“Downstate Story has been publishing quality fiction, featuring mostly writers from Illinois and the Midwest, since 1991.” Welcomes new writers. Annual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms up to a year after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Guidelines online.
Pays: $50/article, up to 2,000 words.
“A reader’s travel magazine about Oregon.” 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies.”
“Alaska Business Monthly’s goal is to provide thorough and objective analysis of the issues and trends affecting Alaska’s businesses, and to feature stories on the individuals, organizations, and companies that shape the Alaska Economy. Alaska Business Monthly explores the Alaska economy with a statewide and regional approach to business coverage.” 80% freelance. Welcomes published authors from Alaska. Monthly. Pays month of publication. Buys all rights. Responds promptly to queries.
Pays $100-$500 for 500-2,500 words.
“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. 75%-90% freelance. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys all rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within one week.
Pays $175-$200 for columns, and
$400-$500 for features for 800-1800 words.
“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
“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.
“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.
“We are a journal of literature and culture, publishing fiction, nonfiction, poetry, book reviews and interviews since 1968.” Welcomes new writers. Biyearly, occasionally publishes special topic issues. Pays on publication. Publishes ms one week to one year after acceptance. Buys first rights. Responds in one week to eight months. Sample articles available online. Guidelines online
Welcomes new writers. Circ. 22.5K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms two months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds one week. Sample copy available online. Guidelines available by email.
Pays $350 for 1000-2000 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.