2018 Guidelines for Writers/Artists


skirt! is seeking local Charleston-area freelance writers to contribute to our monthly print magazine. We are looking for writers who are interested in writing short features and well as those who want to contribute personal essays about topics related to women and women’s interests. Please send your pitch as well as links to your blog or other published work to Please also include a brief bio. Essays should be about 750 to 1,200 words. Deadlines are the first of the month prior to publication, so the deadline for the February issue is Jan. 1. Work published in skirt! magazine is paid. skirt! magazine is no longer accepting essay submissions from writers who live outside of the Charleston area.


skirt! features a color illustration on the cover each month. If you would like your work to be considered, please contact us at, and we can share the themes for upcoming issues. If we choose your work, we will require a high res 7 x 10 inch image (300dpi) for publication along with a short bio.


skirt! is uses 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 email


skirt! selects local female bloggers to contribute monthly posts to our website. If you are interested in writing about topics related to women and women’s interests, please email with a link to your blog and your published work. Blog entries are not paid.