Paying Markets

Abuzz Press

Abuzz Press

A hybrid publisher charging no setup/design fees to authors. "Abuzz Press pays the design and publication fees, which include: interior formatting assistance, professional cover design (no boring templates), ISBN and barcode, printer setup, and print proof (the first printed/bound copy of your book, which will ship directly to you for approval). Also includes ebook formatting/conversion. Distribution - Print Edition – We will list the book with Ingram, the world’s largest book distributor. Our print books are listed in Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com, BooksAMillion.com, Chapters.ca and many other online bookstores, both domestic and foreign. Any bookstore with an Ingram account can pick up Ingram’s feed so you’ll find your book listed in stores you’ve never heard of. Most bookstores use Ingram’s database to find and order books so readers can ask their neighborhood bookstore to order your book as well. Your readers can also walk into their neighborhood bookstores and ask them to order a copy. Ebook Edition – Our ebooks are listed on Amazon.com (for the Kindle), BarnesandNoble.com (for the Nook), Apple (for iPads, iPods and iPhones), and Kobo (Canada’s popular ebook retailer)." Welcomes new writers. Publishes up to 30 titles/year. Pays royalties. Three-year exclusive contract required. Pays royalties.…

This Magazine

This Magazine

“This Magazine is Canada's source for progressive politics, ideas, and culture. It provides award-winning investigative journalism, provocative commentary, and great writing from emerging journalists, artists, and writers. Most of our work in contributed by freelancers." Welcomes new writers. Bi-monthly. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds in 1-2 months. Guidelines online. Pays $0.10/word. "There are exceptions where we will pay more."…

Old Moon Quarterly

Old Moon Quarterly

“Old Moon Quarterly is a magazine of dark fantasy and weird sword-and-sorcery set in a historical-paranormal or secondary world setting, with a focus on well-rounded characters driving strange action.” Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Usually publishes ms within two months of acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds in 4-10 weeks. Guidelines online. Pays $0.08/word for short fiction, and $50 for poetry…

St. Anthony Messenger

St. Anthony Messenger

"St. Anthony Messenger is a Catholic family magazine that aims to help its readers lead more fully human and Christian lives. Our mission is to spread the Gospel in the spirit of St. Francis. We publish articles that report on a changing church and world, opinion pieces written from the perspective of Christian faith and values, personality profiles, and fiction which entertains and informs." Monthly. Pays "upon signed contract." Publishes ms within a year of acceptance. Buys first worldwide serial rights. No reprints. Responds in one month. Guidelines online. Pays $0.20/word for articles up to 2,000 words. Pays $2/line for poetry.…

Sesi

Sesi

100% freelance. “Representation matters, and Sesi represents Black girls to the fullest as the only teen magazine on the newsstand geared toward this demographic. With each issue, our teen readers (target ages 13-19) can see themselves reflected on the covers, in the editorial, and in the advertisements. Our mission is to fill that void in the mainstream magazine marketplace, in which Black girls are virtually invisible, through an entertaining mix of features highlighting beauty, fashion, culture, social issues, and more.” Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays 30 days after invoice is received. Invoices are sent after editing and final approval. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds in 24-48 hours. Pays flat rate of $100/article.…

The Puritan

The Puritan

“The Puritan began in 2007 as an independently funded print journal dedicated to publishing fiction, essays, and interviews in Ottawa, Ontario, and was sold in bookstores across the city. In its early years, The Puritan was Ottawa’s only quarterly prose journal. After a brief hiatus, the magazine returned to publishing, now in the form of an online magazine run from Toronto. Since expanding its mandate to include poetry and reviews, The Puritan now seeks to publish the best in all forms of writing.” Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 1-3 months after acceptance. Buys First rights. No reprints. Responds in 1-4 months. Pays $150 for fiction, $25 per poem, $200 for essays, $100 for interviews and $100 for reviews.…

Moment Magazine

Moment Magazine

“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. Sample copy available by email. Guidelines online. Pays $200-$1000.…

Lion Magazine

Lion Magazine

"We carry stories and photos of Lions’ service projects and Lions’ activities." 30% freelance. Welcomes new authors. Pays 30 days after publication. Publishes ms after four months. Buys all rights. Accepts reprints. Responds after 2 weeks to queries. Email editor for sample of magazine. Subscriptions for members of Lions clubs and receive the magazine as part of their dues. Guidelines by email. Pays $0.50-$1.00/word. Features run from 1,500-3,000 words.…

Mining People Magazine

Mining People Magazine

“CPM is an easy-reading, homespun magazine featuring coal people and coal towns, with special sections on news and product development.” 40% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays on publication. Publishes ms one month after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one week. Sample copy available by email. Guidelines available by email. Pays flat fee of $250 for up to 2500 words.…

The Hollins Critic

The Hollins Critic

“Literary journal with a lead essay on the work of a contemporary writer; poetry; and book reviews.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within one year. Buys first serial rights. Responds 2-3 months. Guidelines online. Pays $25/poem…

Flash Frog

Flash Frog

100% freelance. “Flash Frog is an online flash fiction magazine established in January 2021, featuring stories under 1,000 words. We like our stories like we like our dart frogs: small, brightly colored, and deadly to the touch. Each story is also accompanied by original artwork created just for that piece.” Welcomes new writers. Weekly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms around 3 months after acceptance. Buys one-time rights. No reprints. Responds in 2-3 days. Sample stories available online. Guidelines online. Pays $25/story…

Freefall Magazine

Freefall Magazine

THIS PUBLICATION USES "SUBMITTABLE" TO COLLECT SUBMISSIONS. SUBMITTABLE CHARGES WRITERS A FEE TO SUBMIT THEIR WORK. "FreeFall encourages the voices of new, emerging, and established Canadian writers while providing a platform to be proud of for their quality work." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Buys first rights for 3 months. No reprints. Responds within 3-6 months. Pays $10 per page for fiction/non-fiction and $25 for poems." 4000 word maximum.…

Farming Magazine

Farming Magazine

75%-90% freelance. “Farming Magazine celebrates the joys of farming well and living well on a small, ecologically-conscious scale. It explores the intricate bonds connecting people, land, and community and it offers a hopeful vision of the future of farming in America. The magazine is created in the spirit of stewardship for the earth and regard for its inhabitants.” Welcomes new writers. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys all rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within one week. Guidelines online.…

The Fiddlehead

The Fiddlehead

THIS PUBLICATION USES "SUBMITTABLE" TO COLLECT SUBMISSIONS AND REQUIRES A SUBMITTABLE ACCOUNT IN ORDER TO SUBMIT WORK. SUBMITTABLE CHARGES FEES FOR WRITERS TO SUBMIT THEIR WORK TO PUBLISHERS. "The Fiddlehead, Atlantic Canada's international literary journal, is entertainment for the thoughtful with its mix of poetry, short stories, and creative non-fiction by established and new writers." Welcomes new writers. 100% freelance. Circ. 1200. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes within 2-3 issues of acceptance. Buys first serial publication rights - "all other rights remain with the author, but we ask if the work is reprinted elsewhere that the first publication in The Fiddlehead be acknowledged." Responds usually 1-6 months. Various Canadian booksellers and newsstands carry The Fiddlehead and back issues (if not sold out) along with current issue can be purchased directly from our office. Pays $60 CAD…

Contrary

Contrary

“Contrary® was founded in 2003 at the University of Chicago by alumni of Chicago’s Master of Arts Program in the Humanities. It was quickly embraced and has been abundantly nourished by graduates of the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA in Writing program. It now operates independently and without a thought of profit on the South Side of Chicago and publishes writers from throughout the world. It publishes poetry, fiction, lyrical commentary, creative non-fiction, and especially works that blur the edges of those categories.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays on receipt of invoice. Publishes ms one month after acceptance. Buys all rights: “1) worldwide rights to publish in any or all versions of Contrary and other Contrary-affiliated media, including domestic and foreign, whether in the English language or translated into a foreign language, including any successor, similar or replacement versions thereof; 2) exclusive worldwide rights for a period of 90 days from the date of Contrary’s first publication of the work; 3. non-exclusive perpetual rights to republish, store, syndicate or distribute the work or portions of the work in any language and in any country, and 4) the right to use your name and likeness in a fair and dignified manner and to publish information about you in connection with the advertising and promotion of Contrary and of the Work. 5) When exclusive rights expire after three months, the author is free to seek republication elsewhere, but Contrary must be credited in all subsequent publications. 6) All rights granted by this agreement are granted in perpetuity and applicable in all media including, but not limited to, all electronic media, internet, wireless or mobile platforms whether now known or hereafter created.” No reprints. Responds in less than 90 days. Pays $20 per author, per issue.…

Cycle California! Magazine

Cycle California! Magazine

“We're a regional bicycling magazine, with a focus on bike tourism, general interest news relating to bicycling, and bicycle events.” Publishes 11 issues a year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-4 months after acceptance. Buys First N.A. rights. Accepts reprints. Responds in 1-2 weeks. Guidelines available on request by email or SASE. Pays $0.05-$0.15/word…

Celebrate Life Magazine

Celebrate Life Magazine

America’s premier pro-life publication. Pays $0.15-$0.25/word for 1,000-1,800 words…

CFI.co

CFI.co

“As world economies converge, CFI.co reports from the fault lines of integration. CFI.co features original writing on financial, economic, and political topics that have a global impact.” Welcomes new writers. 25% freelance. Circ. 120K. Quarterly moving to bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms in next quarterly issue. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within 1-2 days. Sample copy available in PDF form. Subscription $59.95. Guidelines available by email. Pays $0.10-$0.15/word for 700-2500 words.…

The Baltimore Review

The Baltimore Review

"The mission of The Baltimore Review, founded in 1996, is to showcase Baltimore as a literary hub of diverse writing, and promote the work of emerging and established writers from the Baltimore area, from across the U.S., and beyond. The BR publishes poetry, short stories, and creative nonfiction, and also sponsors two themed contests each year. We do not charge any fees for non-contest submissions." Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Pays upon publication. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds within four months. Sample copies online. Guidelines online at https://baltimorereview.org/index.php/submit. Pays $40 for regular (non-contest) submissions…

The Appraisers Standard

The Appraisers Standard

“Written for personal property appraisers (antiques, collectibles, art, appraisers, dealers).” Welcomes new writers. 25-50% freelance. Pays on publication. Publishes ms in issue following acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 1-2 weeks. Pays $50-$60 for 300 to 500 words.…