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Saturday, February 14, 2015

Call for Submissions with Briarpatch Magazine!

Briarpatch is seeking submissions for their July/August issue. They are looking for feature articles, provocative essays, investigative reportage, interviews, profiles, reviews, humour, and photography rooted in an anti-colonial and anti-capitalist analysis. If you’ve got a story in mind, they want to hear your pitch!

Queries on any and all topics are welcome but they would like to highlight interest in:
  • visions of the future
  • land-based education
  • the role and the challenge of popular opinion for radical politics
  • political organizing in remote and rural regions
  • the next wave of feminism
Queries are due March 6, 2015. If your query is accepted, first drafts will be due by April 10. Your query should outline what ground your contribution will cover, list the interviews you plan to do, give an estimated word count, and indicate your relevant experience or background in writing about the issue. If you would like insight into how to write a successful query, there is an example with explanations here. If you haven’t written for Briarpatch before, please provide a brief writing sample.

Please review submission guidelines before sending your query to editor AT briarpatchmagazine DOT com.
Our standard rates of pay are as follows:
  • $50 – Profiles, short essays, parting shots (generally <1000 li="" words="">
  • $100 – Feature stories, photo essays
  • $150 – Research-based articles and investigative reportage (generally 1500-2500 words)
They reserve the right to edit your work (with your active involvement) and cannot guarantee publication.

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