Southern Colorado Independent Magazine Submission Guidelines

Southern Colorado Independent Magazine seeks to establish long-term relationships with writers who conduct excellent research, provide a fresh looks at subject, write well, hit deadlines and provide manuscripts at the assigned word length (generally no more than 1,500 words, for features).

Southern Colorado Independent Magazine is a magazine exploring the lifestyle and lore of Pueblo and the region, covering unique people, history and heritage, travel and events, art and entertainment, food and fashion, poetry, book reviews, recipes ad more.

You can submit stories or query with a well-developed synopsis of your story and how you intend to approach the topic and why it would appeal to our readers. Please also include information about your writing/photography/art credentials or history, and perhaps sample works.

Due to the small-but-mighty nature of the Southern Colorado Independent staff, we will try to respond as promptly as possible to your submission. Please include your phone number and email address.

Southern Colorado Independent Magazine may accept previously published works, but please let us know where the story was published prior. Please note that we will not return any submitted materials; therefore, do not send the only copy of your work.

You can reach Jenny Paulson, Publisher and Editor by phone at 719-423-0386. Send your work or query electronically to