Open Spaces Publications, Inc.
PMB 134, 6327-C SW Capitol Hwy.
Portland OR 97239-1937
President: Penny Harrison. Managing Editor: James Bradley
Elizabeth Arthur, editor
About OPEN SPACES:
Format: general interest magazine
"Open Spaces is a forum for informed writing and intelligent thought. Articles are written by experts in various fields. Audience is varied (CEOs and rock climbers, politicos and university presidents, etc.) but is highly educated and loves to read good writing."
95% freelance written
Established in 1997
Pays on publication
Publishes manuscript 6 months after acceptance.
Offers 20% kill fee.
Rights purchased: Rights purchased vary with author and material.
Editorial lead time 9 months.
Accepts queries by mail and fax
Accepts simultaneous submissions
Sample copy for $10.
"Quality is far more important than type. Read the magazine."
Contact: Ellen Teicher, fiction editor
Does Not Want: "Excellence is the issue - not subject matter."
Buys 8 manuscripts/year.
Length: 2,000–6,000 words.
Tips: "Open Spaces reviews all manuscripts submitted in hopes of finding writing of the highest quality. We present a Northwest perspective as well as a national and international one. Best advice is read the magazine."