Backpacker submission guidelines and market information




Backpacker Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

Email your query to the appropriate editor. See submission guidelines for details.

Submitting Your Work to Backpacker

Before submitting to Backpacker

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 comfirming 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 Backpacker by reading a sample issue before submitting.

If you have recently submitted to Backpacker 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 Backpacker guidelines:

Our readers are knowledgeable and experienced backpackers, therefore we accept only authentic, well-researched, well-crafted stories...We’re not interested in slavish imitations of stories we’ve already done. As always, you should carefully study several issues of the magazine before submitting a query. The best articles have style, depth, emotional impact, and take-away value for the reader. 

Submission Guidelines Details for Backpacker

Market Type: Magazine

Accepts: Essays, Historical, How-To, Humor, Inspirational, Interviews, New Product, Personal Experience, Profiles, Technical, Travel

Web Address:

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Updated September 3, 2020