Submission instructions will be sent if the editor is interested in the article you have suggested. The following general rules will apply to all submissions:

  • If your article is 750 words or less, you may submit it in an e-mail message to editor@pimagazine.com for consideration. Attachments should be sent in Word format only, with a .doc extension.
  • Do not format other than to double-space between paragraphs. No bolding, italics, special coding or indentations!
  • Query the editor at editor@pimagazine.com for articles ranging from 750 to 2000 words.

PI Magazine’s policy is that the writer, by offering an article to PI Magazine for publication declares that the submitted article has not been submitted to any other media source and agrees not to distribute the accepted article to any other print or electronic outlet for a period of no less than 90 days commencing from the first date of publishing. In addition, PI Magazine holds the copyright to the article as edited and published, including lay-out and illustrations. The writer retains the copyright to the article as originally submitted.

Also, PI Magazine currently does not provide a hardcopy of anything to anyone, especially in electronic format. Reprint order requests will be considered on a per request basis.

You can reach the editor by email editor@pimagazine.com

Queries/Hints:

If you have an idea for an article to propose to PI Magazine, please consider the following before you contact the editor:

  • Please review the “Writer’s Guidelines” on this website before submitting your query.
  • Do not send as an attachment; put the query in the body of the email message.
  • Include your name, email address, phone number and mailing address in the body of the email, above the query.
  • Explain your topic and how you would develop it, why you should be the one to write the article, your estimate of the word count, and whether photos or other illustrative materials are available.
  • Review the deadline list below and tell us when you would expect to submit your article. Remember to allow plenty of time for the editor’s response to your query, and then, if we’re interested in your topic, for you to complete and submit the article before the deadline.
  • Queries should be no more than the equivalent of one typed page.
  • In the subject line put: Query—PI Magazine
  • Send by email to the editor: editor@pimagazine.com

Issue Deadlines:

January-February: November 1
March-April: January 2
May-June: March 1
July-August: May 1
September-October: July 1
November-December: September 1

Submission by the deadline does not guarantee that the article will be published in PI Magazine. All articles are accepted “on spec”. Final publication decision is made by the Editor-in-Chief.