Queries are due November 5, 2013. If your query is accepted, first drafts will be due by December 5. Your query should outline what ground your contribution will cover, give an estimated word count, and indicate your relevant experience or background in writing about the issue. If you haven’t written for Briarpatch before, please provide a brief writing sample.
Please review their submission guidelines before sending your query to editor AT briarpatchmagazine DOT com.
Their standard rates of pay are as follows:
- $50 – Profiles, short essays, parting shots
- $100 – Feature stories, photo essays
- $150 – Research-based articles and investigative reportage (generally 1500-2500 words)