October 03, 2012
Paying Markets And Jobs For October 3rd | printable version
These markets are NOT recycled guidelines. WritersWeekly.com only features original market listings, received from and approved by the editors at each publication.
The Cincinnati Review, PO Box 210069, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0069. P(513)556-3954. F(513)556-3959. Email: editors-at-cincinnatireview.com. Website: http://www.cincinnatireview.com. "The Cincinnati Review is a literary magazine published biannually out of the University of Cincinnati. Prose and poetry from our pages has appeared in anthologies including Best American Poetry, Best American Short Stories, Best American Essays, and others." 100% Freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 1000. Biannual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Sample copy available for $9 online. Subscription $15. Guidelines online here.
CURRENT NEEDS: "We're always on the lookout for exciting new pieces of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. We also publish reviews of new books of poetry." Pays $30/page for poetry, $25/page for prose. Submit query online.
PHOTOS/ART: "In every issue, Cincinnati Review features a portfolio from a single artist, whose artwork appears on the cover as well as in an interior portfolio printed in full color on high gloss stock. Submissions of artwork may be emailed to email@example.com; we ask that artists send up to twenty low-res images for our perusal. We consider all forms of art. Upon publication we pay an honorarium of $100, plus ten contributor copies." HINTS: "Our biggest tip? Send us your very best work. Send us the piece that's going to excite us. To see what we're into, check out one of our previous issues-you'll see that we publish a wide range of work, from traditional to experimental. Give us something that reaffirms our love for literature."
The Gay & Lesbian Review / Worldwide, P.O. Box 180300, Boston, MA 02118. P(617)421-0082. Email: HGLR-at-aol.com. Website: http://www.GLReview.com. Richard Schneider Jr., Editor. "A bimonthly journal of GLBT history, culture, and politics." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 12K. Bi-monthly. Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Response time varies. Sample available by request via email or regular mail. Subscription $22; $32 Canada; $42 other. Guidelines online here.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Essays rather than book reviews. Topic areas open, but GLBT content is essential." Pays $100 for original feature articles to 4,000 words; $50 for book (and other) reviews. Submit query by email.
HINTS: "We receive a large number of personal memoirs and autobiographical writings, which is a genre that we really don't publish. Unsolicited book reviews are not accepted. In general, I prefer proposals to completed papers, especially when the latter were originally written for a different venue."
Grain Magazine, Box 67, Saskatoon, SK S7K 3K1, Canada. P(306)244-2828. F(306)244-0255. Email: grainmag-at-sasktel.net. Website: http://www.grainmagazine.ca. Rilla Freisen, Editor. "Grain, the journal of eclectic writing, is a literary quarterly that publishes engaging, diverse, and challenging writing and art by some of the best Canadian and international writers and artists. Every issue features superb new writing from both developing and established writers. Each issue also highlights the unique artwork of a different visual artist. Grain has garnered national and international recognition for its distinctive, cutting-edge content and design." Welcomes new writers. Quarterly. Sample copy available through website. Subscription: $35.00 in Canada; add $10.00 for U.S. subscriptions. Full submission guidelines online here.
CURRENT NEEDS: Please see submission guidelines on website. Pays $50-225 for all genres.
PHOTOS/ART: "Interior work paid at same page rate as text contributors. Cover images (full-colour) paid at current CAR/FAC rates.
GRIT Magazine, 1503 SW 42nd St., Topeka, KS 66609-1256. P(785)274-4300. F(785)274-4305. Email: cregan-at-grit.com. Website: http://www.Grit.com. Caleb Regan Managing Editor. "GRIT is a nationally distributed bi-monthly magazine with a circulation of approximately 170,000 through subscriptions and newsstand distribution. GRIT celebrates the intergenerational bonds among those who live on the land with spirit and style ñ a legacy of self-sufficiency, audacious ingenuity and pragmatic problem solving that gave this country its backbone and continues to shape its unique character." 75% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays on publication. Publication time varies, usually within 1 year of acceptance. Buys shared rights. Rarely accepts reprints. Responds within 3 months. Sample copy available for $6 by mail. Subscription $19.95. Guidelines online here.
CURRENT NEEDS: "We do not accept fiction or poetry submissions. Articles are assigned. Send queries via email to Caleb Regan, firstname.lastname@example.org with Query and article title in the subject line." Pays $75-$750 for 500-1500 words.
PHOTOS/ART: "Freelance photographers are contacted via an e-mail callout that lists
specific topics for an issue. Please send low-resolution images, links to lightboxes, or contact sheets via email in response to a specific callout. To be added to the callout list, please email Caleb Regan, cregan-at-grit.com."
HINTS: "DO NOT try to write for GRIT if you know nothing about rural life, gardening or urban farming. We intend to be an authoritative and sometimes playful voice for rural lifestyle farmers and country or small-town dwellers, and we require our writers to be informed about that way of life."
Freelance Copywriter - Pays $9-$12/hour.
Freelance Community Bloggers - Pays $50
Freelancers - to create K-8 curriculum. Pays $20/hour.
Stork & Cradle / storkandcradle.com
Freelance Professional Resume Writer - Pays $18/hour.
resume & career consulting firm
Freelance UX Researcher
Freelance Copyrighter - with education industry experience. Pays $24-$28/hour.
Freelance Foreign Language Transcriptionists - several languages
Freelance Communications & Outreach Associate - Pays $15/hour.
Freelance Print Designer - to design product manual
athletic supply company
Freelancer - near Brooklyn, NY for B2B whitepapers
Freelance Video Game Writers
Freelance French Translator/Narrator
Luca Lashes LLC
Freelance News/Tech Reporter
Freelance Technical Writer
Freelance Business Proposal Writer - Pays $2000
Freelance Fact Checker
Rational Middle Energy Series
Freelance Copywriting Assistant - Pays $9-$12/hour.
small, commercial education company
Freelance Reporter - near New Canaan, CT
Hersam Acorn Newspapers
Freelance Financial Journalists
Freelance Tablet Designer - to transform print layouts into interactive tablet editions
American Media, Inc.
Freelance Marketing Copywriter
QUERY LETTERS THAT WORKED! Real Queries That Landed $2K+ Writing Assignments - Want to read real query letters that landed these contracts? Woman's Day - $2,800; Redbook - $3,500; Ladies Home Journal - $3,000; DiscoveryHealth.com - $2,000; Lifetime Magazine - $3,000; Life Extension Magazine - $6,480; Natural Remedies - $11,300; and many more!