S U B M I S S I O N S G U I D E L I N E S
Cool America is a quarterly digital and print-on-demand publication. We accept submissions on a rolling basis year round to be considered for publication either as an online exclusive or in-book exclusive. Our editorial schedule & themes for 2017/2018 are as follows:
INSIDE MAN | Issue #4 | September '17
A tribute to the legacy of Iconic brands and pop-culture from a world view while celebrating fashion from the most influential countries/cities around the globe. Online we'll be highlighting rising talent, runway trends and street style. Also featuring art, travel, and grooming.
Submission close date: August 1st 2017
Please read the entire submission guidelines and rights before submitting below.
S T E P - B Y - S T E P S U B M I S S I O N S
1. Provide a dropbox link with lo-res photos in order of how you'd like the photo story to appear.
2. Include a separate word document with wardrobe and team credits in the same dropbox folder.
3. Include a separate word document of your feature story already finished and edited or a short paragraph about your fashion editorial.
4. Name the folder (photographer's full name_Story type_Almost famous Submission)
ex1: Richard Avedon_Fashion editorial_Almost famous Submission
ex2: Richard Avedon_Feature story_Almost famous Submission
G U I D E L I N E S A N D R I G H T S
*All interview/features submissions must be accompanied by 4-5 photos of the feature subject shot editorial style.
*All fashion editorials must be a minimum of 5-6 photos to be considered for online exclusive and 8-10 photos to be considered for in-book exclusive.
*All submissions submitted to Cool America magazine must be exclusive to Cool America and cannot have been previously published anywhere else.
*All submissions to Cool America become the property of Cool America under B Media with the photographer as co-owner of the photos submitted.
*All photos submitted to Cool America will in some way, shape of form be edited to fit the Cool America voice and flow of the magazine.
*Submission to Cool America does not guarantee publishing in Cool America and may be published in another B Media entity or not at all.
*Cool America does not give out pull letters for submissions. In order to become a regular contributor, please apply here.
Cool America magazine reserves the right to deny any submission or pull any story for failure to comply with the guidelines and rights for submissions.