Briarpatch is seeking submissions for our September/October 2012 issue. We are looking for feature articles, provocative essays, investigative reportage, interviews, profiles, reviews, poetry, humour, artwork and photography rooted in an anti-colonial and anti-capitalist analysis. If you’ve got a story in mind, we want to hear from you! We welcome submissions on all topics, but particularly encourage those focused on Youth for this issue. If you’ve got a story in mind, we want to hear from you!
Queries are due May 4, 2012. If your query is accepted, first drafts will be due by June 8. 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.
Our standard rates of pay are as follows:$50 – Profiles, short essays, parting shots (generally <1000 words) $100 – Feature stories, photo essays $150 – Research-based articles and investigative reportage (generally 1500-3000 words)
We reserve the right to edit your work (with your active involvement), and cannot guarantee publication.