Call for submissions (March/April)!

Queries due November 4, 2016.

Briarpatch is seeking submissions for our March/April 2017 issue.

We are looking for feature articles, investigative reportage, narrative journalism, interviews, project profiles, comics and graphic texts, book reviews, and photography that are rooted in anti-colonial, anti-capitalist, feminist struggle.

All queries are welcome but we would like to highlight special interest in a few topics:

  • Digital and cyber capitalism
  • Criminalization of journalists
  • Democracy and coups around the world; international anti-austerity movements
  • Missing and Murdered Indigenous women inquiry
  • Capital and the surveillance state
  • Indigenous language revitalization

If your query is accepted, first drafts are due December 9, 2016. 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 our submission guidelines before sending your query to editor AT briarpatchmagazine DOT com.

We have recently raised our standard rates of pay by 50 per cent:

$75 – Profiles, short essays, parting shots (generally <1,000 words)
$150 – Feature stories, photo essays
$225 – Research-based articles and investigative reportage (generally 1,500–2,500 words)

We reserve the right to edit your work (with your active involvement), and cannot guarantee publication.