We are taking submissions for blog posts and magazine articles, photography and poetry.
Do you write, take great photos or create music-related poetry? We’d love to see your work. songbones is for roots music lovers, singer-songwriters, indie musicians, folk radio/dj’s, acoustic music venues.
WE’RE OPEN TO YOUR IDEAS. YOU CAN SUBMIT THE IDEA - THE SEED - OR A FINISHED PIECE. HERE ARE SOME OF OUR IDEAS IF YOU NEED SUGGESTIONS OF WHERE TO START: Stories, advice, tips & tricks, the road, the studio, the craft, the lifeSTYLE.
email submissions in .doc file, double spaced, and with authors name and contact in the header to:
Upon acceptance, we ask for First North American Serial Rights for six months from the time of publication. After that, all rights revert back to the author. Please allow 4 weeks to respond. if you haven’t heard from us by then, feel free to contact us to inquire about the status of your submission.
WE’D LOVE TO SEE YOUR PHOTOS. YOU CAN SUBMIT EDITORIAL PHOTOS for the print/digital magazine, website, or blog.
Images should be submitted in low resolution. IF we publish your work, you must be able to provide at least 300 dpi resolution or greater as a .JPG (preferred) or .TIFF that can reproduce at 1,650 pixels wide.
jPG / TIFF
300 dpi / Hi-Res
at songbones, we feel that poetry, music, and songwriting are inextricably linked. Our goal is to publish at least one poem in every print/digital issue (quarterly). if you write poetry that speaks to roots music, indie musicians, or the troubadour lifestyle, we’d love to see your work.
lengths ranging from haiku to 1 page
we are a brand new grassroots magazine. our first issue, Redefining Success, debuted April 2019. We are building our base, but it takes time. we are not able to pay for accepted submissions right now, but it is our goal to build our base so we can pay writers and photographers in the future. We greatly respect artists and their work. songbones was built by artists on the vision of paying artists, even if it is only with a small stipend. We’re just not there yet.
thank you for your interest! we would love to hear from you!
NEW RELEASES / REVIEWS
if you have a new album that you would like us to feature on our website’s “new releases” page, please email us with new release in the subject line. Make sure you include a link to listen/buy your album online and attach/link a short bio. We are currently featuring 2018-2019 releases. You will be notified within 2 weeks if we feature your album. if you don’t hear from us, feel free to submit again the following quarter.
we know how helpful album reviews are to artists. since we are a brand new magazine with a very small staff, we have to start small. we are not taking submissions for reveiws right now, but check back periodically. once we have published a few reviews and gotten our sea legs, we will open up submissions.