May 30, 2012
PAYING MARKETS AND JOBS FOR MAY 30TH | printable version
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The American Scholar, 1606 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20009. P(202)265-3808. F(202)265-0083. Website: http://www.theamericanscholar.org. "General interest magazine (public affairs, history, science, literature, culture), fiction, poetry, book reviews." 40% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 26K. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms within two years. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds within two months. Sample copy available by mail for $9. Subscription $25, $40CAD, $50 other.
CURRENT NEEDS: Queries. Pays "up to $500 for articles; $150-250 for reviews and small articles; $50 for poems; up to $250 for fiction." Submit query online here.
PHOTOS/ART: "Very little in the budget for photos."
Arthritis Self Management, 150 West 22nd St, Suite 800, New York, NY 10011. Email: editor-at-arthritis-self-mgmt.com. Website: http://www.ArthritisSelfManagement.com. Ingrid Strauch, Editor. "Arthritis Self-Management is written for the growing number of people with arthritis who want to know more about managing their condition. Our readers need up-to-date and authoritative information on exercise, nutrition, medications, surgical options, medical advances, pain management, stress and emotions, and a host of other how-to subjects so they can make informed choices about managing their arthritis. The rule of thumb for any article we publish is that it must be clear, concise, interesting, useful, and instructive, and it must have immediate application to the day-to-day life of our readers." 90% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 185K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 4-6 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Sample copy available for email request. Subscription $18US, $36 Canada, $60 other. Guidelines online here.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Feature articles addressing practical aspects of living with arthritis or an arthritis-related condition. Features with a focus on rheumatoid arthritis are especially helpful. We do not publish profiles, interviews, exposes, or product reviews." Pays $700 for 2000-2500 words. Submit query by email.
HINTS: "The most common mistake writers make is to approach our publication without
knowing much about arthritis. We need to see that writers are knowledgeable and familiar with what we do."
NOTE: THE PUBLICATION BELOW HAS A WEBSITE THAT IS NOT WORKING AND THEIR EMAIL IS BOUNCING. WE ARE LEAVING THIS LISTING UP FOR NOW IN THE EVENT THEY ARE SIMPLY HAVING TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES. THEY CONTACTED US AS RECENTLY AS FEBRUARY, 2012.
Bejewelled, 8-2-293/82/L/77A MLA Colony Road no.12, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, India 500034. P(0091)40-23554091. Email: publisher-at-bejewelledmagazine.com. Website: http://www.bejewelledmagazine.com. Rghavendra Rao, Editor. "Jewellery, Watches & Luxury Lifestyle." Welcomes new writers. 50% Freelance. Circ. 55K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-3 weeks after acceptance. Buys all rights. Accepts reprints. Responds within 48 hours. Subscription $90. Guidelines available by email.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Jewellery, fashion, travel & living articles." Pays $100-500 for 1500-2000 words. Submit query by email.
PHOTOS/ART: "300dpi PDF, TIFF, JPEG." Pays $10-30 for photos.
Diabetes Self-Management, 150 West 22nd Street, Suite 800, New York, NY 10011. P(212)989-0200. F(212)989-4786. Email: editor-at-rapaportpublishing.com. Website: http://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com. Ingrid Strauch, Editor. "Diabetes Self-Management is a consumer health publication that aims to help people with diabetes control their condition. We cover nutrition, exercise, pharmacology, medical and technological advances, and mental health issues. We do not publish personal experiences, celebrity profiles, or research breakthroughs." 95% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 410K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 4-12 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within 6 weeks. Sample copy available by request. Subscription $18US, $36 outside the U.S. Guidelines by email.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Accurate, up-to-date knowledge of diabetes and its treatment." Pays up to $700 for 2000-2500 words. Submit query by email.
PHOTOS/ART: "We do not purchase art or photos."
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