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2018 Guidelines for Writers/Artists

WRITERS

Skirt is seeking local Charleston-area freelance writers to contribute to our monthly print magazine. We are looking for experienced writers who can accept assignments for short features and profiles, as well as writers who can pitch story ideas about topics related to women and women’s interests. If you are interested, please email your pitch, a resume, links to published works to submissions@skirt.com.

Skirt also accepts pitches for personal essays. Preference is given to Charleston-area writers. Please send your pitch and a short bio to submissions@skirt.com. If selected, completed essays should be 500-750 words.

The deadline for the July issue is June 11 and the deadline for the August issue is June 29.

ARTISTS

Skirt features a color illustration on the cover each month. If you would like your work to be considered, please contact us at submissions@skirt.com. If your work is selected, we  require a high resolution 7 x 10 inch image (300dpi) for publication along with a short bio.

PHOTOGRAPHERS

Skirt is seeking local Charleston freelance photographers to shoot portraits, fashion shoots, product shots and events. If you would like to be considered for freelance photography assignments, please send a link to you portfolio to submissions@skirt.com.

CONTRIBUTORS

Skirt selects Charleston-area writers to contribute monthly posts to our website. These writers are considered brand ambassadors, who write for skirt.com and share content on social media channels. If you are interested in being a contributing writer on skirt.com, please email submissions@skirt.com with a link to your blog. Website contributors  are not paid.

EDITORIAL CALENDAR

July
The Girlfriends Issue
Deadline for submissions: June 11

August
Age: It’s just a number (focus on pursuits, health and well-being)
Deadline for submissions: June 29

September
Own Your Style (focus on fashion issue)
Deadline for submissions: July 27

October
The Spirited Issue (focus on entertaining)
Deadline for submissions: Aug. 24

November
Savor the Season (focus on food and dining)

  • Holiday gift guide

Deadline for submissions: Sept. 24

December
Comfort and Joy
Deadline for submissions: Oct. 26