Articles, opinion pieces, poetry, fiction, artwork, videos, reviews, book excerpts, and other creative media of relevance to American Druids are welcome. Please see Editorial Calendar for deadlines and themes. Specific departments are listed below.
Please note that submission does not guarantee publication. Druid Magazine editors will assess all submissions for relevancy and appropriate content. Material is then subject to editorial approval throughout the editorial process. Major changes will be sent to authors for approval prior to publication. We strive to be a professional newsmagazine and will adhere to journalistic standards. Please follow our editorial style guide when submitting content.
Please email material to the relevant editor in MS Word format to enable tracking for the review process. Written material should include suggested headline, byline and two-sentence author biography. Please mention potential artwork ideas if not included. Artwork should be at least 960X530 and in any major image format such as jpeg or png. For detailed instructions on formatting and style, please see our editorial style guide.
Submissions may be sent to us at any time throughout the year regardless of editorial calendar. All efforts will be made to respond in a timely fashion. If the next issue is considered full, the submission will be evaluated for inclusion in subsequent issues. Our deadlines provide us adequate time for the editorial process, however some content may be scheduled for later publication because it requires additional time or fits better with upcoming themes.
By submitting to Druid Magazine you are stating that you hold the sole copyright to the material and you are agreeing to give the online magazine the right to print the material after a routine editing process. Please see full sharing guidelines.
Please note specific submission guidelines for each section:
|Newsfeatures||750-1500||Main articles, feature stories|
|Around the Americas||250-1200||Features on traveling Druidry, groups and groves happenings; listings of events and gatherings|
|Children of the Forest||N/A||Children’s submissions, including poetry, prose, essays, illustrations|
|Healthy Ways||250-1000||Homeopathy, medical issues|
|Hearth and Cauldron||250-1000||Recipes and concoctions|
|Indigenous Ways||750-1200||Connections to indigenous traditions|
|Letters to the Editor||up to 250||Responses to articles, etc.|
|Living Consciously||250-1000||Intentional living, sustainability, the three r’s|
|Magical Crafting||500-1000||Crafts of all kinds, ritual tools, how-tos|
|The Natural World||750-1000||Herbs, trees, plant spirits, gardening, permaculture, ogham, animism, recipes (word count excludes recipes)|
|Online Druidry||500-1000||Online spirituality, related technology|
|Op-Eds||up to 250||Responses to articles, etc.|
|Practical Druidry||750-1200||Practicing Druidry, working with the land|
|Reviews||500-1000||Reviews of content in any media, e.g., books, video, audio, blogs, etc.|
|Ritual Space||500-1000||Seasonal celebrations, special rites, how to|
|Voices of Awen||up to 500||Poetry, interviews with poets and writers, discussions of craft, profiles of historical figures, and mediations on druidic poetry, fiction, language|