“Verge Magazine is North America¹s resource for ‘travel with purpose.’ We cover issues related to working abroad, studying abroad and volunteering abroad, as well as ethical and responsible travel.” 80% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Online publication. Pays 45 days after publication. Publishes ms 1-6 months after acceptance. Buys First rights. No reprints. Responds within 6-8 weeks. ”
Pays $35-$60 CDN.
“As the authority on Texas travel since 1974, Texas Highways provides readers with a curated guide to the state’s cities, small towns, hidden gems, and natural wonders. Stories focus on Texas’ scenic, recreational, historical, cultural, and ethnic treasures accompanied by strong photography highlighting the state’s natural beauty.” Welcomes new writers. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 3-4 months after acceptance. Buys all rights for 5 months. No reprints. Responds within 30 days. Guidelines available by email.
“Smoky Mountain Living Magazine celebrates wilderness adventuring and urban exploration in Southern Appalachia. Each issue brings the region to life with a focus on its people, culture, music, arts, history and special places.” Welcomes new writers. Pays 60-90 days after publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys all rights. No reprints. Subscription $25/year. Guidelines available upon request by email.
Pays $100-$400/article between 1,500-3,000 words.
“Published annually in July since 1985, Provincetown Arts focuses broadly on artists, performers, and writers who inhabit or visit the tip of Cape Cod, and seeks to stimulate creative activity and enhance public recognition of the nation’s oldest continuous art colony. Drawing on a century-long tradition rich in art, theater, and writing, Provincetown Arts publishes essays, fiction, interviews, journals, performance pieces, poetry, profiles, reporting, reviews, and visual features, with a view toward demonstrating that a community of artists, functioning outside the urban centers, is a utopian dream with an ongoing vitality.” 90% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays on publication. Publishes ms in issue published after acceptance. Buys First N.A. serial rights. Responds within two weeks. Guidelines available online.
Pays $80-$750 for 750-7000 words.
“Founded in 1970 and edited by faculty, students, and staff from the renowned writing and literature programs at the University of Iowa, The Iowa Review takes advantage of this rich environment for literary collaboration to create a worldwide conversation among those who read and write contemporary literature. We publish a wide range of fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, translations, photography, and work in emerging forms by both established and emerging writers. Work from our pages has been consistently selected to appear in the anthologies Best American Essays, Best American Short Stories, Best American Poetry, The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses, and The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories.” Published 3 issues/year. Pays on publication. Buys first N.A. rights. No reprints. Responds “very fast.” Guidelines online
$1.50 per line for poetry and $0.08 per word for prose.
“We cover agriculture on the Central Coast of California for our readers who work in the agricultural sector.” Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms within 60 days of acceptance. Buys First Time N.A. Rights. No reprints. Sample copies available upon request to the editor. Subscriptions available to all Farm Bureau members. Guidelines online.
Pays $0.50-$1.00/word. Articles range from 700-1,000 words.
“A real estate industry trade magazine delivered to 160,000 REALTORS in the state of California, which covers issues related to the housing industry, the economy and real estate.” 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 160K. Publishes 8 issues/year. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms three months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one month. Sample copy available online. Subscription $36. Guidelines online
Pays $800 for 1000-1200 words.
“A weekly agricultural paper, started in 1940, published in Billings, MT. Not politically correct. Offers to our large and close readership not only the news that affects production agriculture but also a healthy dose of Western history, a weekly cooking column, plenty of patriotic material, and plenty of Western humor.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 15K. Weekly. Pays end of the month. Period between acceptance and publication varies. “Depends on whether their material needs to be printed immediately to be of any use to my readership or whether it can be printed any time … Depends how large the paper is, and that varies by season — longest in the spring and fall — size related DIRECTLY to advertising quantity.” Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds one week. Sample copy free for two months by mail with SASE. Subscription $55/year. “No guidelines other than have something interesting to say that my ag readership would be interested in reading. About 800 words work well. Will work with longer material if the material is good enough.”
Pays flat fee of $50 for up to 800 words.
“Weekly business journal serving Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo Counties in California.” 10% freelance. Circ. 4K. Weekly. Pays 30 days after publication. Buys all rights. No reprints. Response time varies.
“Monadnock Table is a guide to local food, farms and community of the Monadnock Region and the Connecticut River Valley of New Hampshire.” Bi-monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3 months after acceptance. Buys first N.A. rights. Occasionally accepts reprints, depending on where the article first appeared. Responds in 1 week. Guidelines available by email.
Pays flat fee of $125 for features (1200 words); $75 for columns (600 words).