AFAR Magazine

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
  • Please send pitches for middle-of-book stories to Mae Hamilton, Assistant Editor, at
  • Please send pitches for photo essays to Michelle Heimerman, Photo Editor, at
  • Please send pitches for illustrated features to Supriya Kalidas, Creative Director, at

To pitch a travel gear story or review, send a two- to three- paragraph email to Lyndsey Matthews at telling her why this brand/product should be covered by AFAR. Digital Pitch Guidelines:

To pitch an air travel, cruise, or travel news story, email Michelle Baran at

To pitch a culture story, email Mae Hamilton at

To pitch a destination inspiration story, please email Tim Chester at

To pitch a story about diversity in travel, please email Katherine LaGrave at

To pitch a hotel story, please email Jennifer Flowers at To pitch a sustainability story, please email Tim Chester at