Garden & Gun is a dynamic lifestyle magazine that’s all about the magic of the New South—the sporting culture, the food, the music, the art, the literature, the people, and the ideas. It is an enthusiast publication devoted to all things indigenous to the South and the Caribbean, and its main pursuit is a love of the land and a dedication to the sporting life.
Writers are encouraged to study recent back issues for content and style. Copies are $5.95 each plus shipping and handling.
We do not accept fiction, poetry, or previously published articles.
Approximate word counts are as follows:
Front-of-book pieces: 200 to 500 words
Columns: 700 to 1,200 words
Features: 1,500 to 3,000 words
A query must consist of the following information to be considered:
1. a brief cover letter stating the subject and word length of the proposed article;
2. a detailed one-page outline explaining the information to be presented in the article;
3. a list of sources (including interviews) the author intends to use in preparing the article;
4. a self-addressed stamped envelope.
Authors new to Garden & Gun should send a writing sample with the query. In all correspondence, please include your complete address as well as a telephone number and/or e-mail address where you can be reached.
Rights and payment:
Payment for articles varies and is negotiated with the writer.
Completed commissioned articles found unsuitable for publication will receive a kill fee of 25 percent of the agreed-on payment price.
Garden & Gun buys all rights.
Check with the assigning editor for the proper format in which to send submissions (whether hard copy or e-mail).