Markets: Manuscripts Wanted

Call for SubmissionsHere are five publishers looking for manuscripts. The first three are themed publications for young readers.  They want pitches.

Odyssey is the science magazine for the Carus educational group.  The theme for January 2016 is Hidden Earth.  Here’s what the editors have to say about this topic: “ODYSSEY journeys to the most hard-to-reach locations on Earth. Who’s exploring them, and what’s still waiting to be discovered?”  Queries are due April 2, 2015 which is this Friday so don’t dawdle.  You can find out more about how to pitch to Odyssey here.  NOTE: If the editor’s don’t know you, you will need to supply clips.

Faces is another one from Carus educational, this time focusing on world cultures.  The theme for March 2016 is Kenya with queries due April 7, 2015.  Find out more about this opportunity here.

Appleseed is the Carus educational multicultural social studies magazine.  The theme for February 2016 is Soccer.  “It’s one of the most popular sports in the world…a look at the game of soccer, from kids all the way to the World Cup.”  You have a bit more time for this one.  Queries are due April 2015.  Find out more here.

Give one of these markets a try and you may find yourself adding a line to your writing resume.  Good luck!


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