Paying Markets for Writers

Fine Books & Collections

Fine Books & Collections

“Fine Books & Collections covers a broad range of topics and subjects of interest to book collectors, dealers, librarians, curators, and bibliophiles, from early manuscripts, to modern first editions and fine art, and everything in between.” 90% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays within 30 days of acceptance. Publishes ms 2-3 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one month.

Pays $0.20/word or negotiable rates for 500-2000 words.

OutLook by the Bay

OutLook by the Bay

“Chesapeake Bay regional publication, targeting active Bay Boomers (seniors 55+).” Circ. 18K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 1-2 months after acceptance. Buys First NA rights. Accepts reprints, if allowed by previous publication. Responds in two weeks.

Pays $25

Bass Angler Magazine

Bass Angler Magazine

“BASS ANGLER MAGAZINE (BAM) is a quarterly print magazine created specifically to help you become a better fisherman. As the industry’s leading bass magazine we simply provide you with fresh new features every season. Bass Angler is filled with 25 or more full length articles uncovering the latest bass catching secrets from the nation’s top touring pro anglers.” Pays on publication. Publishes ms two months after acceptance. Buys all rights, and non-exclusive electronic rights.

Pays $100/article of approximately 1200 words with pictures.

Sasee Magazine

Sasee Magazine

“Women’s lifestyle monthly publication distributed free to readers along the northeastern coast of SC, and the southeastern coast of NC, plus a monthly digital issue.” Welcomes new writers. Pays 90 days after publication. Publishes ms about a month after acceptance. Buys first time rights, reverts back to writer upon publication. Occasionally accepts reprints. Responds in less than a week.

Pays $0.10/word.

New Letters, University House, University of Missouri-Kansas City

New Letters, University House, University of Missouri-Kansas City

“New Letters is an international quarterly magazine featuring fiction, essays, poetry, reviews, and interviews with writers and original art, published by the University of Missouri at Kansas City.” Welcomes new writers. 90% freelance. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-9 months after acceptance. Buys First NA rights. No reprints. Responds in 3-6 months.

Pays “$15 to $35 per poem; $35 book reviews; $65 to $200 short storiesPays “$15 to $35 per poem; $35 book reviews; $65 to $200 short stories

Mystery Weekly Magazine

Mystery Weekly Magazine

“Mystery Weekly Magazine presents crime and mystery short stories by some of the world’s best established and emerging mystery writers. The original stories we select for each issue run the gamut from cozy to hardboiled fiction. Available in print on Amazon and on Kindle Newsstand with a 30 day trial. 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 1-2 months after acceptance.

Pays $0.02/word for 1000-7500 words.

Salt Lake

Salt Lake

This publication ONLY works with local writers. Do not contact them if you are not located in their city.

“Lifestyle, fashion and culture magazine, glossy for Park City, Salt Lake City and Utah.” Welcomes new writers. 33% freelance. Circ. 127K. Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 2-4 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one month.

Pays $0.45/word.

PRISM International

PRISM International

“PRISM International is a quarterly magazine out of Vancouver, British Columbia, whose mandate is to publish the best in contemporary writing and translation from Canada and around the world. Writing from PRISM has been featured in Best American Stories, Best American Essays and The Journey Prize Stories, amongst other noted publications.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 1K. Quarterly. Pays right before or right after publication. Publishes ms 1-6 months after acceptance. Buys First North American rights. No reprints. Responds within 1-6 months.

Pays $40 per page for poetry, $30 per page for prose.

Overtime

Overtime

100% freelance. “Overtime, a series of one-story chapbooks, was created to showcase some of the stories we receive that are a little too long for our Workers Write! series, but are worthy of publication. We are looking for stories between 5,000 – 12,000 words, where work is a central theme. (We also will consider serializing novels about the workplace. Please query first.)” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 500. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 6-12 months after acceptance. Rights purchased varies. Accepts reprints. Responds 1 week to queries; 1 month to stories. Samples at website.

Pays $35-$50 for 5,000-12,000 words.