Call for Contributors

ABOUT US:

Loco Magazine is sending a call for contributors for our eleventh issue.  All submissions are welcome, however we are specifically looking for designers, photographers, features, interviews and profiles. Loco is a student run magazine that is seeking the ideas and talents of Arcadia students. We are a Lifestyle/Cultural magazine that focuses on the lives of college students and providing a magazine that showcases this perspective.  This isn’t a news publication. It covers a broad range of subject’s including art, events, and political news. Our main goal is to bring a publication to this campus that will work to connect students to each other ,and with the world around us. We want to learn your stories and hear you opinions, whether that is through writing or photo journalism we want to broadcast you. We are uncensored and open to hearing fresh perspectives.

THEME:

Every issue of Loco Magazine has a new theme that ties together all of the content within the magazine. Our sections include: Lifestyle, Entertainment, Travel, Features, Lists, and Photo/Video. This issue our theme “Against the Grain” and we want you to spin it in unique ways. Your article, video project, or photo series could be centered on a range of topics. You could focus on a fringe lifestyle like EDM culture, a cult television show, or a feature length article that showcase something that you feel like people should know more about. It’s up to you. Take the theme, put your spin on it, and showcase your creativity!

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:

Writers: Loco Magazine will be an electronic publication so space is unlimited. We don’t want to hear about pointless or long winded accounts, we want to read your stories. Features should top out at around 2500 words. Features can be in the form of fiction or non-fiction. Use first person. Have a strong voice & be creative.  Shortest piece should be around 1200 words. Interviews should be kept around 500 words. Each page is formatted around 400-500 words with 2 columns, so keep that in mind while writing your article.  We will accept all submissions from all undergraduate and graduate students.

Design: In designers we are looking for students who have experience in Adobe In Design, Illustrator, and any other designing programs.

Photographers: We are looking for photographers who have experience using PhotoShop.

Full length pieces will be due by March 7th.  Please include a short biography with all submissions.

You can submit the pieces online through our email account: editor@locomag.com or through the submissions link that is located on our site. Also feel free to email us with any questions that you may have.

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