Wednesday, April 15, 2020

UPDATES! Writing Market Additions/Updates to 7th Edition (ALWAYS CURRENT)

Updated as of April 15, 2020

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About Families will print their final magazine in December, then the magazine will be retiring :-( (November 5, 2019)

Ann Arbor Family Press (March 2020) (Adams Street Publishing). Also Findlay Area Family and Toledo Area Parent News

Arizona Parenting: 
From Kim Fischer: "I’d like to introduce you to Erin Acuna. Erin has been with us here at Arizona Parenting Magazine for 10 plus year and will be taking over the duties of editorial planning. I will be assisting her over the next few months during the transition but wanted to encourage you to email her directly moving forward. If you have a complete list of editorial pieces that you offer or seasonal lists, she would appreciate you sending them over to her, so that she can file them for potential use. I’ve enjoyed working with all of you and know that I am leaving you in capable hands." new email:

Central Penn Parent: "My last day is Dec.6 as my parent company has decided to discontinue our print product. You should go ahead and remove us from your contact list. Thanks." Leslie Penkunas, Editor, Central Penn Parent

Charlotte Parent email (9/10/18)

Cincinnati Family, North Cincy Family, Northern Kentucky Family (Daycom Media) editor is Amanda Hayward (Sherry is gone), and her email is (9/10/18)

City Parent Canada: as of September 19, 2019

"The last issue of City Parent will go to press next month. Your contributions have been most welcome and appreciated. You’ve provided great information for our readers. I am no longer in need of parenting content and regrettably request that you take City Parent off your mailing list. Thanks

JANE MULLER | Editor-in-Chief"

Creative Child: (March 2020)

Curious Parents: 7/16/17 seems to no longer be publishing.

Dayton Parent: Nicole Sipe, Editor:

Family Fun (Meredith) is no longer publishing :-( however...

Family Fun in Omaha is a market addition!

Family Times:

Family Times New York:

Findlay Area Family (Adams Street Publishing): (March 2020) Also Ann Arbor Family Press and Toledo Area Parent News

Frederick's Child acquired by Mid-Atlantic Media

Giggle is now (4/18/19)

Jersey Shore Family is not accepting articles at this time ... updated February 2017

Kauai Family addition:

Little Rock Family magazine update 2/19/19 new owner in Oregon is now PDX Parent:

Minnesota Parent … bounces back. Try

New Jersey Family try (instead of

+New York Times Parenting Outlet (click here for information)

Omaha Family magazine has recently merged with Family Fun in Omaha. I will have Julie follow up should she have interest in running any of these  features. Please add Julie’s direct email to your list ( and remove mine. Thanks so much! Lauren Hathaway

Owensboro Parent only uses content from locals (Kentucky); email from editor 4/14/20

Palmetto Parent is now

Parent Express: delete (March 2020)

Parenting OC is now 8/7/18

ParentsCanada bounced back. Try

Parents and Kids MississippiOur invoices are usually processed within 30 days after the month of publication. So for the month of May, please expect to be paid by the end of June.

PDX Parent: We do no use reprints because we try to make sure each story has a strong local angle. Also we keep our freelancers to parents in Portland Metro Area

Piedmont Parent editor email bounced back. Try the publisher at (9/10/18)

Playground ...

*Red River Family (9/10/18) BOUNCED as of March 2020

Roanoke Valley Family: (previously with Growing up in the Valley magazine) (March 2020)

Sacramento Parent: "I am sad to inform you that the publishers have decided to retire, July marks the last issue of Sacramento Parent.

Best, Shannon Smith, editor" 7/29/19

+SheKnows (click here for information)

Syracuse Parent editor Jennifer Wing

The Village Family Magazine is currently on hiatus and thus, will not be accepting reprint materials at this time

Toledo Area Parent News (Adams Street Publishing) (March 2020) Also Findlay Area Family and Toledo Area Parent News

Upstate Parent: email has changed to or

Volusia/Flagler/St. John's can be found here now.

What's Up Family Canada: delete (emails have bounced back for a long time and I can't find them on Facebook or Google; the website I had is dead) (March 2020)

Wilmington Parent

Wiregrass Parents is another publication affiliated with DeAnne Watson of Montgomery Parents (10/30/18)

Wisconsin Family email (9/10/18)

Davler Media acquires Staten Island Parent so delete SI Parent email from your contacts since Davler will be taking over all of that and will handle your submissions :-)

Growing Up Roseville (sister to Growing Up Chico) ... pays $35 reprints for each publication. Writers are reporting $35 per reprint per publication.

Self-Sufficient Kids pays $75 per article (1,250 words long) and their guidelines can be found here.


Utah Family: They used my pieces without permission and then did not pay. I have heard from several writers about this as well. I’m not going to recommend a magazine that does business this way.

Valley Parent Oregon: They have used my pieces without permission and then did not pay.

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