Below are some writing markets that are looking for fresh content. Whether you’re a new or established writer, the rule of thumb is to follow the submission guidelines carefully to increase the odds of acceptance. You should also read several of their previously published articles to familiarize yourself with the style and typical content before pitching or submitting.
1. Bon Appetit
Bon Appetit is a food magazine that covers how food and culture intersect. Their content includes a wide range of stories and culinary traditions that gives readers valuable cooking tips and tools. Bon Appetit accepts pitches for the following sections of their website: cooking, shopping, culture, and restaurant stories. Send a pitch with a brief explanation of your idea for consideration. Articles are generally in the 400 to the 1200-word range. Payment rates start at $250 and go up depending on the experience, word count, and the complexity of the topic.
Submissions guidelines: https://www.bonappetit.com/story/how-to-pitch
2. Kitchen Work
Kitchen Work is a quarterly print magazine about food and wine. Their content covers everything imaginable about how we eat and drink. They are looking for submissions about food and wine, whether its the history, markets, recipes, family traditions, or culinary education, etc. They are interested in simple or sophisticated stories that are considered based on their focus, literary quality, and intrigue. They pay authors $0.10 per word, and the stories can be up to 3,000 words.
Submissions guidelines: https://www.kitchenwork.com/submissions/
3. IWA Wine Country Blog
IWA Wine Country Blog is a property of IWA Wine Accessories, a wine culture and lifestyle website. They are looking for blog posts packed with practical information to help their audience learn more about enjoying and storing wine. IWA only publishes articles written by true wine experts and all pieces must have a sophisticated tone. Their target audience is wine aficionados. Their desired word count for an article is between 600 to 1,000 words. Writers interested in writing for IWA must send the complete article instead of pitching their idea. Payment is $20 per basic article, $30 per in-depth gift guide, $40 per wine pairing guide, and $50 per highly technical article.
Submissions guidelines: http://blog.iwawine.com/iwa-contributor-guidelines/
4. SevenFifty Daily
SevenFifty Daily is an online magazine that covers the culture and business of the alcohol beverage industry. They aim to serve drinks professionals with relevant information on conversations, ideas, and people moving the industry forward. To write for SevenFifty Daily, pitch a topic idea that clearly appeals to one of their three audience segments: distributors, buyers (restaurant /retail), or suppliers (producers/ importers). They publish both shorter and longer articles of 400-600 and 1,000+ words, respectively, throughout the month. Payment is $0.50 per word for an assigned length but can be more depending on the complexity of the topic.
Submissions guidelines: https://daily.sevenfifty.com/app/uploads/2022/03/SevenFifty-Daily-Pitch-Guidelines-1.pdf
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