“The Home Forum publishes upbeat personal nonfiction essays of from 600 to 800 words. We pay $250 upon publication. This is not an Op-Ed section. We’re looking for perspective-changing experiences, big and small, that helped you see something in a new way, discover something about yourself, or recognize and appreciate something in your past. Humor is good (and difficult to do). We’re not interested in travel essays or reminiscences per se, but a growing-up experience or a visit somewhere might have inspired some self-discovery. Please, no explicitly religious pieces. NO HARD-COPY SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED. Finished MSS only; no queries.” Circ. 25K print, and 10K online. Weekly in print, and every weekday online. Pays on publication. Publishes ms between three weeks an six months after acceptance. Buys 90 day exclusive rights, nonexclusive rights thereafter. No reprints. Responds within four weeks. Guidelines online.
Pays $250/article of 600-800 words.
“A bimonthly magazine on Russian culture, history, travel and life.” 70%-80% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays 30 days after publication. Publishes ms 1-6 months after acceptance. Buys either first serial, second serial or all rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within one month.
Pays $300 per article for 2000-4000 words.
“If it breathes, grows or flows North of 60, Up Here magazine has it covered. We are the authoritative magazine of the North, informing and entertaining readers with stories about the people, wildlife, culture, lifestyle, arts and business of the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.” 20%-50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Publishes 8 issues/year. Generally pays within 3 months of publication. Guidelines online.
Usually pays $0.50 per word.
“Established in 1990 as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization, The Tricycle Foundation is dedicated to making Buddhist teachings and practices broadly available. In 1991, the Foundation launched Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, the first magazine intended to present Buddhist perspectives to a Western readership. Tricycle soon became the leading independent journal of Buddhism in the West, where it continues to be the most inclusive and widely read vehicle for the dissemination of Buddhist views and values. Our readership includes longtime practitioners, those who are curious about Buddhism or meditation, and those who do not identify as Buddhist but value the teachings of wisdom and compassion that Buddhism has to offer.”
Magazine columns $350; Magazine features varies, generally $0.30/word; Magazine feature interviews $500; Magazine reviews $400.” 400-4,000 words.
“A regional lifestyle monthly publication located in lower-Westchester County covering education, wellness, parties and benefits, food and dining, interesting people, real estate, theater, music, cultural events, style and beauty, area celebs, and more.” Welcomes new writers. 40% freelance. Circ. 55K. Monthly. Typically pays within 4-6 weeks of writer submitting story. Buys “First N.A. serial rights to the article, photograph, graphic illustration, or other work that freelancer submits to company, as well as the non-exclusive perpetual electronic rights in any existing or new formats, media or technology, whether edited or adapted, in whatever manner the work is displayed or accessed.” Responds within one week.
Guidelines by email. Pays $75-$1000 for 150-3000 words.
“We are a bi-monthly Native North American newspaper whose purpose is to present good news of what’s happening across Indian Country.” 20% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 14K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms two months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds within six weeks.
Pays $0.15/word up to $175 for 500-2000 words.
“Khabar Magazine is a monthly print magazine serving Indian-American readers. Started in 1992, Khabar is one of the largest publications in the U.S. to serve Indian-Americans. At a readership of over 120,000, our robust, 140-plus pages, full-color monthly print magazine is a dynamic force in the market we serve: the Indian community of metro Atlanta, with distribution and readership spread throughout Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and South Carolina. OUR CONTENT: Besides being cited in the ‘Best of Atlanta’ annual issue of Atlanta magazine and awarded ‘Best of Gwinnett (County),’ Khabar has received several awards for its content and design from publishing and journalism organizations. Exclusive interviews of notable Indian-American and others relevant to the diaspora is a dominant theme in the magazine. Award-winning articles by some of the diaspora’s best writers: thought-provoking and entertaining cover stories, interviews, essays, opinions, analysis, perspectives, and more. Our content relates to three broad categories: the Indian-American community of metro-Atlanta, the national Indian-American diaspora, and broad themes from India as well as Indian culture and society. Note: Despite our name, which means ‘To know’ or ‘News,’ we are not a news publication, but rather a features magazine.” Pays on the 15th of the month that the article is published. Buys all rights. Please check guidelines for reprint submissions. Responds within a week for acceptance. Guidelines available upon request by email.
“Arts, literary, cultural small press journal.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 750. Semi-annual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-4 months after acceptance. Buys First NA Serial Rights. Responds within 2 months.
Pays $20 – $200
Pays $20-$200 for 500-2000 words.
“Susquehanna Life is a quarterly, four-color, glossy feature-oriented publication with an active, upscale audience evenly divided between males and females ages 38+. Articles take a unique and positive look at a variety of aspects of life in Central Pennsylvania and provide readers with information about places to go, things to do and history. We strive to provide information that is unique and unusual. The most frequent compliment we receive from readers: ‘I’ve lived here all my life and I never knew that until I read it in Susquehanna Life magazine.’” Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Buys all rights. No reprints. Pays within 2 weeks of publication.
Payment $75-$150 for full-length articles of approx. 850 words
“Moment Magazine, North America’s premier Jewish magazine, was founded in 1975 by Nobel Prize laureate Elie Wiesel and acclaimed writer Leonard Fein. Fiercely independent, Moment is not tied to any organization, denomination or point of view and offers a balanced accounting of the Jewish experience in America, focusing on political, lifestyle, cultural and arts coverage.” Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays on publication.