists and performers

Where we work

Awards

Whiting Magazine Prize Winner 2020

Whiting Foundation

How we listen

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Financials

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One Story Inc

Board of directors
as of 02/22/2022
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Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No