September 28, 2011
Paying Markets And Jobs For September 28th | printable version
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Faith Today, MIP Box 3745, Markham, ON L3R 0Y4, Canada. P(905)479-5885, ext. 241. Email: editor-at-faithtoday.ca. Website: http://www.faithtoday.ca. Bill Fledderus, Senior Editor. 80% freelance. "Canada's main interdenominational, general-interest magazine for Christians. Motto: To connect, equip and inform evangelical Christians in Canada. Published by The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada." Occasionally works with new writers. Circ. 20K. 6 issues/year. Pays 45 days after acceptance. Publishes ms 2 months after acceptance. Buys first N.A. serial rights. Rarely accepts reprints. Responds 3 weeks. Sample by sending SASE with int'l reply coupon (IRC) or cheque (USA postage is no good). Sample copy at http://www.faithtoday.ca/digitalsample. Subscription to a US address is $35.99 (CDN); to a foreign address is $41.99 (CDN). Special subscription rates available at their website. Guidelines online at http://www.faithtoday.ca/writers.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Short profiles and news stories (300 words) with a Canadian connection." Pays $0.20-$0.25 (CDN) per word for 150-2000 words. Submit query by email.
PHOTOS/ART: "Stock photos, non-traditional religious; occasionally we commission art to accompany feature articles that discuss concepts such as justice, hypocrisy, religious devotion, etc." Pays $20-$250 (CDN).
HINTS: "What annoys us most is receiving generic 'Christian living' articles from U.S.-based writers who have made no effort to tailor their work to the Canadian audience (e.g. by incorporating Canadian statistics or interviewing Canadians)."
FIELD: Contemporary Poetry and Poetics, 50 N. Professor Street, Oberlin, OH 44074-1091. P(440)775-8408. F(440)775-8124. Email: oc.press-at-oberlin.edu. Website: http://www.oberlin.edu/ocpress. David Young, Editor. 60% freelance. "Since 1969, FIELD: Contemporary Poetry and Poetics has been celebrated as one of the most stimulating poetry journals. FIELD regularly publishes the liveliest American poets, such as D. A Powell, Kevin Prufer, and Nance Van Winckel. Many contributors to each issue are new to the magazine and are very often poets who have yet to publish a first book. Being firmly committed to an international sense of the poetry scene, FIELD also features translations. Fall issues are prized for their symposia on the work of a featured poet, most recently Philip Levine and Richard Wilbur. Spring issues include essay-length reviews by the editors and invited critics." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 1200. Bi-annual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 4-5 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds 6-8 weeks. Sample $8, payable to Oberlin College Press. Subscription $16; $20 Canada; $25 other. Guidelines online at http://www.oberlin.edu/ocpress/submissions.html.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Three to five of (your) best poems." Accepts electronic submissions or send cover letter with brief bio, 3 - 5 poems, and a SASE. Editors do not read submissions during June and July. Pays $15/page.
German Life, 1068 National Highway, LaVale, MD 21502. P(301)729-6190. F(301)729-1720. Email: editor-at-germanlife.com. Website: http://www.germanlife.com. Mark Slider, Editor. 75% freelance. "Covers travel, cultural, historical, genealogical topics (in English) about Germany, Austria, Switzerland and German America." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 40K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 6-12 months after acceptance; please allow 4 month minimum lead time. Buys first North American serial rights. No reprints. Responds 60 days. Sample on request by email or by mail with SASE. Subscription $24.95; $34 outside the U.S. Guidelines online at http://www.germanlife.com/submissions.html.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Queries." Pay for features starts at $350 for 1200-1500 words. Submit cover letter and query or complete ms by email or by mail with SASE.
PHOTOS/ART: "Images are required with text. Payment is for text and images unless other arrangements are made with editor."
HINTS: "Articles must have a strong connection to the German-speaking countries or German America. Please do not submit queries for articles that do not have a connection. Remember, German Life is a niche publication, not mass market."
GrandStrandBoomers.com, 340 Francyne Court, NE, Atlanta, GA 30328-5233. Email: writer-at-danielcasciato.com. Website: http://www.grandstrandboomers.com. Harvey Kart, Publisher. "Grand Strand Boomers is a lifestyle online publication for the baby boomers who work, live and play in the Grand Strand region of South Carolina. 30% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Weekly. Pays 45 days after publication. Publishes ms 2-3 weeks after acceptance. Responds 2-3 weeks. Writers retains all rights. Responds within 2 weeks. Sample copy available online. Guidelines available by email.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Looking for profile ideas on baby boomers who live/work in the Grand Strand area. Articles will be assigned." Pays $50-$75 for 400-700 words.
PHOTOS/ART: "Photos/Images are to be requested from the source. 300 dpi."
HINTS: "We are a start-up publication, backed by a 25-year publishing company. Review articles written in our other publications, Western PA Hospital News and Pittsburgh Better Times for a sense of the writing style we prefer. For Grand Strand Boomers, we are seeking human interest pieces on baby boomers in the Grand Strand area of Myrtle Beach."
Horse-Canada Magazine, P.O. Box 670, Aurora, ON L4G 4J9 Canada. P(800)505-7280. F(905)841-1530. Email: hceditor-at-horse-canada.com. Website: http://www.horse-canada.com. Amy Harris, Managing Editor. "Horse-Canada, the Family Horse Magazine, is an all-breed multi-discipline magazine with emphasis on equine health, horse care, and rural living and recognizes the inclusion of horses into the family life." 75% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys exclusive rights. Responds within one month. Sample copy for email request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Subscription $23.76. Guidelines online at http://www.horse-canada.com/submit-work.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Theme-related articles." Pays $0.15/word for 1000-2000 words. Submit query by email.
PHOTOS/ART: "Digital files - Cover - 9 x 13, 300 dpi. Inside shot - 4x6, 300 dpi." Pays $25 for photos, $150 for covers.
HINTS: "Horse experience/knowledge is a must. Be familiar with content published in the last year."
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