America submission guidelines and market information




America Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

Submissions are accepted via Submittable. See the submission guidelines for details.

Phone: (212)581-4640


Submitting Your Work to America

Before submitting to America

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 America by reading a sample issue before submitting.

If you have recently submitted to America 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 America guidelines:

What is America looking for?

  • Pitches for feature-length reported pieces, essays and analysis. Feature-length pieces should be approved as a pitch and discussed with editors before a full manuscript is prepared and submitted.
  • “Faith in Focus” essays starting from personal faith experience
  • "Faith & Reason" essays, more scholarly treatments of theological or philosophical topics. 
  •  “Short Take” opinion essays
  • Short poems of forty or fewer lines 

Submission Guidelines Details for America

Market Type: Magazine

Contact: Paul Mariani, poetry editor


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Updated October 16, 2020