Houseboat Magazine

Houseboat Magazine
360 B Street
Idaho Falls, ID 83402


Editor: Brady L. Kay, Executive Editor
Email address:

About The Publication:

10-15% freelance. “After 20 successful years, Houseboat magazine continues to specifically target a core audience by capturing the freedom and lifestyle that is only possible on a houseboat. Editorial includes everything from fishing and decorating to learning how to become a successful live-aboard. Included in each issue of this bi-monthly publication are destination features, family spotlights and of course those high-end houseboats that are the talk of the dock. With the down economy we’re working to keep our regular contributors working, but we plan to get back to accepting more freelance work from new authors in the future.” Circ 30K. Biannually. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Occasionally accepts reprints. Responds within one week. Sample by email. Subscription $19.95. Guidelines by email.

Current Needs:

“Old Boat Stories (Vintage houseboats that have been fixed up with before and after photos).” Submit query by email.

Pays $200-$400 for 1200-1800 words.


“Hi-res photos, 350 dpi.” Payment included with article price.


“No general boating articles please. Must be specific to houseboats to be considered.”

Welcomes New Writers: