Please send an email query (preferred) or your submission as an attachment to
an email, or send the text in the body of an email, to:
Please double-space your manuscript, and designate it as a Department
or a Feature. Include only one submission per email, please!
Please limit the length of your feature article to
1500–3000 words. Articles should be investigative,
with some reflection, although insightful and/or humorful essays will also be considered.
Interviews with interesting empty nesters are a plus! In your article,
please include links to other websites, books, and generally useful
information. Also send captioned, lo-res photos (72 dpi).
Please limit the length of your department
article to 750–1000 words. Queries are welcome! Regular departments
include Mind, Body, Money, Culture (theater, films, books), Family, Sports, Generations, Style, Travel, and Perspectives. Creative writing (fiction and nonfiction) is welcome. Ideas for additional departments are also welcome. Please include links to related sites, and captioned, lo-res photos (72 dpi).
When you send an article for consideration,
please include a short bio, and don't forget photos!
Please note that all submissions accepted for publication are subject to
minor editing and will be formatted to fit the magazine's standard design
and layout styles.
You can expect a response to your submission within 6 to 8 weeks.
Finally, Empty Nest makes no payment for submissions—yet. Stick with us now,
though. We're working to ensure that eventually you will see a paycheck for your accepted work.
Thanks for your interest in Empty Nest...
The Editors at Empty Nest