We cover a broad range of topics under the umbrella of health and spirituality, which can include faith, eastern philosophy, meditation and mainstream religion; nutrition, wellness, yoga and holistic medicine; creativity, the inner life, social justice and issues of conscience; and public health, the human body and the environment. Our readers are generally spiritual “seekers” who may or may not be traditionally religious.
Types of stories can include personal essays; how-to and service pieces, including recipes; newsy coverage of the latest trends and research; deeply reported narrative journalism; and in-depth enterprise and investigative reporting.
We accept queries for both feature stories and shorter, front-of-book pieces. We are not accepting submissions for our Columnists or Reviews sections. We do not accept fiction or poetry submissions.
We also accept queries for web articles and guest blog posts to appear on our website, spiritualityhealth.com. If you would like to submit an idea for a guest blog post or web article, please review our site and our blogs before querying.
We are looking for submissions from writers with strong magazine or journalism experience, or from credentialed experts who can write and communicate effectively.
How to query
Send us a short pitch or proposal describing your story idea. If you wish, you may include two or three ideas in your pitch. Submissions containing completed stories will not be accepted.
Include one paragraph describing any relevant writing experience, professional background, credentials or credits, and provide links to two or three clips that represent your published work.
Email your query to [email protected]. Include your pitch in the body of the email. Do not send attachments.
If your query is specifically for a web article or blog post, please include the words WEB PITCH at the start of your email's subject line.
Submissions for photography, illustration and visual art can be sent to [email protected]. Please include a link to your portfolio site (preferred), or a selection of 3-5 jpg attachments totaling not greater than 10MB.
Phone calls and submissions sent through the mail will not be accepted or returned.
To submit books, CDs, DVDs or other media or products for review consideration, please send materials to:
Editors Spirituality & Health 444 Hana Hwy, Suite D Kahului, HI 96732
Please note anything mailed to our offices will not be returned.
Send press releases to [email protected].