Essay presents the experience, strength, and hope of SA members. Essay is aware that every SA member has an individual way of working the program. In submitting articles, please remember SA’s sobriety definition is not debated, since it distinguishes SA from other sex addiction fellowships. Opinions expressed in Essay are not to be attributed to SA as a whole, nor does publication of any article imply endorsement by SA or by Essay.


Your writings are invited, although no payment can be made. All articles submitted are assumed intended for publication and will be edited. Materials submitted become the property of Essay for copyright purposes. Please do not reference unadjudicated illegal activities. We invite articles of different lengths, from 200 word anecdotes, to 400 word meditations, to 1000 – 1500 word member stories. We prefer electronically submitted manuscripts sent to Handwritten manuscripts should be written clearly on only one side of each sheet and may be sent by postal mail for transcription to SAICO, PO Box 3565, Brentwood, TN 37024 USA. Submissions should be printed, double-spaced. All articles must either be in English, or have an English translation along with the original language. Please include an author name, address, telephone number, and/or e-mail address so that authenticity can be verified. This information will remain confidential.

The closing date for articles is approximately four weeks prior to publication dates in February, May, August, October, and December

Essay Editorial committee
April, 2016