InSight Magazine Rolling Submissions Page
As a student-led project open to UCI and the wider community, InSight Magazine seeks to make poverty visible and to highlight creative and effective approaches to poverty alleviation. It is part of a broad effort to harness the power of media to educate, engage, and inspire change.

This is our rolling submissions application where you are free to submit content all year round.

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What We Are Looking For:
Writers and artists are free to submit original content that fit in with the themes of InSight, such as narratives, perspectives, opinion, and commentary. Apart from written content, InSight also welcomes multimedia submissions such as photo essays, art series, artwork, videos and infographics relating to local poverty and inequality.

Once submitted, your content will be reviewed by the editorial team. Due to limited space, we are only able to accept a certain number of submissions. If you do not hear from us in 14 days after the deadline, please assume that we will not be able to use your article. At that time, please feel free to offer it elsewhere.

InSight Magazine has in the past held a call for applications and as our team expands, there will be future opportunities for those interested in joining our team. Please subscribe to our newsletter to receive updates on such opportunities.

We welcome any questions regarding submissions at contact@insightmag.org.

Submission Guidelines
InSight Magazine primarily publishes long-form non-fiction, literary journalism pieces. Articles that run around 1-5 pages in length are ideal. However, submissions of any length and any genre, fiction or nonfiction, will be considered.

InSight Magazine is seeking content submissions from the following categories:

「 LONGFORM STORIES 」

Longform stories are highly sought out for InSight Magazine’s print issue and typically run over 1,000 words in length. Longform stories can include narratives, perspectives, investigative and immersion pieces. Writers will receive a $50 stipend for features published digitally and an additional of $50 (a total of $100) if the story is selected towards the print issue.

「 FEATURE STORIES 」

Features typically highlight an individual, event or group and can include human interest stories, Q&A’s, informational features, or profiles. Writers will receive a $30 stipend for features published digitally and an additional of $30 (a total of $60) if the story is selected towards the print issue.

「 OP-ED STORIES 」

Opinion pieces typically run from 500 words to 1,500 words and should should incorporate facts, research and statistics to support presented argument. Writers will only receive compensation for op-ed stories selected towards the print issue ($50).

「 MULTI-MEDIA STORIES 」

Apart from written content, InSight also welcomes multimedia submissions such as photo essays, art series, artwork, videos and infographics relating to local poverty and inequality. Artists will receive a $40 stipend for photo essays, art series and videos published digitally and an additional of $50 (a total of $90) if the piece is selected towards the print issue.

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「 TOPICS OF INTEREST 」

To be considered for publication at InSight, a story must either be intersectional with or directly relate to issues on local poverty and economic inequality (region is limited to California).

Topics can include but are not limited to:

Student Poverty
Incarceration
Homelessness
Human Trafficking
Income and Wealth
Immigration, Citizenship, Civil Rights
Housing insecurity
Food insecurity
Politics and Political Economy
Crime and the Legal System
Access to Healthcare and Education

「 GENDER & POVERTY 」

In preparation for the print issue of 2019, InSight Magazine is specifically seeking submissions that include, but are not limited to narratives, perspectives, longform and features relating to the intersectional issues of gender and poverty.

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「 PITCHES 」

In submitting your pitch to InSight Magazine, please specify its relevance to local poverty and inequality, why the story would be significant, and why InSight would be interested in having you pursue such a story.

「 SUBJECT RELEASE FORM」

Subjects within any video, article or image published by InSight Magazine must consent to their participation. It is ideal that subjects sign the subject release form, especially if the video or image is taken in a non-public setting. The subject release form can be found on www.insightmag.org/submit-content.

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