January 16, 2013
Paying Markets And Jobs For January 16th | printable version
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The Gay & Lesbian Review / Worldwide, P.O. Box 180300, Boston, MA 02118. P(617)421-0082. Email: HGLR-at-aol.com. Website: http://www.GLReview.com. Richard Schneider Jr., Editor. "A bimonthly journal of GLBT history, culture, and politics." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 12K. Bi-monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Response time varies. Sample available by request via email or regular mail. Subscription $23; $33 Canada; $43 other. Guidelines online at http://glreview.com/submission.php.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Essays and book reviews. Topic areas open, but GLBT content is essential." Pays $100 for original feature articles to 4,000 words; $50 for book (and other) reviews. Submit query by email.
HINTS: "We receive a large number of personal memoirs and autobiographical writings, which is a genre that we really don't publish. Unsolicited book reviews are not accepted. In general, I prefer proposals to completed papers, especially when the latter were originally written for a different venue."
GRIT Magazine, 1503 SW 42nd St., Topeka, KS 66609-1256. P(785)274-4300. F(785)274-4305. Email: cregan-at-grit.com. Website: http://www.Grit.com. Caleb Regan Managing Editor. "GRIT is a nationally distributed bi-monthly magazine with a circulation of approximately 170,000 through subscriptions and newsstand distribution. GRIT celebrates the intergenerational bonds among those who live on the land with spirit and style - a legacy of self-sufficiency, audacious ingenuity and pragmatic problem solving that gave this country its backbone and continues to shape its unique character." 75% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays on publication. Publication time varies, usually within 1 year of acceptance. Buys shared rights. Rarely accepts reprints. Responds within 3 months. Sample copy available for $6 by mail. Subscription $19.95. Guidelines online at http://www.grit.com/guidelines.aspx.
CURRENT NEEDS: "We do not accept fiction or poetry submissions. Articles are assigned. Send queries via email to Caleb Regan, cregan-at-grit.com with Query and article title in the subject line." Pays $75-$750 for 500-1500 words.
PHOTOS/ART: "Freelance photographers are contacted via an e-mail callout that lists
specific topics for an issue. Please send low-resolution images, links to lightboxes, or contact sheets via email in response to a specific callout. To be added to the callout list, please email Caleb Regan, cregan-at-grit.com."
HINTS: "DO NOT try to write for GRIT if you know nothing about rural life, gardening or urban farming. We intend to be an authoritative and sometimes playful voice for rural lifestyle farmers and country or small-town dwellers, and we require our writers to be informed about that way of life."
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.
Nevada Magazine, 401 N Carson St., Carson City, NV 89701. F(775)687-6159. Email: editor-at-nevadamagazine.com. Website: http://www.nevadamagazine.com. Matthew B. Brown, Editor; Tony deRonnebeck/Art Director. "Nevada's official tourism publication." 25% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ 140K (includes "Events & Shows" pubs). Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Buys first North American rights. Accepts reprints. Response time varies. Subscription $19.95. Guidelines online here.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Quality Nevada travel stories." Pays $0.25-$0.35/word for 500-1500 words. Pays $200 for online stories. Submit query by email.
PHOTOS/ART: Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Pays $250 for cover; $25-$250 for interior.
HINTS: "The most common mistake in queries is that the subject doesn't fit our tourism-based magazine."
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