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Friday, August 27, 2010

   
All Mishpacha publications welcome submissions. Please note that we only publish original material. As the production process generally runs several months in advance, please submit time-sensitive submissions at least two months prior to the relevant date. The best way to submit material is as an attachment via email. Mailed or faxed submissions may not receive a reply.
   

Mishpacha Magazine

 
Features
 
3,000 – 5,000 words
   
  To pitch a feature article, please submit a story outline including why the story would interest Mishpacha readers and the context that makes the story timely and applicable. Please indicate any access to sources, documents, photos, and other pertinent materials. The entire pitch should be no longer than three paragraphs and must also include your resume and three prior feature writing samples.
   
  Subject line: Mishpacha Submission
  submissions@mishpacha.com
   

Family First

 
Stories and personal essays
 
750 – 800 words
   
 
Fiction and non-fiction features
 
1,000 – 3,000 words
   
  Please note in submissions whether the story is true, based on a true story, or fiction.
   
  Subject line: Family First Submission
  submissions@mishpacha.com
   

Family Table

  Family Table solicits reader input on a variety of topics on a weekly basis and is always excited to receive readers’ tips, tricks, and recipe variations. Although Family Table does not seek full-length article submissions, exceptional submissions will be accepted from time to time.
   
  recipes@mishpacha.com
   

Mishpacha Jr.

 
Fiction stories
 
1,000 –1,400 words
   
 
Serialized fiction stories
  Jr. welcomes entertaining and lively prose for children aged 5 – 11, with a focus on stories that impart values in a non-preaching manner.
   
  junior@mishpacha.com
   

Kolmus

 
Scholarly exegesis in layman’s prose
 
1,000 – 4,000 words
   
 
Historical profiles
 
1,000 – 4,000 words
   
  Outlines for proposed articles are also welcome. If accepted, an editor will guide the writer as to how to proceed in writing the article.
   
  kolmuseditor@mishpacha.com
   

Calligraphy

 
Fiction stories
 
2,000 – 4,500 words
   
  Calligraphy welcomes plot-driven fiction with strong movement, strong characters, and strong writing.
   
  Subject line: Calligraphy Submission
  submissions@mishpacha.com
   

TeenPages

 
Features and interviews
 
1,000 – 1,300 words (1,900 words for Yom Tov supplements)
   
 
Short fiction, including historical fiction, and personal essays
 
800 – 1,300 words (1,900 words for Yom Tov supplement)
   
 
Teen Talk
 
600 – 650 words
   
 
Recipes and crafts
   
  Submissions from teens themselves will be given special consideration. If you are a teenager, let us know!
  teens@mishpacha.com
   
   

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MM217
 
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