1. Manuscripts should be typed, double-spaced, with wide margins.
  2. Manuscripts and queries should be accompanied by a cover letter, samples of published manuscripts, if applicable, and a self-addressed stamped envelope. To speed response time, instead of a SASE we recommend writers enclose a postage-paid postcard reading:

    ___ Yes, we are interested in publishing (title of ms).
    ___ No, we regrettably have to pass on its publication.
    ___ Maybe. We'd like to hold on to the manuscript for future consideration.

  3. To obtain a sample copy, send a check in the amount of $3.50 payable to Reform Judaism.
  4. Word length:
    Cover stories: 2500 - 3500 words
    Major feature: 1800 - 2500 words
    Secondary feature: 1200 - 2000 words
    Department (e.g., Travel) 1200 - 1500 words
    Letters: 200 words maximum
    Opinion: 630 words

  5. Deadlines:
    Spring 2000 11/10/99
    Summer 2000 1/19/2000
    Fall 2000 4/19/2000
    Winter 2000 7/12/2000

  6. Payment: $.30/word, following publication.
  7. Send all articles and proposals to
    Joy Weinberg, Managing Editor
    Reform Judaism
    633 Third Avenue
    New York, NY 10017-6778

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