April 11, 2012
Paying Markets And Jobs For April 11th | printable version
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The Horn Book Magazine, The Horn Book, Inc. 56 Roland St., Suite 200, Boston, MA 02129. P(617)628-0225. Email: magazine-at-hbook.com. Website: http://www.hbook.com. Cynthia Ritter, Editorial Assistant. "Publications about books for children and young adults." Welcomes new writers. Circ. 8500-9000. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 4 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds 3 months. Sample copy available by email to email@example.com. Guidelines online at http://www.hbook.com/about-us/submissions.
CURRENT NEEDS: " Articles on young adult fiction and nonfiction; interviews with authors and illustrators; current events/topics in the field of children's literature. Submit complete ms by email. Length: 1,000-2,500 words. Pays $200 for up to 2000 words.
HINTS: "We generally do not accept research or thesis papers. Writers should be familiar with our publication and the topics/tone of the articles we publish. We do not publish fiction or work by children."
IMAGE, 3307 Third Ave. West, Seattle, WA 98119. P(206)281-2988. F(206)281-2979. Email: image-at-imagejournal.com. Website: http://www.imagejournal.com. Mark Kenagy Mitchell, Managing Editor, Fiction. "IMAGE, a literary and arts quarterly founded in 1989, is a unique forum for the best writing and artwork that is informed by-or grapples with-religious faith. We have never been interested in art that merely regurgitates dogma or falls back on easy answers or didacticism. Instead, our focus has been on writing and visual artwork that embody a spiritual struggle, that seek to strike a balance between tradition and a profound openness to the world. Here the larger questions of existence intersect with what the poet Albert Goldbarth calls the ėgreasy doorknobs and salty tearducts' of our everyday lives." Welcomes new writers. 70% freelance. Circ. 4500. Quarterly. Pays 3-6 weeks after publication. Publishes ms one year after acceptance. Rights purchased appear under Hints below. Responds 3-6 months. Sample copy available by request. Subscription $39.95, $49.95 outside the U.S. Guidelines online here.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Submissions with a SASE. Payment: Prose (other than interviews) - US $10 per published page of prose (as it appears in Image); Poetry - US $2 per published line of poetry; Interviews - flat fee of US $100 for published interviews." 6000 word maximum. Submit complete ms, cover letter with bio by mail with SASE.
PHOTOS/ART: "Please don't send originals or discs. High-quality printouts are preferred." Payment varies.
HINTS: "We are always looking for more essays on visual art, film, and underrepresented genres like architecture, dance, and theater. Also, it's unadvisable when you are a new, unsolicited author, to write your cover letter as though our editors invited you to submit and you are obliging their interest.
RIGHTS: "The exclusive first serial rights for publication of the Work world wide as a part of Image, which exclusive rights shall be for a period from the date of this Agreement through the earlier of the date that is 90 days after the first publication of the Work as a part of Image, or 2 years after the date of this Agreement (the "Exclusive Period"). Nonexclusive world-wide rights to use or publish the Work, or any part of it, in Image and any other publication of Publisher, alone or in conjunction with other materials (including any reissue, revision, anthology, or collective work, or other publication of Publisher). This grant of rights includes the rights to distribute the Work as a part of Image or as a part of any other publication of Publisher by any means, whether by subscription, mail order, retail sales, microfiche, microfilm, CD-ROM, audiotape, Internet, online electronic services, or any other distribution channels now known or later developed. Grant of Other Rights by Author. In addition to the rights granted above, Author grants to Publisher: The non-exclusive right to use the Work (or any portion thereof) to promote and publicize the Publisher, Publisher's website, Image, website, or any another publications of Publisher; and the right to use Author's name, likeness, and biographical data to promote Publisher, Publisher's website, Image, or any another publications of Publisher."
Kaleidoscope: Exploring the Experience of Disability through Literature & the Fine Arts, 701 S. Main St., Akron, OH 44311-1019. P (330) 762-9755. F (330) 762-0912. Email: kaleidoscope-at-udsakron.org. Website: http://www.udsakron.org/services/kaleidoscope. Gail Willmott, Editor; Phyllis Boerner, Publishing Director. "KALEIDOSCOPE, published since 1979, explores the experience of disability through literature and the fine arts. Fiction, painting, sculpture, poetry, nonfiction, book reviews, and theater are all featured in various issues. Unique to the field of disability studies, this award-winning publication expresses the experiences of disability from the perspectives of individuals, families, healthcare professionals, and society as a whole. The material chosen for KALEIDOSCOPE challenges and overcomes stereotypical, patronizing, and sentimental attitudes about disability." 80% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ . 1K. Semi-annual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms up to 3 years after acceptance. Buys 1st rights. Accepts reprints. Responds in 4 weeks. Sample $7.50. Subscription US Individual $12.50; Outside US $19.50; Institutional $25.00; Outside US $40-Includes postage - Individuals order by calling 330-972-2795 - All other subscription inquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Guidelines online here.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Submissions focusing on themes chosen - Full name and address on submissions - double-spaced and pages numbered. July 2012 theme is "Enjoying Life's Simple Pleasures." Deadline for July issue is March 1st, 2012. January 2013 theme is "Coping with a Spouse or Partner's Disability." Deadline is August 1, 2012. Payment for fiction, nonfiction, essays, and articles is $25.00. Poetry pays $10.00/poem. Commissioned work pays $50.00-$100.00. Payment for art and sculpture is $50.00-$100.00. All contributors receive 2 complimentary copies of the issue. 5,000 word limit for fiction, nonfiction, essays, articles and reviews. Limit for poetry is 5 poems submitted. Submit complete manuscript that includes full name, each page numbered and double-spaced. Cover letter, short bio and SASE with sufficient postage to cover return of work. Queries are also important.
PHOTOS/ART: "Art of all media, from watercolor and charcoal to collage and sculpture; six to twelve works maximum.. Art submitted digitally must be submitted in a high resolution 300dpi .jpg,.tif or .eps format to ensure the best print quality. Photos should have minimal background with the art as the main focus. Include captions on the photos stating the size, medium, and title of the work." Pays $50.00-$100.00 depending on the number published.
HINTS: "KALEIDOSCOPE does not publish romantic, religious, sentimental or stereotypical attitudes about disability. Common mistakes are the neglect to add full name and addresses on the submissions and to also add name and number on each page. We would like to see more humor, and at present submissions focusing on enjoying life's simple pleasures and coping with a spouse or partner's disability.
MetroKids Pennsylvania, MetroKids South Jersey, and MetroKids Delaware, 1412-1414 Pine St., Philadelphia, PA 19102. P(215)291-5560. F(215)291-5563. Email: editor-at-metrokids.com. Website: http://www.metrokids.com. Tom Livingston, Exec. Editor. 25% freelance. "Parenting publications." Circ. 110K. Monthly. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys one-time regional rights. Accepts reprints. Responds "only if interested." Subscription $25.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Localization." Pays flat fee of $50 for original articles of 500-750 words; $35 for reprints. Prefer queries by e-mail.
PHOTOS/ART: All in-house. No additional pay.
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