Thank you for your interest in writing for Calgary's Child Magazine. For over 20 years, multi-award winning Calgary's Child Magazine has been the source parents turn to for news and trusted information about issues, classes, activities and support. Published bi-monthly, we have more than 100 local writers, plus recognized regional and national best-selling authors, parenting experts and journalists share their knowledge to help build our network and ensure the best possible resources and trusted information for readers.
We are always interested in reviewing story ideas for publication. Calgary’s Child Magazine publishes articles that have relevance to our readership. Each issue carries strong coverage of local issues and relevant topics written for parents of children ranging in age from prenatal to the early teens. Every issue features a theme as well as comprehensive guides and regular editorial departments. Please refer to our Editorial Calendar located in our online Media Kit for more information.
We look for articles that provide a unique and fresh perspective on parenting. Reviewing past issues or articles online at calgaryschild.com will provide you with examples of our editorial direction.
To have an assigned article considered by our editorial team for publication, please send a short outline or story idea for consideration to M.L. Ellen Percival, Editor-in-Chief at email@example.com. Please provide two writing samples if possible.
To have a reprint submission considered, please send us the complete article. Remember, we often file articles for future consideration if the ‘fit or feel’ is better for an upcoming issue.
Again, thank you for your interest. Please keep in mind that, at any given time, we are dealing with several dozen story ideas for consideration - patience and great ideas always help move you through the queue.
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Theme: Health & Family Life Plus Winter Fun & Getaway Guide
Ad Booking Deadline: Sept 27, 2017
Distribution: starts first week of November 2017
This issue features our Healthy Living Guide, Winter Fun & Getaway Guide plus our Home School 101 Guide. It also includes events, our ‘Wish List’ holiday gift guide, suggestions to celebrate the season in style and our annual Parents’ Choice Awards ballot!
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