Amy’s magazine info


3 and under

Stories and articles: up to 25¢ per word

Poems: up to $3.00 per line; $25.00 minimum




Ages 3-12


$150+ Less than 1k words

–Rebus beginner reader stories

120 words or less



16 or less lines


Nonfic, puzzles, crafts, etc



Boy’s Life:

500 to 1,500 words and payment is $400 to $1,500

“We cover everything from professional sports to American history to how to pack a canoe,” according to their writer’s guidelines. Articles must interest and entertain boys ages 6 to 18





Publishes original fiction, poetry, first-person nonfiction, and comics by both adult and teen writers and artists.

5000-9000 words

Stories and articles: up to 25¢ per word

Poems: up to $3.00 per line; $25.00 minimum


Fantasy and Science Fiction

Payment is 7-12 cents per word on acceptance.

Seeks character-oriented fiction fantasy stories Word length up to 25,000 words in length. Allow 8 weeks for a response


Reader’s Digest

$100 for jokes


Ladies Home Journal

Stories about happiness, being a Mom or recipes

Ages 35-50 women


Field and Stream

$100 to $2k depending on article



targeted to women between the ages of 25 and 45

–News stories on contemporary issues that are relevant to the reader’s life and experience, and explore the emotional ramifications of cultural and social change

–First-person essays about dramatic pivotal moments in a woman’s life
–Marriage articles with an emphasis on strengthening the relationship
–Short parenting features on how to deal with universal health and behavioral issues
–Reporting on exciting trends in women’s lives


New Yorker

Fiction, poetry, Shouts & Murmurs, and newsbreaks

No price listed. All submissions read within 90 days.

1 story per issue published.






The Sun Magazine

(Literary Magazine)

$300 to $2,000 for essays and interviews, $300 to $1,500 for fiction, and $100 to $500 for poetry

We try to respond within three to six months. With nearly a thousand submissions a month, however, our backlog of unread manuscripts is often substantial. Don’t let a longer wait surprise you.



Poetry Magazine:

$10 per line (with a minimum payment of $300), and $150 per page of prose,


Virginia Quarterly Review:

Poetry ($200), Short Fiction, Non-fiction (25 cents per word)


One Response to Amy’s magazine info

  1. gramajan says:

    Be aware that the Cricket group pays only after publication. Baby Bug has been sitting on one of my stories that they bought over ten years ago.

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