Why Are You So Sad?

UPDATE: The contest is now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered!

The holidays are upon us, and in the true spirit of the season here is a survey that seeks to plumb the depths of your stress, malaise, and general unhappiness. The survey below was inspired by Jason Porters short story “We Were Down,” which you can read starting Christmas Day at Recommended Reading.

Recommended Reading is free every week online, and available as an iPhone app.

The author of the saddest survey — judged by Jason Porter — will receive a free phone session with a life coach, a bottle of gin from the NY Distilling Company, and a copy of Jason’s Books Why Are You So Sad?/em> The contest ends Friday, December 27 at 11:59 PM, so share your sadness now.

Take Our Survey

More Like This

Job Opportunity: We’re Hiring a Social Media Editor

Applications for this part-time, remote position are due February 7

Jan 25 - Electric Literature

Electric Literature Announces New Editor-in-Chief

Denne Michele Norris is the first Black, openly trans woman to helm a major literary publication

Aug 9 - Electric Literature

Electric Literature Is Hiring an Editor-in-Chief

This remote, full-time position will lead the editorial vision of our site

May 6 - Electric Literature
Thank You!