Adirondack Life

The magazine serves a region that is defined not by state borders but by environmental, political and economic boundaries. It addresses the unique natural and social aspects of New York State’s Adirondack Park. Along with a writer’s query, submit a few published stories. For new writers, the best way to break into the magazine is through departments, which run from 1,200 to 2,000 words. Features run from approximately 2,000 to 4,000 words. The publication is not interested in poetry, fiction, editorial cartoons or short essays of less than 1,000 words. Payment is $.30 per published word approximately thirty days after publication. All work submitted must be the original property of the writer and should not have appeared in another publication. Adirondack Life buys first North American serial print rights.
Send queries and manuscripts to Annie Stoltie, editor, Adirondack Life, P.O. Box 410, Jay, NY 12941. The magazine accept queriess, but not unsolicited manuscripts, via e-mail:
The magazine works with freelance photographers on every issue. Most images are stock; some are assigned. Assignments generally go to photographers the magazine has worked with previously. The magazine accepts any size format transparencies or black-and-white prints. All images must be taken in the Adirondack Park. Ideas for photo essays and photo features are welcome. Contributors are paid 30-60 days after publication of stock photos. Assignments are paid within 30-60 days of receiving an invoice. Assignments are paid $250 per day; plus expenses (unless other arrangements have been specified). Guidelines for submission of photographs and illustrations are available from the art director.

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