The print magazine is published bi-monthly. They are looking for richly reported stories that evoke a sense of place, inspire wanderlust, and ideally teach the reader something new about the world. Feature stories typically run from 1,500-2,500 words, though they are open to stories that are shorter or longer.
If your pitch is related to a specific issue theme, please note the theme in the subject line of the email.
- Please send pitches for feature stories to Katherine LaGrave, Deputy Editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Please send pitches for middle-of-book stories to Mae Hamilton, Assistant Editor, at email@example.com.
- Please send pitches for photo essays to Michelle Heimerman, Photo Editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Please send pitches for illustrated features to Supriya Kalidas, Creative Director, at email@example.com.
To pitch a travel gear story or review, send a two- to three- paragraph email to Lyndsey Matthews at firstname.lastname@example.org telling her why this brand/product should be covered by AFAR.
AFAR.com Digital Pitch Guidelines:
To pitch an air travel, cruise, or travel news story, email Michelle Baran at email@example.com.
To pitch a culture story, email Mae Hamilton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To pitch a destination inspiration story, please email Tim Chester at email@example.com.
To pitch a story about diversity in travel, please email Katherine LaGrave at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To pitch a hotel story, please email Jennifer Flowers at email@example.com. To pitch a sustainability story, please email Tim Chester at firstname.lastname@example.org.