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Newcity, 770 N. Halsted, Suite 208, Chicago, IL 60622. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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. Brian Hieggelke, Managing Editor. 15% freelance. “Chicago's news & arts weekly. A lively, very Chicago-focused alternative weekly with 150K readers in Chicago and 50 suburbs." Welcomes new writers. Circ. not provided. Weekly. Pays 30 - 45 days after publication. Publishes ms within 2 months of acceptance. Buys first N.A. serial rights, non-exclusive electronic (Web) rights. Occasionally accepts reprints. Responds quickly by e-mail. Those not in Chicago can view a sample online. Distributed free in Chicago. Guidelines by mail with SASE or by e-mail.
CURRENT NEEDS: "Great, gritty, funny, scenic stuff on current Chicago happenings." Pays $0.10/word for 150 - 3000 words. Submit query or complete ms by mail with SASE or by e-mail.
PHOTOS/ART: Usually handled in-house. Note availability when submitting query. Pays $40/shot.
HINTS: "Most historical reminiscence, straight personal essay and cartoon submissions are not for us. No poetry, ever. Know Chicago. Understand what we're trying to do."