Lifestyle

Northwest Quarterly Magazine

Northwest Quarterly Magazine

“Northwest Quarterly is a city/regional lifestyle and business publication highlighting the best of life in the Northern Illinois/Southern Wisconsin and Northwest Chicagoland regions. Across two sister editions, we cover a wide variety of people and places that make our 16-county coverage area a great place to live. We especially enjoy topics such as conservation, local history, arts & entertainment, things to do/see, dining, home & garden, health & fitness, recreation & destinations, mind & spirit, personal finance, and business.” Welcomes new writers. Publishes 11 issues a year, 6/year in Northern Illinois. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys one-time rights. Occasionally accepts reprints. Responds within less than a week.

Pays $125-$500, depending on scope of assignment.

The Gay & Lesbian Review

The Gay & Lesbian Review

“The Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide is a bimonthly magazine of history, culture, and politics targeting an educated readership of GLBT men and women. The G&LR publishes essays in a wide range of disciplines as well as reviews of books, movies, and plays. ‘It’s our intellectual journal,’ remarked Larry Kramer in The New York Times.” Bimonthly. Pays within 60 days of publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys one-time rights. Occasionally accepts reprints “excerpted from previously published works, and published on our blog.” Responds immediately if interested; otherwise, up to 6 months. Guidelines online

Pays $100 – $200

Charlottesville Family Life & Home Magazine

Charlottesville Family Life & Home Magazine

“Charlottesville Family serves families in Virginia’s Charlottesville-Albemarle area with engaging stories on parenting, education, health, recreation and more!” Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Buys print plus digital rights. No reprints. Responds within 4-6 weeks. Sample digital copies available online. Subscriptions are free. Guidelines online.

Pays $75-$150

Westchester Magazine, Westchester Weddings, Westchester Home and 914Inc.

Westchester Magazine, Westchester Weddings, Westchester Home and 914Inc.

“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.

Ft. Myers Magazine

Ft. Myers Magazine

“Celebrating the Arts & Living in Southwest Florida.” Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays 30 days after publication. Publishes ms 1-6 months after acceptance. Buys one time rights. Accepts reprints. Responds in 1-6 weeks.

Pays $0.10/word.

Susquehanna Life Magazine

Susquehanna Life Magazine

“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

INSPIRED 55+ Lifestyle Magazine

INSPIRED 55+ Lifestyle Magazine

“INSPIRED 55+ LIfestyle Magazine is a monthly publication that provides articles about people in BC Canada who are living life to its fullest. It also contains lifestyle articles that are positive and uplifting, relating to housing, health, travel, leisure, relationships, etc.”
Pays freelancers quarterly. Publishes ms within 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Sometimes accepts reprints depending on market and how recently the article ran. Responds in 1-2 weeks. Guidelines available by email.

Pays $30 and up/article depending on complexity, photos used, etc.

Colorado Homes & Lifestyles

Colorado Homes & Lifestyles

“Colorado Homes & Lifestyles is your premier source for the best in Colorado architecture, interior design and real estate, as well as the latest home products, events and word on some of the state’s most fascinating people.” 80% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Guidelines available by mail with SASE.

Pays $300-$450.

GRIT Magazine

“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.