|GUIDELINES FOR CONTRIBUTORS|
|Overview Our Readers What to Send Us How to Submit Deadlines Other Things|
|Transgender Tapestry is a magazine for and about crossdressers, transgendered, transsexual, intersexed, and other gender-variant persons, and those who support them.|
Write for a general audience. Our readers include closeted and out people: crossdressers, transsexuals, transgenderists, intersexed persons, gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, heterosexuals, therapists, physicians, ministers, spouses and significant others, family members, and friends.
Our readers span all ages, races, nationalities, religions, spiritualities, beliefs and opinions, and educational backgrounds.
Your piece may be targeted for one group, but it should speak to the larger readership.
|What to Send Us|
We want original material. We rarely accept simultaneous or previous published submissions.
We're interested in ideas which have been previously under-explored.
We accept submissions on gender issues of general interest, including:
We want writing that challenges categories, presumptions, and accepted thought.
|How to Submit|
We're modern folks. The best way to send materials is via e-mail.
Please send your submissions to Denise Leclair, Editor: email@example.com.
Attach a file, using MIME encoding. These formats are acceptable
for text files:
Graphic images should be in TIFF, EPS, or JPG format. For optimal quality, big pictures should be scanned at 300 dpi if possible.
Unless they're self-extracting, please don't send zipped files without clearing it with us beforehand.
No e-mail? Send a PC-compatible or MAC floppy or CD
It may be necessary to send large images on a zip disk or a CD-R.
We hate typing in text, but we understand some people can't afford
or don't like computers,
Please include a brief biography and photo (if possible) with your submission.
Please follow these timelines.
|Things We Shouldn't Have to Say|
DO send us stuff.
Deadlines are firm. Contact us before submitting. Talk with us before
writing, if possible.
Be reliable. Make your word stick.
Be concise. Don't ramble, and don't try to tackle too much in one article.
Don't be heartbroken if we don't use your submission.
A rejection often has more to do with the theme or the space available
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