Columbia submission guidelines and market information




Columbia Submission Guidelines

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Submitting Your Work to Columbia

Before submitting to Columbia

The Market List recommends you verify the market is active and accepting submissions before sending your manuscript via regular mail. You may verify a market status by either visiting their website, calling their listed phone number, or confirming via regular mail that the market is still active before sending them your work.

To be sure your submission is appropriate for this market, we recommend you familiarize yourself with Columbia by reading a sample issue before submitting.

If you have recently submitted to Columbia or have experience with this market, please submit a comment below. Recent submission response times are always welcome and helpful to other writers.

From the Columbia guidelines:

Columbia feature articles run between 700 and 1,500 words, and focus on topics of interest to Catholics: current events, social trends, family life and parenting, social problems, health and nutrition, finances, Catholic practice and teaching as they relate to the world, and Church programs, institutions and personalities. Seasonal items require at least a six-month lead time. Payment is made upon acceptance and ranges in price depending on the quality of manuscript and the nature of assignment.

Columbia accepts original features for first-time serial rights and reserves the right to reproduce the work in any K of C publication and/or in an online edition.

We do not accept multiple submissions, simultaneous submissions or reprints. We do not accept poetry or fiction. We do not accept cartoons.

Submission Guidelines Details for Columbia

Market Type: Magazine

Accepts: Nonfiction, Religious

Web Address:

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Updated April 28, 2021