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TV channel spins off new bridal magazine

June 2, 2009 - GetMarried is launching a national magazine, GET MARRIED MAGAZINE, to coincide with the online and television outlets it already owns.

The semi-annual will debut in October 2009 as a free publication with 300,000 copies. It will provide shopping and trend details and focus on offering brides guidance to help them prepare for their walk down the aisle.

The magazine's editorial team will be led by executive editor Stephanie Davis, formerly the editor of skirt! And GetMarried editor-in-chief Jill Meister. The editorial deadline is August 16, 2009, and ideas should be submitted to The website is at

New modern art collecting magazine launches with guest editor

June 2, 2009 - MODERN magazine will be launched nationwide in June by Brant Publishing, the publisher of INTERVIEW, ART IN AMERICA and MAGAZINE ANTIQUES.

The new magazine "covers all of the facets of collecting modern design, from aesthetics to market conditions, emphasizing information important for any serious collector, as well as material appealing to any fan of design," the company said. Each issue is to have a guest editor, working under the guidance of Magazine Antiques editor Elizabeth Pochoda.

The circulation of 50,000 will be poly-bagged with the June issue of Art in America.

Commercial space planning magazine will launch in October

June 2, 2009 - DG COMMERCIAL is a new title from Dallas-based DG Publishing, producer of DALLAS-FORT WORTH and AUSTIN-SAN ANTONIO DESIGN GUIDES.

It will help readers involved in planning and developing commercial spaces and serve as resource guide for planning, developing and furnishing. All industry sectors will be covered, including corporate, hospitality, retail, healthcare, education, institutional and government. It especially targets organizations that will be moving to new offices or renovating their existing space, featuring information about every aspect of a company's move - from where to purchase furniture, to how to get phone lines transferred.

Planned magazine helps readers achieve the Dwell look

June 2, 2009 - DWELL, the edgy San Francisco-based shelter magazine, is spinning off its first special publication, MAKE IT YOURS, on September 23. The newsstand-only title will feature home-design tips, tactics and photographs, and will have a 90-day shelf life at Barnes and Noble, Border's, Whole Foods, Lowe's, etc.

The 325,000-circulation parent Dwell will be celebrating its 10th anniversary in December 2010.

Queens residents will have a new holistic living magazine

June 1, 2009 - QUEENS KARMA is a new magazine about holistic living and alternative thinking launching June 15, 2009.

The quarterly will cover alternative health practices, natural and organic products, and exploring different cultures and forms of spirituality. 10,000 copies will be distributed for free throughout Queens. Angeline Acain is the editor/publisher and the website is at

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Las Vegan becomes LasVegas.Net Magazine

June 1, 2009 - LASVEGAS.NET will be launching in mid-June targeting Las Vegas residents and visitors.

More than a list of glitzy Las Vegas entertainment, the monthly title is designed to provide an upbeat, yet accurate, reflection of the Las Vegas social scene and business community on and off the strip. The content will include arts, automotive, business, dining, health and fitness, home improvements, interiors, kids and education, nightlife and entertainment, pets, real estate, seniors, shopping, social scene, sports and leisure.

50,000 copies will be distributed free of charge to new businesses, existing businesses on a rotating basis and new property buyers throughout Clark County. The editor is Nick Phillips and their website is at

Agenda is relaunching as Best Events

May 26, 2009 - AGENDA magazine will become BEST EVENTS and debut in June in three of the planned six markets: New York, Chicago, and California.

The new publication will broaden its coverage of the special events business with a new focus on the planners who are creating business-building events, including meetings, celebrations, fundraisers, and other face-to-face gatherings. A new feature will be a combination of local and national content for each market, providing planners with useful information and resources in their local markets.

The national circulation will be 35,000. It is published by Red 7 Media and edited by Pam Harding. The website is at

College students have a new magazine of their own

May 25, 2009 - UNIVERSITY LINK launched last month to be an edgy, fun and socially conscious campus magazine.

The general interest title is published ten times during the school year (no issues in July or August.) Current college students can submit articles about sports, health and fitness, consumer electronics, relationships, politics, fashion, bars and clubs, the environment and travel.

It is available by subscription only at this time. The publisher is University Link Inc and their website is at

New BBC magazine to take on National Geographic

May 15, 2009 - BBC KNOWLEDGE quietly launched last fall with a blend of photo essays, feature articles, short news items, and media reviews - and the tagline: "The new magazine for our most precious human resource - the mind."

Intended to give the US natural history and science publications a run for their money, the bimonthly will be edited in the UK by Sally Palmer, former deputy editor of the British science publication Focus, with help from US consultant editor John Horgan, a science journalist.

After favorable testing, the magazine distributes 85,000 copies, which makes it one of BBC's largest efforts in this country, where they sell about 35,000 copies of various titles, including GARDENS ILLUSTRATED and HOMES & ANTIQUES. The website for this new magazine can be found here.

New magazine promotes the green lifestyle around Lake Tahoe

May 14, 2009 - ALPINE GREEN LIVING just launched in the Lake Tahoe, Northern Nevada and Sierra foothills region.

The quarterly will cover sustainable practices in business and building, as well as living ecologically sensitive lifestyles. Publisher Dan Teie said: "It's a friendly magazine. We'll not be as political as a lot of green magazines are. We'll try to show the community that using solar power, for instance, or special insulation or recycled materials is more affordable in the long run and good for the community."

About 10,000 issues were distributed for free to 50 locations. Judy Gelwicks is the editor and the website is at .

A unique magazine about Canadian charities has launched

May 13, 2009 - CHARITY TIMES covers Canadian charities but aims to do more than that. Half of all subscription revenues will be donated to a charity of the subscriber's choice.

The bimonthly targets affluent Canadian donors, volunteers, non-profit organizations and non-government organizations. Its goal is to keep them informed of the changing legislations and tax benefits they have as donors.

Magazine veteran Joe Plati is founder and publisher. Two-time trade magazine editor Cameron Wood leads the editorial efforts. Their website can be found at

New magazine celebrates Native American achievements

May 12, 2009 - NATIVE LEGACY was launched to provide knowledge and appreciation of the Great Plains Indian cultures, arts and history, as well as focusing on the contemporary issues that affect them today and tomorrow.

Founder and editor Lila DeMarrias Mehlhaff believes that understanding the past is essential to the 21st century First Nations people. The magazine is about successful Indians and emphasizes a variety of Indian achievement. From senators to social workers, mothers to musicians, Mehlhoff intends that the Indian image should be something quite other than the "chronic alcoholic, the homeless, the diabetic, or the aimless baby-maker of the street."

The quarterly was launched in the summer of 2008. It is published by Native Legacy Media and their website is at

Another new Los Angeles Times lifestyle insert debuts

May 11, 2009 - LA ETCETC is the second insert launched recently by the Los Angeles Times. However, unlike the monthly LA, LOS ANGELES TIMES MAGAZINE, LA Etcetc will be distributed three times a month.

It will cover entertainment, pop culture, fashion, food, home, shopping and the nightlife of Southern California for 480,000 newspaper subscribers, who don't receive the monthly publication. It is being produced by the same editorial staff as the monthly, with Annie Gilbar as editor-in-chief. It was launched May 10.

Zone 4 helps gardeners in the Rocky Mountain states

May 5, 2009 - ZONE 4 is a quarterly magazine devoted to gardening, landscaping, local foods, and outdoor living in the Rocky Mountain states of Montana, Colorado, Wyoming, northern Idaho and northeastern Utah.

The editorial focus is on expert growing advice, colorful photography, and news around the region featuring local foods and sustainable growing practices. Dan Spurr is the editor and their website, complete with writer and photographer guidelines, can be found at

Clavier and Keyboard Companion have merged to form Clavier Companion

May 4, 2009 - CLAVIER COMPANION, a new magazine for piano teachers, is devoted exclusively to the concerns of the piano/keyboard performer, teacher, and enthusiast.

Articles on music and teaching at all levels from outstanding teachers will be published along with the colorful content of Clavier, including in-depth interviews with artists and pedagogues, reviews of new materials, directories of camps and festivals, and ever-popular columns.

The first issue of the bimonthly debuted in January 2009 and publisher is the Frances Clark Center. Peter Jutras is the editor and their website can be found at

New magazine is guide to all things Somerville, MA

April 29, 2009 - SOMERVILLE SCOUT publishes articles, listings and reviews about ongoing and upcoming events, city planning, business development, and the best of local dining, nightlife, music, arts, entertainment, shopping and children's activities.

The quarterly, published and edited by Holli Banks, is direct mailed to every mailbox in Somerville and is available in key Somerville locations. Their website is at

Classical music is a lifestyle for this new magazine

April 28, 2009 - LISTEN: LIFE WITH CLASSICAL MUSIC is a new bimonthly magazine published by ArkivMusic, an online classical CD and DVD retailer.

It will profile musicians and music travel destinations, among other features, and include recommendations of recordings, books and films. It is organized into sections called "Music & Life," "Discovery," "Recommended" and "Remembering." The editor-in-chief is Ben Finane and their website is at

Anthropology goes mainstream

April 27 - ANTHROPOLOGY NOW just launched and seeks to increase public awareness of how the science works and make it open and accessible to the world outside the confines of academia.

The tri-annual (spring, fall and winter) is published by Paradigm Publishers with Katherine McCaffrey as editor. Their website is at

Fast News - more new magazines

April 24, 2009
* BICYCLE TIMES is a quarterly spin-off of Canadian DIRT RAG, a mountain bike magazine. The new title will focus on the pavement side of the bicycle experience - from commuting, to touring, to riding with family, to pedaling around "for the heck of it." The website is at
* PROFILER is a semi-annual magazine published to help public and private sector healthcare claims payors identify and prevent fraud, abuse, and overpayment. It launched in January with 10,000 copies. The website is at
* TASTE TRI-CITIES launched in February. It is a free quarterly magazine designed to connect hungry people with good local food in the nearby cities of Kennewick, Pasco and Richland, WA. Their website is at
* SERENDIPITY is published twice a year for Southern California would-be brides of Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Filipino or Vietnamese decent. It aims to provide information regarding Asian traditions, customs, and current trends, and also serve as a comprehensive wedding guide for brides of all backgrounds. Their website is at

New wedding magazine is Ritz-Carlton marketing vehicle

April 22, 2009 - WEDDINGS BY THE RITZ-CARLTON is designed to be handed out to brides- and grooms-to-be who inquire about weddings and honeymoon packages at Ritz-Carlton hotels. It will also be available in guest rooms of the 70-plus Ritz-Carlton properties worldwide.

The bi-annual will debut in June with a print run of 90,000. It is custom-published by Phoenix, AZ-based McMurry, which also produces the THE RITZ-CARLTON MAGAZINE. The editorial director is Carrie Tuhy.

New magazine showcases Southern weddings

April 22, 2009 - SOUTHERN WEDDINGS positions itself to be the ultimate resource for the savvy modern Southern bride, who wants to take age-old traditions and make them her own.

The bi-annual launched in January 2009 and it distributed US-wide with emphasis on the South. Lara Casey is the editor-in-chief and their website can be found at

New beverage magazine for Millenials

April 21, 2009 - MUTINEER "is aimed at a younger generation of wine drinker," according to editor-in-chief Alan Kropf, co-founder and Sommelier.

It launched in July 2008 and covers fine beverages with an emphasis on wine, beer and spirits, with that somewhat snarky tone that young Internet users are supposed to like.

Circulation is a nationwide 20,000 copies bimonthly and it is published by Wine Mutineer LLC. Their website is at

Worth relaunches for the ultra-rich

April 20 - WORTH, the personal finance magazine for the super-affluents, has overhauled its design and adapted a new business model. New owner Sandow Media will launch the new strategy next month.

The distribution of 110,000 copies will mainly be direct mailed to selected individuals with a minimum net worth of $2 million, have at least $1 million of equity in their main residence and live in one of 11 major markets, including New York, Boston and San Francisco. It will also be distributed for free in 150 of the top operators that service private jets and be available on the newsstand for $20 per copy.

The May issue will be followed by an October/November issue, giving the magazine time to respond to feedback from readers and the market. The plan is to resume a bimonthly publishing schedule following that fall issue and expand to 25 markets within two years. George Magazine co-founder Richard Bradley is executive editor.

A new craft magazine replaces Paper Trends

April 17, 2009 - SIMPLY HANDMADE launched with the December 2008/January 2009 issue and targets hand crafters.

The bimonthly publishes 132 pages of ideas and step-by-step instructions for simple, seasonal projects to beautify the home, give as gifts to friends and loved ones, or to create just for fun. The bimonthly from Northridge Media should not be confused with the Better Homes and Gardens semi-annual Creative Collections publication.

The editor is Tammy Morrill and their website can be found at

Hawaii's Big Island gets local Kona-Kohala coast title

April 16, 2009 - KE OLA, or "The Life", launched last December to positively reflect the life on the western coast of the Big Island- its beauty, its people and rich cultural heritage.

For residents and others who love West Hawaii, the bimonthly aims to "enrich our understanding and appreciation of the area and reaffirm our reasons for wanting to live here." The magazine showcases the island's artists and craftsmen, cultural offerings, books, locally grown foods, dining opportunities, music and events.

20,000 copies are direct-mailed to homeowners and second-home owners in selected areas from North Kohala to Hokulia, and to subscribers or placed on newsstands. The publisher is Hawaii Island Publishing Inc and their website is at

New Disney membership club launches glossy quarterly

April 15, 2009 - DISNEY TWENTY-THREE launched on March 10 along with D23, the "first official community for Disney fans."

As part of the $74.99 membership fee, Disney fans will receive a 12"x12" "collectible" magazine filled with "stunning photography, dazzling illustrations and the ultimate Disney insider perspective," aimed at taking readers behind the scenes of Disney. It will be distributed in Barnes & Noble bookstores, all domestic Disney Stores, and at Disneyland and Walt Disney World.

Steven Clark is head of the D23 club and executive editor of the magazine. Its website is at

Teen girls and boys in East Texas get their own local magazine

April 14, 2009 - EAST TEXAS TEEN is the dream of editor Heather Nielson, who knows that most girls have heard that "inner beauty" speech from their mother. But she also knows that this may not be enough. "My hope is for them to be inspired by the cover model, realize that being modest can be fashionable and learn about how to better care for themselves."

She wants this to be a magazine that parents are comfortable letting their younger teen girls - and boys - pick up and read.

The magazine launched in January and will be published bimonthly. It can be found locally in area Brookshire Grocery Stores. The website is still under development and can be found at

IU students will find their way around Bloomington

April 13, 2009 - OUR TOWN will be a resource for freshmen, transfer, and graduate students attending Indiana University for the first time - and returning students and faculty.

Debuting in August 2009, the magazine will cover everything about Bloomington that a newcomer to the town needs to know, from where to find cheap eats (or a fancy restaurant to take the folks), get a haircut, or buy clothes, furniture, and more.

15,000 copies will be distributed in all dormitories on the IU Bloomington campus, as well as The Bloomington Visitors Centers. The publisher is Bloom Magazine Inc.

Hair salon creates nationwide quarterly

April 9, 2009 - THE HAIR BOOK was recently launched by custom publisher Story Worldwide and Regis Salons.

The quarterly is filled with hair-specific trends and tips that will help our clients choose new hairstyles, take better care of their hair and make styling their hair easier," said Regis International creative director Gordon Nelson.

400,000 copies will be distributed exclusively at 1,100 Regis Salons. Editor-in-Chief is former InStyle beauty editor and founder Polly Blitzer and the website is at

Another Forbes magazine for female executives

April 8, 2009 - FORBESWOMAN is the latest offering from Forbes Inc to attempt to lure female entrepreneurs. The awkwardly named FORBESLIFE EXECUTIVE WOMAN has been "re-tooled" into a quarterly, launching in May.

The editorial will serve "the interests of women executives, entrepreneurs and professionals" and "from this platform we hope to reach and build a global community of smart, accomplished women who are curious about one another."

125,000 copies will be poly-bagged with Forbes three times in 2009, beginning with its May 11 issue and mailed to female subscribers.

The editorial director is Carol Hymowitz and the website can be found at

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Marketing agency will profile experts and their knowledge

April 7, 2009 - CELEBRITY EXPERT is a magazine published by Dicks, Nanton & Glass' Celebrity Branding Agency, an Orlando-based branding and marketing agency and will feature leading celebrity experts from various industries.

It will serve as a comprehensive profile of America's leading experts. The individuals that will be showcased are "forward-thinking business owners, entrepreneurs, professional speakers, authors and corporate CEOs who are pioneers in their market" and who will share their secrets of success with the audience.

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New magazine targets students of the Bible

April 6, 2009 - BIBLE STUDY magazine aims to provide Christian pastors, church leaders and students of the Bible with tools and methods for Bible study, as well as insights from respected Bible teachers, professors, historians and archaeologists.

The non-denominational, 48-page bimonthly debuted last November. Circulation is planned at 10,000 copies and the publisher is Logos Bible Software, a marketer of religious products. Michael Heiser is the editor and the website is at

Two new parenting magazines are in store for Long Islanders

March 20, 2009 - NASSAU PARENT and SUFFOLK PARENT will launch on New York's Long Island in April by NYC-based Davler Media Group, owner of NYMetroParents magazines and websites.

The free tabloid sized monthlies will cover health, education, nutrition, finance and other lifestyle subjects for parents and will include activities calendars and lists of local resources.

The circulation will be 50,000 each and Marie Wolf is the editor. The website is at

Reader's Digest is testing new money-saving title

March 19, 2009 - DOLLAR SAVVY launched quietly in December by Reader's Digest Association as an off-shoot of the Dollar Savvy website and is probably a test.

It is a 144-page, digest-sized newsstand title to "give everyday Americans exactly what they need during the economic crisis - no-pain, all-gain ways to spend less and live more." It teaches readers how to save money in the kitchen, shop smart on the Internet, create homemade and eco-friendly cleaners and beauty products, and provide money-saving uses for common household items.

The website is at

Canadian magazine targets young attorneys

March 19, 2009 - PRECEDENT is a one-year-old quarterly aimed at young lawyers (ages 25 - 40) and law students in Ontario. Content includes legal news, fashion, and entertainment.

Melissa Kluger is the editor of the magazine, which is published by Law and Style Media Inc and it is sent free to 20,000 lawyers in Ontario. Others can subscribe for a fee.

Marketers get new print and online trade title

March 18, 2009 - CHIEF MARKETER will launch in April by Penton Business Media with the mission of seeking out the best of marketing intelligence, and then absorb, summarize, and organize it for easy access and a quick read for busy marketing executives.

The bimonthly will launch with 25,000 print subscribers and 30,000 unduplicated digital. Ray Schultz is editorial director and their website is at

New North Carolina arts magazine launched

March 17, 2009 - ARTSYNC recently launched as a quarterly one-stop source for information about North Carolina arts.

It features articles written by artists, artist profiles, and a calendar of art events across the state and the US and highlighting up-and-coming artists of all genres.

It is published by Carolina Art Magazine LLC with Christine Clemmons as editor-in-chief and publisher. Their website is at

Fast News - more new magazines

March 16, 2009
* THE BIZ is a small magazine designed for the aspiring actor or model and features how-to guides, casting tips, modeling stories, and much more. It was launched by Sikora and Maryam Basir and their website is at
* NORTHWEST CYCLIST is a spin-off of OUTDOORS NORTHWEST and is devoted to cycling. The first issue just launched as an annual and was inserted into select issues of its parent title.
* NURSING PROFESSIONALS targets nursing students and focuses on career options, work/life balance, career opportunities and corporate profiles, with a blend of nursing news trends and information. The circulation is 55,000 and their website is at

Special art studio issues of Cloth Paper Scissors now quarterly

March 13, 2009 - STUDIOS is a new special-interest magazine published under the umbrella of CLOTH PAPER SCISSORS, the unique collage and mixed-media techniques publication for artists.

The new magazine takes an inside look at studios of creative artists, ranging from quilters, painters, mixed-media artists, sewists, beaders and more, and how they customize work spaces to meet their needs. We "feature creative spaces that are big, small, and in-between," says editor Cate Coulacos Prato. "No matter what the readers' interest and regardless of their physical circumstances, they can create a studio, maybe even the studio of their dreams."

Studios was launched in 2008 by Interweave, a unit of Aspire Media, and will become a quarterly in 2009. The circulation is 80,000 and distribution is nation-wide.

Susie to launch in May for Christian girls

March 11, 2009 - The former editor of a Focus on the Family magazine for teen girls will be launching her own magazine in May.

The new monthly will be patterned after the defunct Brio, but aim to be more appealing and relevant than current and past magazines ministering to Christian teen girls. With a main focus to help readers grow spiritually, the publication will also cover girl-significant topics including fashion, modesty, family, self-injury, eating disorders, relationships and more.

Editor Susie Shellenberger is creating "a global sisterhood for teen girls" at

Architecture enthusiasts in Portland, OR have a new magazine

March 10, 2009 - PORTLAND SPACES just launched for enthusiasts of Portland, OR architecture.

It will be a guide for creating spaces to love - from gardens, kitchens and living rooms, to workplaces and neighborhoods, to the city and the region as a whole. The publication will attempt to balance sustainability, elegance and value. It will also cover restaurant spaces, mass transit, greenspace, green living and Portland's architectural history.

The 28,000 bimonthly copies are published by SagaCity Media Inc and Randy Gragg is the editor. The website is at

New magazine for retro motorcycle fans planned for May

March 9, 2009 - MOTORCYCLE RETRO will launch in May as a large-format glossy quarterly for motorcycle enthusiasts of dirt and street culture from the mid-1960s to the mid-1980s.

It is a retro-themed bike magazine covering dirt, street and minibikes," editor Mitch Boehm says. "There are some pretty good vintage magazines out there, but with few exceptions they've traditionally focused on British, European and American motorcycles. There hasn't been much attention paid to the Japanese bikes and the two-decade period from the mid-'60s through the early '80s, when motorcycling exploded across the country with the help of baby-boomers."

The website is at Subscriptions are $39.99 and the magazine will be on newsstands at select motorcycle dealers and shops across the country.

Sufferers of celiac disease and gluten intolerance get their own magazine

February 26, 2009 - DELIGHT GLUTEN FREE is a new quarterly food and lifestyle magazine for people with celiac disease, gluten intolerance and food allergies.

Its premiere issue can be found nationwide on newsstands now and the next issue is planned for May, when travel will be added to the editorial mix. Regular topics also include gourmet recipes, semi-homemade meals, "Gluten-Free on a Budget" ideas, healthy fully-illustrated recipes, all with suggestions for gluten-free, casein-free, dairy-free, nut-free, egg-free, soy-free and rice-free diets.

Julie Luse is the founder, publisher and editor and the website is at

New international magazine arrives in the US

February 24, 2009 - ARISE, a global style and culture magazine launched in October 2008, was unveiled in the USA at the African Fashion Collective fashion show during the recent Fashion Week.

It targets young, affluent readers in a 40% men and 60% women ratio, who are interested in African culture and positive social developments. It aims to celebrate African achievement in the realms of fashion, music, culture and polity.

The monthly will be sold on newsstands and distributed internationally to luxury hotel groups and clubs including Four Seasons, Loews and Ritz Carlton. Helen Jennings of the London-based Velo Agency is editor on behalf of Nigerian newspaper publisher ThisDay Media Group. The magazine's website is at

Personal journalists have a new magazine

February 24, 2009 - ART JOURNALING launched as a biannual in January. It targets those who enjoy creating visual chronicles. The content will focus on creating art journals.

Staci Dumoski is the editor of the magazine, which is published by Stampington & Company and had a launch circulation of 12,000.

New magazine strives to foster solutions for a wide range of social ills

February 17, 2009 - MILLER-MCCUNE wants to bring concrete options for solving major public problems to a general audience.

The bimonthly is published by Miller-McCune Center for Research, Media and Public Policy, a Santa Barbara-based public benefit foundation, and John Mecklin is editor-in-chief. It targets 35-54-year-olds with a household income of $100,000 and prints 92,000 copies. The website - with writer's guidelines - is at

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New Long Island parenting magazine to fill the void of one recently ceased

February 17, 2009 - LONG ISLAND PARENT will take over in March for Newsday's PARENTS & CHILDREN, which stopped publication last December. The new magazine will target Nassau and Suffolk parents of children from birth through age 16 and provide them with news and information pertaining to bringing up children on Long Island.

55,000 free copies will be distributed bimonthly to over 1,200 Long Island and Eastern Queens locations, including libraries, schools, and medical offices by the publisher Wordsmiths Media LLC. Liza Burby is editor and the website is at

Springfield, MO pet owners to get free magazine

February 17, 2009 - TAME PET magazine will be slightly larger than a standard size magazine and will cater to the "urban pet" community. "Articles and information will consist of things that are primarily of interest to owners of pets that live in the city," says editorial director and co-founder Stephanie Ponder.

The publisher is Springfield, MO-based advertising agency Hudson Bryce, which plans to distribute the premier issue in the area in early March. The magazine's website,, is set to launch in February. Co-founder Connie Rhoades said she hopes to one day expand with region-specific versions of Tame in other markets.

New trade publication aims to help Canada's liquor licensees

February 12, 2009 - LIQUOR CANADA targets restaurant, bar and private liquor store owners in Canada and offers information and advice on how to improve their businesses. Its first issue was just released.

The 20,000 circulation bimonthly is published by KMI Publishing and Events, a unit of Key Media of Sydney, Australiaa. Toronto-based Christine Otsuka is editor and the magazine's website is at

Planned magazine will target "experiential travelers" this fall

February 10, 2009 - AFAR, a new travel magazine and website devoted entirely to experiential travel, will launch with an assist from shelter publication DWELL.

Sharing office space and ad sales resources, the new magazine will target an "emerging audience of cultural explorers, who seek to connect with people and places more deeply than the average tourist." The projected readers embody a distinctive psychographic: People, who are deeply passionate about travel and experiencing the world, and who have the curiosity, commitment, and cash to follow their interests.

The magazine will have a $10 million operating fund from the founder, Greg Sullivan. He aims to keep it small, starting with a 50,000 circulation, moving to 100,000 in 2010 and eventually topping out at 300,000. The first issue will arrive in September, the next in November and then plans are to publish six times in 2010.

Susan West, former executive editor of SMITHSONIAN and co-founder of HEALTH, will be editor-in-chief.

New indie music magazine coming from the publishers of HARP

February 10, 2009 - BLURT will launch in March as an indie music magazine but with a broadened editorial approach to also cover entertainment and politics.

The publisher of the now defunct HARP and NO DEPRESSION, Scott Crawford, has already established a website at with a digital version. He will serve as editor-in-chief of the quarterly print title, which will debut with a 30,000 print run.

Scottsdale residents get a new local health magazine

February 10, 2009 - SCOTTSDALE HEALTH believes that being healthy is an "all-around package" - much more than diet and exercise.

The free monthly covers health, nutrition, wellness, fitness, relationships, sex, money, beauty, style, technology and lifestyle, and will feature in-depth interviews with local personalities and inspirational profiles.

It is published by Richman Media Group and edited by Michelle Glickman. The website is at and 30,000 copies will be distributed.

Another star-studded food magazine has launched

February 5, 2009 - The FOOD Magazine launched nationally last month and showcases top celebrity chefs and food personalities, such as Mario Batali, Gordon Ramsay, Ina Garten, Nigella Lawson and Emeril Lagasse. It offers recipes, ranging from the gourmet to the everyday, but also delves into the stories behind the recipes.

"There are plenty of food magazines out there that focus on a specific type of cuisine or a specific personality," said the magazine's publisher, Candus Zanghi of Cutty & Parker Media. "But The FOOD Mag is a magazine for anyone who loves cooking and eating food - one that brings together the ideas and talents of chefs and food stars across the spectrum."

The website is at

Columbus' underserved young people gets new magazine in April

February 5, 2009 - 614 MAGAZINE will target upwardly mobile, tech-savvy 25-35 year old residents of Columbus, OH in April.

The free monthly by University Media Group will cover the city's dynamic arts and cultural scene from its music, both national touring acts and local artists, to personal finance, real estate, fitness and fashion. 25,000 copies will be distributed throughout city locations, including 100 specially designed newsstands.

The website is at and David Lewis is editor-in-chief.

Upscale guitar enthusiasts will get their own lifestyle publication

February 5, 2009 - GUITAR AFICIONADO is a planned lifestyle quarterly for high net worth individuals 35-54 years, whose passion is guitar collecting and investment.

It will launch on May 12 by Guitar World publisher Future US and will cover all aspects of the lifestyle of a guitar collector and investor: Luxury vintage guitars, players and collectors, fashion, investments, automobiles, wine and liquor, art, and opulent travel.

It will be distributed nationally with a controlled (free) and paid circulation of 100,000. The website is at

New magazine launched to help Christians find faith-based travel

February 3, 2009 - TRAVEL WITH SPIRIT launched January 27 targeting 25- to 54-year-old Christian women, who are searching for family-friendly, faith-based travel adventures that bring their faith alive.

"We believe there are unique travel opportunities throughout the world that are family-friendly and faith-enriching. Travel with Spirit will help identify those destinations, cruises and tours," says editor-in-chief Honnie Korngold.

This new bimonthly is published by Travel Network Group LLC and their website is at

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New glossy highlights Central Ohio shopping

February 3, 2009 - CAPITAL STYLE positions itself as a resource for shopping and fashion, health and beauty, charitable and civic causes, and home decorating and entertaining for women of Central Ohio. It will also feature in-depth features and profiles of local leaders and businesswomen.

The glossy quarterly will debut February 23, 2009. 53,000 copies will be delivered quarterly to households making $125,000 or more a year, and placed in bookstores, women's shops and salons. Kristy Eckert is the editor and the website is at

Canadian and Angeleno parents get fitness help with planned magazine

February 3, 2009 - FIT PARENT launches this spring in Canada (as a national publication) and Los Angeles (as the first US regional title) and "offers itself as a lifestyle companion, a partner on the path to health and wellness through the strong platform of capable parenting."

These free, full-color glossy bimonthlies will be distributed nationally across Canada and throughout southern California in high-exposure outlets including public and private schools, libraries, health and fitness retailers, preschools, physician's offices, and restaurants - everywhere parents and families are found.

Craig Knight is founder and executive editor and you can check out their website here(to launch fully in May 2009.)

New regional magazine spotlights local "excellent" businesses

January 27, 2009 - TECH PROFESSIONAL MAGAZINES [sic] launched this month focusing on technology-driven businesses that have achieved excellence in the Albany, NY area.

The bimonthly will feature "outstanding individuals, companies and organizations achieving excellence in business and professions relating to science and technology."

It is available, sometimes for free, at local businesses, including book stores, coffee shops and restaurants and it will be direct mailed to more than 600 business and technology leaders in the "Tech Valley" [Albany, NY] region and beyond.

Maxine Barasch is the editor-in-chief and their website is at

Norfolk, VA gets new magazine about areas of culture

January 27, 2009 - SEVENCITIES is a new "series" of magazines, each dedicated to a specific area of culture in Norfolk, VA. These areas include Taste, dedicated to the region's food and restaurant scene; Haunt, bars and nightlife; Shop, style and fashion; Sound, music and entertainment; Inhabit, home and living; Create, art and design; and More, a special-topic issue that comes out only twice a year.

The first topic, Taste, was launched with the magazine on January 16. Other topics will be rolled out quarterly although the magazine is biweekly.

Hannah Serrano and Allison Hurwitz are the founders and their website is at

Auto racing and lifestyle magazine planned for spring

January 22, 2009 - RACING WORLD magazine was inspired by the 2008 opening of the New Jersey Motorsports Park in Vineland, NJ, but will cover auto and motorcycle racing from New England to Virginia.

It is planned to launch this spring as a free bimonthly with hopes for a 40,000 issue distribution and cover NASCAR but also road racing, GT, vintage cars and the accompanying lifestyle, including coverage of local dining and hotels.

Gerald Covella, owner of NEW JERSEY ANGLER and GOLFSTYLES NEW JERSEY, heads up editorial and design and is currently seeking funding. Interested writers and photographers should check out the website at

Publisher is testing new snowboard magazine for women

January 22, 2009 - An as yet untitled snowboard magazine for women is being tested by Storm Mountain Publishing, the Boulder, CO-based publisher of FREESKIER and SNOWBOARD magazines.

30,000 copies of the first issue were polybagged with Snowboard on newsstands and direct mailed to select subscribers. If this test is successful, the next test will double the distribution and become a stand-alone on the newsstands. If both of these 2009 tests work out, the company will increase the frequency and roll out regular stand-alone issues.

New family-focused motorcycle magazine has launched

January 22, 2009 - GO FOR A RIDE intends to be interesting and informative for the entire motorcycle community. "We don't include biker babes or nudity," says publisher and editor Mike Savidge.

7,500 copies have been distributed for free at bike shops throughout the west coast of Florida. The first issue had 24 pages; the latest, 32. The website is at

New custom published consumer magazine targets ER visitors

January 20, 2009 - VITALCARE is a new quarterly providing practical information about emergency medical care, injury prevention, safety, and disaster preparedness by the American College of Emergency Physicians Foundation. 250,000 copies will be distributed to patients in over 1,500 emergency department waiting rooms across the US.

It is custom published by Boston-based The Pohly Company and Gail Harrington is the editor.

Your Teen targets parents

January 20, 2009 - YOUR TEEN is a new parenting magazine providing advice and guidance for the parents of teenagers, rather than the traditional younger children.

It launched last fall and will be quarterly in 2009 with a distribution of 20,000. Susan Borison is the publisher and editor-in-chief. The website is at

New magazine for rural Canadian women

January 20, 2009 - HEARTS OF THE COUNTRY celebrates the life of rural Canadian women. It publishes practical information and introduces readers to women who strive to find balance between home, work and community.

It is published in Manitoba by former journalist Cindy McKay, who, along with her husband and their four children, raises cattle in the north Interlake near Fisher Branch. She can be reached at

The plan is to publish four issues in 2009 and six issues in 2010.

A new kind of beauty magazine just launched

January 16, 2009 - ORGANIC BEAUTY is a new bimonthly that "will serve as the authority on everything related to natural, eco-friendly and organic beauty."

Former New York Times Magazine beauty editor Rona Berg is the editor-in-chief and it is published by Herndon, VA-based Homestead Communications Corp. 150,000 copies will be distributed in the US and Canada and its website is at

The editorial will cover natural and organic skin, hair, nail and oral-care products; organic foods, herbs, supplements, and natural alternatives to cosmetic surgery and injectables.

Modern Canadian moms get their own title

January 16, 2009 - BLUSH s a new Canadian biannual for "green" mothers by Teldon Publishing.

The magazine, which focuses on pregnancy and the first three years of a child's life, emphasizes many of the same holistic health and wellness values as ALIVE, Teldon's flagship title.

Gail Johnson is the editor and the website is at The 140,000-circ magazine will be distributed for free through retailers West Coast Kids, UC Baby and Please Mum, a national kids' clothing store with 91 locations in Canada, as well as fertility clinics and hospitals across Canada.

Luxury lifestyle magazine to launch at Super Bowl

January 13, 2009 - BLU TAMPA BAY will launch at the Super Bowl and target affluent Floridians. The luxury lifestyle magazine will be published quarterly and feature travel, culture, fashion and style, architecture, and wellness.

The title will be produced by Rain Publishing Group, a partnership between Media General and Fourthdoor Creative Group. The magazine will have targeted distribution in the following FL counties: Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Sarasota/Manatee, Polk, and Hernando.

New regional business magazine for the Old Dominion State

January 13, 2009 - VALLEY BUSINESS FRONT premiered in October as a monthly that targets businesses and business leaders in the western part of VA. Content covers business trends, legal issues, wellness, finance, the technology industry, development, retail, recreation, culture, education, book reviews, careers, and profiles of local businesses.

Dan Smith is the editor of the magazine, which is published by Valley Business Front LLC and is primarily distributed to subscribers by mail and select locations throughout the Roanoke Valley, New River Valley, and western VA.

New local for Oakland

January 13, 2009 - OAKBOOK is a free bimonthly that targets residents of and visitors to Oakland, CA. Editorial content includes fashion, art and culture, eateries, schools, neighborhoods, and horoscopes.

Alex Gronke and Priyanka Sharma-Sindhar are the editors of the magazine, which is published by Novometro and distributed at cafes and stores across Oakland. Writers who have a tip or who would like to contribute a story should send an e-mail to

Hunters and anglers hook new magazine

January 13, 2009 - TRAVELING SPORTSMAN launched in March as a quarterly that targets anglers and hunters. Content includes fishing, hunting and travel features; new gear and product reviews; profiles of celebrities who fish and hunt; and photography tips.

Doug Kelly is the editor-in-chief of the magazine, which has a circulation of 60,000 and is distributed throughout the US and in 17 other countries. Freelance submissions are accepted. Details are posted at the magazine's website.

New magazine for the Sooner State

January 13, 2009 - THE OKLAHOMA REVELATOR launched in October as a quarterly that targets anyone with an interest in the Sooner State. Content focuses on the state's labor, agriculture, war, indigenous people, history, culture, and politics.

Rachel Jackson is the editor of the magazine, which is published under a cooperative agreement between Red Flag Press and Mongrel Empire Press. The title is on sale at vendors in Oklahoma City, and elsewhere in the US by subscription. Oklahoma writers who would like to contribute to the publication should send an e-mail to

New magazine to splash into Lake Norman, NC

January 7, 2009 - LAKE NORMAN CURRENTS is a new monthly that debuted in December and targets residents of the eponymous North Carolina lake community. The magazine includes features on home and garden, business, recreation, travel, health care, fashion, finance, dining, nightlife, entertainment, and "dwellers making waves in the Lake Norman area."

Carol-Faye Ashcraft is the editor of the title, which will be published by Venture Magazines LLC. The publication is distributed for free via direct mail to all households in the Lake Norman area with an average household income of $150,000+ and at rack locations throughout the four-county area that surrounds Lake Norman. Paid subscriptions are also available.

Miata enthusiasts have new magazine

January 7, 2009 - FOREVER MX-5 is a new quarterly that targets Mazda Miata enthusiasts. Content focuses on road trips, car projects and parts, buying and selling Miatas, and club events.

Jeff Zurschmeide is the editor-in-chief of the magazine, which is published by MediaSpigot LLC and sold in bookstores and on newsstands throughout the US.

Virtual life participants have new magazine

January 7, 2009 - AVENUE launched on October 1 as a monthly aimed at participants (and their avatars) in virtual life activities. Content focuses on "Second Life fashion, lifestyle, architecture, interior decor, recreation, events, entertainment, business, and arts, and their association with Real Life."

Rusch Raymaker is the editor-in-chief of the magazine, which is published by Avenue Inc and has a circulation of 10,500. Distribution is worldwide.

Busy women have new magazine

January 7, 2009 - A GIRLFRIEND'S GUIDE FOR ALWAYS BUSY WOMEN launched in October as a free quarterly that targets busy women in the Phoenix, AZ region. Content focuses on businesses that "have been recommended, referred, or have an exceeding reputation in their community."

Amy Robertson is the editor of the purse-sized magazine, which had a launch circulation of 15,000. The print run will expand to 25,000 for the Jan issue. Always Busy Women is the publisher of the title, which is distributed throughout Phoenix and its suburbs.

USA Today insert for people with active lifestyles

December 22, 2008 - USA TODAY'S OPEN AIR is a quarterly, 68-page glossy insert in USA Today and launched last March with a rate base of 2.5 million. Its mission is to "redefine adventure for those who embrace an active lifestyle." It targets "busy, well-informed, affluent consumers and will offer a new look at the possibilities for adventure that surround us each day - from ordinary activities to once-in-a-lifetime opportunities."

The interim editor is USA WEEKEND executive editor Jack Curry. Click here to get to the new magazine's website.

New magazine launched last spring for Muslim Americans

December 22, 2008 - ELAN launched last spring as a quarterly lifestyle magazine for young, hip Muslim Americans, 18-32 years.

It covers the culture of Muslim American professionals and cutting-edge trends in the arts, business and contemporary Muslim/Middle Eastern lifestyles around the globe. It is published by Wahid Media and the editor is Mahdis Keshavarz. Writer's and photography guidelines are available on the website here. Currently the circulation is 10,000.

New magazine from former Harper's editor

December 22, 2008 - LAPHAM'S QUARTERLY was launched with the Winter 2008 issue by former HARPER'S MAGAZINE long-time editor Lewis Lapham, who serves as editor of this publication.

Each issue "opens the doors of history behind the events in the news" by spotlighting an issue in the headlines and "bringing answers to it from authors whose powers of observation and expression have passed the test of time."

It is published by the non-profit American Agora Foundation and its circulation is 35,000. You can check out this new magazine here.

RDA teams up with Rick Warren to launch new magazine

December 18, 2008 - PURPOSE DRIVEN CONNECTION will debut in February as a quarterly "that will serve pastors, churches and seekers interested in Christian values." Based on the teachings of pastor Rick Warren, each issue will include "stories of everyday people who have found God's purpose for their lives," DVDs and pull-out study guides, and "tools to communicate five spiritual purposes -- Knowing, Relating, Growing, Serving and Sharing."

Warren will be the editor-in-chief of the magazine, which will be published by Reader's Digest Association and be distributed in 68 countries where local churches have launched Warren's PEACE plan.

New magazine for investors

December 18, 2008 - GROWING WEALTH is a new monthly for investors and business and financial consultants. Content includes profiles of successful entrepreneurs; articles on real estate, cash flow, franchising, securities investing, and other methods for growing and maintaining wealth; tips and techniques from experts and practitioners; and investigative reports on business opportunities.

Frederic Rewey is the editor-in-chief of the magazine, which is published by Telligenix Corp and has a circulation of 20,000. GROWING WEALTH is a freelancer-friendly publication. For details on submitting articles, visit

Parenting magazine launched for Tampa Bay moms

December 18, 2008 - GO MOMMA is a new monthly that targets mothers in Tampa Bay (FL) who have children under the age of 15. It covers "everyday topics of conversation among mothers on the playground, at work, and at school," family outing ideas, and recipes. Katherine Snow Smith is the editor of the magazine, which is published by Times Targeted Media and has a distribution of 40,000.

Latinos in Charlotte, NC get new magazine

December 9, 2008 - VIVA CAROLINA CHARLOTTE EDITION is a bilingual monthly that targets the Latino community of the titular NC city. Content focuses on healthcare, education, politics, and social activities.

Juan Pablo Giometti is the executive editor of the magazine, which is published by The Latin Focus LLC. More than 10,000 free copies are distributed in the Charlotte Metro area and areas across North and South Carolina.

Holistic healing and health is focus of new magazine

December 9, 2008 - TATHAASTU: SO BE IT is a bimonthly for those "with a holistic view of life and health." Content focuses on ayurveda, holistic medicine, homeopathy, yoga and other forms of meditation, fitness, nutrition and diet, Chinese herbals, and home remedies.

Georgy Bhaala is the editor-in-chief of the magazine, which is published in the US by Planet Archives LLC and distributed internationally by subscription and on newsstands. Circulation is 20,000.

Men's publication devoted to sports and fitness

December 9, 2008 - MEN'S ATHLETIC QUARTERLY targets men who are interested in sports. Content focuses on fitness, training, lifestyle, nutrition, supplements, sports, and entertainment.

The quarterly is published by Nigel Media and distributed in the US and Canada.

New magazine to cultivate cheese-lovers

November 19, 2008 - CULTURE will launch in Dec as a quarterly aimed at cheese lovers. Content will focus on cheese flavors, farm and dairy production of cheese, the science of cheesemaking, how to purchase and store cheese, cheese gear, entertaining with cheese, wine/cheese and beer/cheese pairings, and cheese destinations across the globe.

Stephanie Skinner is the editor of the magazine, which will be published by CheeseToast Inc. A US circulation of 50,000 will be achieved via distribution of 15,000 copies to cheese shops and wine, specialty, and gourmet food stores; 10,000 copies by subscription; and 25,000 newsstand copies. Freelance submissions are welcome. For details, go to

New magazine might be just what the doctor ordered

November 19, 2008 - DOCTOR'S LIFE will debut as a monthly in January and target dentists, physicians, and veterinarians in Atlanta. Content will focus on medical practices, finance and investing, legal concerns, and lifestyle enjoyment.

Ruth Marshall is the editor of the magazine, which will be published by Island Coast Media. News, notes, and pictures are welcome. Details on submitting press releases and other announcements are posted at

Photographers' journaling magazine invites submissions

November 19, 2008 - LIFE IMAGES is a quarterly that launched in Jan. It features photographic images accompanied by artists' stories behind the images.

Publisher Stampington and Co invites submissions. Details are posted at The magazine is distributed internationally.

Magazine encourages debate in Western Hemisphere

November 17, 2008 - AMERICAS QUARTERLY targets the "new generation of political, economic, and social leaders and technocrats from Canada to Tierra del Fuego." Content focuses on law, investment, development, tax reform, trade liberalization, human rights, and policy alternatives and reforms in the Western Hemisphere.

Christopher Sabatini is the editor-in-chief of the magazine, which is published 4 times/year in the US by the Americas Society and Council of the Americas. A circulation of 14,000 is achieved via global subscriptions.

Chicago's Latinos have new magazine

November 17, 2008 - Café is an English-language Latino lifestyle bimonthly that debuted with the Oct/Nov issue.  It targets Chicago's second and third generation Hispanics.  Content focuses on Hispanic cultural values and interests.

Alejandro Riera is the editor-in-chief of the magazine, which is published by Café Media LLC.  A circulation of 45,000 is achieved through delivery to 20,000 Chicago homes and distribution of 25,000 copies to beauty salons, hospitals, and retail locations.

New magazine for Corvette aficionados

November 17, 2008 - KEITH MARTIN'S CORVETTE MARKET is a quarterly aimed at Corvette enthusiasts.  Content includes analysis of Corvettes sold at auction, buy-sell-hold recommendations, best/affordable choices, profiles of each generation of Corvette, and prices and investment potential of the next generation of Corvettes.

Keith Martin is the editor of the title, which is published by Corvette Market Magazine, Inc and distributed internationally.

TODAY'S CHRISTIAN acquired, rebranded

November 17, 2008 - SIGNIFICANT LIVING'S TODAY'S CHRISTIAN will be the new name of TODAY'S CHRISTIAN now that Significant Living has acquired the bimonthly from former publisher Christianity Today International.  The Nov/Dec issue of TODAY'S CHRISTIAN will be its last.  The new publication will launch in Jan and target Christians who are in the midlife years and beyond.  Content will feature Christian celebrities, sports figures, well-known public personalities, individuals who are prominent in Christian ministries, and "everyday heroes--ordinary people living significant, extraordinary lives."

Peg Carmack Short will be the editor of the new title, which will maintain a circulation of 140,000 and be distributed throughout the US and parts of Canada.


November 17 - AMERICAN REVOLUTION will debut in Dec and target historians, living history reenactors, scholars, history buffs, authors, tourists, archaeologists, military gamers, military miniaturists, members of heritage and patriotic organizations, photographers, genealogists, preservationists, metal detectionists, historic site supervisors and teachers.  Content will focus on the Revolutionary era's people, places, and events.

David Paul Reuwer is the editor of the magazine, which will be published 5-6 times/year by the American Revolution Association.  Initial circulation will be 3,500-5,000.

New magazine showcases Cape Ann

November 13, 2008 - CAPE ANN is a quarterly that targets residents of the eponymous coastal area of MA.  The glossy spotlights local arts, businesses, history, trends, and people, and includes articles on fashion, food, home, and the outdoors.

Ray Lamont is the editor-in-chief.  North of Boston Media Group is the publisher.

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Triathletes in Hawaii have new magazine

November 13, 2008 - HAWAII SPORT launched this year as a free bimonthly.  It is aimed at Hawaiian triathletes and those who cross train.  Content includes running, swimming, biking, upcoming events, training programs, and race results.

Christian Friis is editor/publisher of the title, which is distributed at sporting and health food stores on the Hawaiian Islands.

NJ's women over 40 targeted by new magazine

November 13, 2008 - SILK PURSE WOMEN is a regional quarterly that targets NJ's women over 40.  Content focuses on professional challenges and successes, philanthropic opportunities, community outreach, workplace diversity and parity, care giving tips, living longer and healthier, and nationally prominent people.

Christine Spear is the editor-in-chief of the magazine, which has a readership of 60,000+ and is distributed nationally by subscription.

Bicyclists have new magazine

November 11, 2008 - BIKE MONKEY launched on Feb 18 as a quarterly that targets bicycle enthusiasts.  Content includes interviews with professional cyclists, cycling advocates, and folks who commute on bicycles; the biking lifestyle; bike construction; time-trial race courses; physical and non-physical problems encountered while facing the world on a bike; bike humor; creative writing; and inspiration.

Carlos Perez is the editor-in-chief/publisher of the magazine, which is available in Sonoma County, CA bike shops and nationally by subscription.

Catholic magazine to replace newspaper in St. Petersburg, FL

November 11, 2008 - GATHERED will be the new name of the St. Petersburg edition of THE FLORIDA CATHOLIC.  The new magazine, which will focus on evangelization, teaching, and diocesan news, will be published bimonthly, in contrast to the newspaper, which was published weekly and ceased operation with the Oct 24 issue.

Janet Shelton is the editor of the title, which will be published by the Diocese of St. Petersburg.  In a few months, about 140,000 copies will be mailed to all registered Catholics in the five counties covered by the Diocese.

New local magazine for Weatherford, TX

November 11, 2008 - WEATHERFORD launched in Sep as a free quarterly that targets residents of the eponymous TX town.  Content includes sports, politics, community service, health, and a calendar of local events.

Phil Riddle is the editor of the magazine, which is published by The Lone Star News Group.

New craft magazine goes monthly

November 6, 2008 - BEAD TRENDS is a new magazine that went monthly with the Nov issue.  It targets individuals who enjoy bead crafts.  Content focuses on tips and techniques, beading products, and projects.

Tatia Meyer is the editor of the title, which is published by Northridge Media and is distributed in craft stores in the US and Canada, and internationally by subscription. Project ideas, product submissions, and articles are welcome.  Go to for more information

Political magazine provides multiple perspectives

November 6, 2008 - MODERATE MAGAZINE launched on Oct 21 as an independent monthly.  The target audience is 18- to 35-year-olds.  According to editor Tracy Salts, the publication covers world politics, art, and information about the US by providing "not only one side of every story, but two (at least)!"

The title is distributed throughout the US and part of the UK.

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Paganism and modern culture intersect in new magazine

November 6, 2008 - THORN MAGAZINE will debut as a quarterly on Dec 10. Females, age 25-40, who are interested in exploring pagan religion will be targeted with articles on "paganism: ancient and contemporary; personal experiences; research; historical analysis; magick [sic]; divination; earth-based religion, organic, eco-friendly, and sustainable ways of living; [and] alternative spirituality."

Chip O'Brien is the editor of the title, which will be published by Thurisaz Media LLC and distributed in the US.

Fashion/pop culture magazine launched

November 6, 2008 - SAVVY launched in Feb and targets women between the ages of 18 and 35.  Content focuses on pageant events and tips (fitness, interview skills, working the runway), pageant personalities, hair and makeup trends, fashion, celebrities, TV, books, music, and film.

The quarterly, which has a circulation of 30,000, is distributed in bookstores, boutiques, salons, and spas nationwide and internationally by subscription.

Car enthusiasts have new magazine

November 4, 2008 - HOMETOWN HOT ROD MAGAZINE is a new bimonthly that targets car enthusiasts.  The publication features traditional hot rods, customs, events, and people and places from the US Midwest.

John Nolan is the editor of the title, which is published by Lucy n Punk Inc and is sold in bookstores in the US and Canada, and by subscription.  Current circulation of 6,000 is expected to increase to 10,000 by summer.

Fashion magazines keep launching

November 4, 2008 - DUJOUR is a new monthly that focuses on fashion, art, beauty, and shopping.  It targets readers who are looking for affordable fashion.

Letitia Burrell is the editor-in-chief of the glossy, which is published by LookLook Media Group.  Submissions of articles, illustrations, and photos are welcome. Details are posted at

Style magazine for young men launches

November 4, 2008 - BUCK debuted on Oct 30 as a new monthly style magazine targeting men aged 20-30.  Content covers fashion, furniture, food, bands, artists, and designers.

Editor Steve Doyle is based in the UK, but the magazine, which is produced by Buck Publishing Ltd, is also distributed in NYC, San Francisco, Tokyo, Paris, and Milan.

Reader-generated content generates new name for magazine

October 30, 2008 - YOUR GREECE is the new name for GREECE, at least for its Nov issue.  The magazine, which targets Greece lovers and which typically includes content on food, wine, travel, culture, holidays, music, and celebrities in Greece, changed its name this month due to reader-generated content that provided insight into previously undiscovered (from a journalistic standpoint) tavernas, restaurants, tourist sites, and antiquities.

The monthly, which is available worldwide, is published by Merricks Media.  There are plans for future issues of YOUR GREECE.

Magazine to target dirt late model enthusiasts

October 30, 2008 - LATE MODEL ILLUSTRATED will debut in mid-Nov.  The monthly is aimed at the dirt late model community and will include tech articles, new products, and coverage of regional and national race events.

Tim Lee is the editor of the monthly, which will be published by McLeod Media LLC and be distributed nationally at trade shows, racetracks, selected banquets, major dirt late model events, and by subscription.

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Fast News – more new magazines

October 30, 2008
20X20 is a literary and visual arts journal that debuted this summer. Content includes fiction, essays, poetry, drawings, photography, visual projects, and works where these media cross paths. Editors Francesca Ricci and Giovanna Paternò are based in the UK, but the magazine is available internationally by subscription.
THE AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE GUIDE was unveiled in Savannah, GA on Oct 16. Published by the Georgia Department of Economic Development and ATLANTA MAGAZINE, the publication highlights Georgia's African American history and culture and is aimed at getting more African Americans to tour the state.
g (for Globe) is a new magazine section of THE BOSTON GLOBE. It features arts, entertainment, culture, people, lifestyles, things to do around town, comics, and puzzles.

PRESTIGE to launch NY edition

October 28, 2008 - PRESTIGE NEW YORK will launch in Feb as a US version of PRESTIGE SINGAPORE.  The monthly will target affluent New Yorkers with content that focuses on city society leaders, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, politicians, and innovators.

Rhonda Palmer is the editor of the magazine, which will be published by CR Media and have a circulation of 50,000.  New York is the primary distribution market.

Caribbean-lovers get new magazine

October 28, 2008 - OCEAN STYLE is a bimonthly that targets affluent individuals with "an affinity for the Caribbean."  Content focuses on fashion, art, culture, lifestyle, and entertainment.  Interviews with and profiles of international and regional celebrities and personalities are also included.

The glossy, which has a circulation of 150,000 and is published by Blue Wolf Media Inc, is distributed in Atlanta, Miami, LA, Washington DC, Toronto, London, and the Caribbean.

Local quarterly debuts in Michigan

October 28, 2008 - MONROE MAGAZINE debuted as a quarterly in Sep.  It targets residents of Monroe County, MI.  Content focuses on living in the area and local recipes.

Deborah Saul is the editor of the glossy, which is produced by The Monroe Publishing Company and had a launch circulation of 12,000.  Several local retailers sell the magazine, and it is also available by subscription.

Two canine magazines become one

October 28, 2008 - THE AMERICAN DOG launched this month as a merger of THE COLORADO DOG and THE CHICAGO DOG.  The quarterly targets dog lovers and covers canine health, nutrition, training, and safety.

The magazine, which has a circulation of 50,000-60,000, is produced by The Dog Publishing LLC and distributed in the US and Canada.

Business and executive lifestyle magazine for northeast FL

October 22, 2008 - 904 debuted as a bimonthly in Jan. The glossy targets upper-level managers and executives in northeast FL, local civic leaders, medical and legal professionals, and subscribers to JACKSONVILLE MAGAZINE, which is the publisher of 904. Content includes travel, local recreation and diversions, history of local businesses, profiles of local business executives, VIP Q&A, finance, fashion, politics, automobiles, and a calendar of events.

Joseph White is the editor of the magazine, which has a circulation of 15,000 and is available on area newsstands, in bookstores, and nationally by subscription. Freelance writers can send queries to Mr. White at

New magazine for Christian women

October 22, 2008 - BEAUTIFUL ONE is a bimonthly that targets Christian women. Content includes health and fitness, inner healing, love and marriage, parenting, and fashion and style.

Lucie Costa is editor of the magazine, which is published by Beautiful One Ministry. Submissions are welcome. Details are posted at

LA arts scene spotlighted in new magazine

October 22, 2008 - BEDLAM MAGAZINE debuted in Sep and is published 11 times/year. The magazine chronicles the LA arts scene and targets the arts community and anyone interested in the visual arts and associated activities and events. Content includes profiles of artists and art events, gallery previews, book reviews about art publications by local authors, experimental literary and visual forms, stories of LA's "underbelly," and "peculiarities in the products of popular culture."

Jonathan Jerald is the editor-in-chief of the free monthly, which is distributed in street boxes, galleries, condos, and lofts in Venice, Culver City, Santa Monica, Melrose Avenue, Downtown LA, Frogtown, Atwater, Echo Park, Silverlake, Pomona and areas in between. Jim Fittipaldti is the publisher. Launch circulation was 20,000.

Health magazine to target African American women

October 22, 2008 - BLACK HEALTH MAGAZINE will debut on Nov 4 as a bimonthly that targets 24- to 59-year-old African American women. Content will include health and beauty trends, fitness, nutrition, and medical concerns within the African American community.

Household Publishing and Enterprises will produce the title, which will have a rate base of 185,000 and be distributed nationwide.

South of the border highlighted in new magazine

October 22, 2008 - MEXICOXPATZ will launch as a digital quarterly in Nov, and as a print magazine in 2010. The target market is "Mexico-lovers, Mexico-curious, and [the] Mexico-bound." Content will highlight different villages, surrounding attractions, real estate trends, development, entertainment, arts and culture, hotels, dining, and nightlife. Interviews with expatriates will also be included.

Pam Stone is the editor of the publication, which will have a circulation of approximately 200,000 and be available in the US and Canada. Article queries are accepted. Guidelines are posted at

Horror magazine debuts

October 17, 2008 - SHRIEKFREAK QUARTERLY debuted on Oct 1. The magazine targets horror fans and covers movie material, comic books, music (horror-punk, goth), books, role-playing games, conventions, interviews with individuals in the industry, and "other horror-geek material."

William Eric Downton is the editor of the title, which is available in the US and Europe. Freelance submissions are welcome. Details are posted at

New magazine highlights Manchester, NH

October 17, 2008 - MANCHESTER MAGAZINE is a lifestyle quarterly aimed at affluent residents of and visitors to the Greater Manchester (NH) area. Regular features focus on local people, places, arts, entertainment, indoor and outdoor activities, health and wellness, travel, and dining. A calendar of local and regional events is also included.

Robert T. Olivier is the editor of the title, which has a circulation of 15,000 and is published by Manchester Magazine Inc. The magazine is sold in grocery stores, bookstores, and retailers throughout NH, and nationally by subscription. Promotional copies are distributed in hotel rooms, condominiums, vacation homes, healthcare professionals' offices, lawyers' offices, spas, salons, fitness centers, real estate agencies, and golf courses in Greater Manchester.

New monthly devoted to book reviews

October 17, 2008 - SACRAMENTO BOOK REVIEW debuted as a free monthly on Sep 8. The publication targets avid readers, and each issue contains about 200 book reviews, one or two author interviews, an article on a book-related subject, and a calendar of upcoming local events.

Heidi Komlofske and Ross Rojek are the editors of the title, which is published by 1776 Productions. SACRAMENTO BOOK REVIEW is distributed in CA, as far south as Elk Grove, as far north as North Rio Linda, as far west as Davis, and as far east as Roseville and Folsom.

West Virginia magazine focuses on crime

LOCKED UP WEST VIRGINIA debuted in July as a new monthly from CSJ Publications. It is aimed at the Mountain State's residents. Content includes mug shots of West Virginians who are arrested and booked in regional jails or anyone who's charged with a felony, misdemeanor, or sex crime in the state; and articles on missing people, wanted criminals, and unsolved crimes.

Corey Fregoso is the editor of the magazine, which is on sale in stores in Morgantown, Fairmont, Huntington, Charleston, Wheeling, and Parkersburg.

Intellectual property lawyers have new publication

October 17, 2008 - LANDSLIDE is a new bimonthly from the American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law. It debuted with the Sep/Oct issue. The target audience is section members. Content focuses on patents, trademarks, copyrights, licensing, e-commerce, legislation, and international developments in the fields of business, science, technology, and the arts.

Lisa A. Dunner is the editor-in-chief of the magazine, which has a circulation of 22,462. Submissions are welcome. Author guidelines are posted at

Magazine targets landowners

October 17, 2008 - THE LAND REPORT is a quarterly that targets existing and prospective US landowners. Coverage includes investment opportunities, ways to improve and conserve land, legislation updates, and outdoor gear and equipment.

Eric O'Keefe is the editor of the magazine, which is distributed in the US.

Magazine for concierge industry debuts

October 14, 2008 - XTRA PAIR OF HANDS is a free monthly that launched on Sep 23 and targets users of and workers in the personal and corporate concierge industry. The magazine includes interviews with celebrities who use personal assistants, and individuals who are personal assistants to celebrities.

Lelia Mack-Balenciada is the editor-in-chief of the title, which is published by Xtra Pair of Hands LLC. A circulation of 50,000 is achieved via home delivery and distribution to upscale hotels, malls, restaurants, corporate executives, personal assistants, and 100+ independent newsstands throughout metro Atlanta.

Journal to showcase new and established writers and artists

October 14, 2008 - WEAVE, a biannual journal aimed at 18- to 40-year-olds, will be released on Nov 7. Content will include visual art, poetry, fiction, flash fiction, creative nonfiction, and short plays from novice and established writers and artists.

Margaret Bashaar and Laura Davis are co-editors of the title, which will be sold at bookstores and conferences in Pittsburgh and be available nationally via Web site sales. Submissions are accepted. Guidelines are posted at

SUCCESS launches spinoff

October 14, 2008 - SUCCESS FOR WOMEN will launch this month as a spinoff of SUCCESS. The target audience is professional women. Content will include advice and ideas from and profiles of celebrities, authors, and other successful individuals; health; getting ahead in business and careers; inspirational stories; and finance.

Deborah K. Heisz is the editor-in-chief of the magazine, which will be published by SUCCESS Media and have a launch circulation of 50,000. SUCCESS FOR WOMEN will become a bimonthly in the second quarter of 2009.

New magazine for website designers

November 4, 2008 - SCROLL debuted in Sep as a quarterly targeting web professionals. Content focuses on user experience design, web design, web development, information architecture, and accessibility. Book reviews and interviews with industry thinkers are also included.

Maxine Sherrin and John Allsopp are the editors of the magazine, which is published by Web Directions and distributed globally. Writers, graphic designers, and photographers are invited to submit their work. Details are posted at

New women's lifestyle magazine launched

October 14, 2008 - ROXANNE is a new bimonthly that targets cosmopolitan women. Content focuses on lifestyle, sexuality, and fashion.

Roxanne Diana is the executive editor. Warren Williams Media LLC is the publisher.

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New parenting magazine for Central Florida

October 14, 2008 - PLAYGROUND is a new quarterly targeting Central FL's affluent, active parents between the ages of 25 and 50 who have at least one child age 12 or younger. Articles cover parenting trends, kid-friendly culture, home design, fashion, health, holidays, travel, sustainable living, and education.

Sabrina James is the editor-in-chief of the glossy, which is published by Playground Media Group LLC. A circulation of 30,000 is achieved via national subscriptions, direct mailings to affluent neighborhoods in Orange, Seminole, and Osceola counties, and distribution through advertisers and at local high-traffic locations and events.

New magazine for quinceaneras celebrants

October 14, 2008 - MIS QUINCE targets Hispanic girls who are getting ready to celebrate their quincea�eras (15th birthday). Content includes planning tips, music and dance, beauty, and fashion.

Tammy Tibbetts is the editor of the title, which is published by Hearst Communications. The magazine will have a distribution of 1.4 million by being included in the Nov issues of SEVENTEEN and COSMOGIRL!, the latter of which will cease publication with the Dec issue, and by being sent out with the winter issue of TEEN.

Mac users will get new magazine

October 14, 2008 - MACTRIBE will launch this month and target Mac (technology) users. Content will include design, photography, multimedia, tips, products, reviews, and "features and interviews that cover the culture and lifestyle of today's Mac user."

Daniel Robillard is the editor-in-chief of the title, which will be published 8 times a year and have a circulation of 50,000 through a distribution deal with Source Interlink.

New magazine focuses on civic involvement

October 14, 2008 - ENGAGE is a new bimonthly that targets community, volunteer, and philanthropic organizations and those who are involved with their activities. Each issue contains analysis, advice, and commentary on civil society.

Maurice Mcleod is the editor of the magazine, which is the member publication of the UK's National Council for Voluntary Organisations but is available worldwide by subscription. Think Publishing handles production and advertising. Circulation exceeds 10,000.

Culture and arts magazine to debut

October 14, 2008 - ART IN SITE, a quarterly targeting artists and art enthusiasts in the US, Philippines, and global community, will launch in Jan. Content will focus on Filipino culture, art, and artists, including writers, filmmakers, sculptors, painters, digital artists, photographers, jeepney painters, graffiti artists, set designers, composers, and performance artists.

Patricia Laurel is the editor of the title, which will be published by the Manila Center for the Arts, Association of Artists and Writers, and will initially be distributed in the US (east and west coasts) and Manila. Canada and the rest of Asia should follow.

Magazine for Virginia's foodies

October 8, 2008 - FLAVOR, a quarterly epicurean lifestyle magazine that targets residents of VA's Piedmont region, launched in Jul.  Content includes profiles of local growers, producers, chefs, and artisans; travel; entertainment; design; wine tasting; cooking; dining; home gardening; and a calendar of events.

Melissa Harris is the editor of the title, which is produced by Piedmont Publications.

New magazine to target metrosexuals

October 8, 2008 - URBAN METRO is a new quarterly that will launch with a promotional edition on Oct 15.  The first quarterly edition will be out on Dec 15.  The magazine is aimed at urban metrosexuals and will feature sports, fashion, home, living, education, and economy/finance.

Anika Waltz-Cummings is the editor-in-chief of the title, which will be published by Ceaser Media Group LLC.  Initial distribution will be in NJ, NY, CT, PA, and Washington, DC.

InSync to be rebranded

October 8, 2008 - INSYNC, a World Publications bimonthly for watch enthusiasts, has been sold to Sandow Media and will be rebranded as WATCH JOURNAL.  The rebranded magazine will target ultra-affluent consumers and have more information about best watches and watch brands, and more male-oriented luxury lifestyle content, such as auto imports, jets, and boats.

Marie Picon is the editorial director.  The new title will make its debut in the second quarter of 2009, with a launch circulation between 60,000 and 75,000.  Distribution will focus on North America and Switzerland.

Street photography magazine launched

October 8, 2008 - I Heart Magazine is a just-launched street photography publication that targets photographers, designers, musicians, and collectors worldwide.  A feature on pop culture products is also included in the magazine.

Addam Winsenburg is the creative director of the title, which is produced in the US by I Heart Publishing and distributed globally.  The second issue will be out in Jan 2009, and Winsenburg hopes to publish triannually or quarterly.  Freelance photographic submissions are accepted.  Details are posted at

New magazine focuses on Hawaii's young adult scene

October 8, 2008 - CONTRAST is a free quarterly that targets 18- to 35-year-old Hawaiian residents and visitors.  Content includes art, music, travel, profiles of young professionals from HI, nightlife venues and events, sports, fashion, technology, and product reviews.

Daniel Ikaika Ito is the editor-in-chief of the magazine, which is published by Contrast Magazine LLC and has a circulation of 20,000.  Half the magazines are available at local advertisers and places frequented by the targeted demographic; 5,000 are distributed on the US west coast; and 5,000 in Japan.

UK autism magazine now available in North America

October 8, 2008 - THE AUTISM FILE is a 10-year-old UK quarterly that began a US/Canadian edition last month.  A Spain edition will launch in Nov.  The magazine is aimed at anyone with an interest in autism and covers medical, nutritional, and educational matters.

Polly Tommey is the editor-in-chief, and Teri Arranga is the editor of the North American edition.  Worldwide circulation is 36,500, and circulation for the North American edition is 20,000.  Sensinet Ltd is the publisher.

Moms who like yoga get new magazine

October 6, 2008 - YOGAMOM MAGAZINE launched in Sep and targets educated mothers and mothers-to-be "looking for creative and peaceful ways to relieve stress and promote health for themselves and their families."  Articles focus on health, beauty, relationships, eco-living, travel, pregnancy, education, food, finances, and yoga.  Celebrity interviews and book reviews are also included.

Celina Miller is the publisher and editor-in-chief of the quarterly, which is distributed in the US.

Fashionistas and art fans to get new magazine

October 6, 2008 - TAR, a biannual art and fashion magazine, will hit newsstands in a few weeks.  The magazine targets fashionistas and art aficionados.

Evanly Schindler is the editor of the title, which is published by Tar Art Media and distributed globally.

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One literary journal replaces another

October 6, 2008 - SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REVIEW, a biannual literary journal, has replaced SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ANTHOLOGY.  Like its predecessor, SCR publishes fiction and poetry, but the new magazine also includes creative nonfiction, plays, and screenplays.  New, emerging, and established authors are featured.

Annlee Ellingson is the editor-in-chief of the magazine, which is published by the University of Southern California and is available worldwide.  Submissions are welcome.  Details are posted at

OUR CANADA spins off sister publication

October 6, 2008 - MORE OF OUR CANADA launched in Sep as a spin-off of OUR CANADA.  Both publications are bimonthlies filled with reader submissions, but MORE OF OUR CANADA is published during OUR CANADA's "off" months.  The magazine targets those who take pride in Canada and includes stories about the country and its towns, communities, traditions, and people; gardening; recipes; a pen-pal feature; and a wheels column.

Peter Stockland is the editor-in-chief.  Reader's Digest Magazines Canada is the publisher.  There were 34,000 requests for the first issue of the subscription-only magazine.

Another new magazine for knitters

October 6, 2008 - DEBBIE BLISS KNITTING MAGAZINE launched Sep 5 from Soho Publishing.  The biannual targets new and accomplished knitters.  Content includes family and home decor patterns, an advice column for technical queries, interviews with designers, articles about people and places that inspire Bliss's patterns, and new yarns.

Editor Bliss is based in the UK, but the magazine is distributed internationally by subscription.


October 6, 2008 - AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT will replace CIRCULATION MANAGEMENT, a magazine aimed at b-to-b circulators, audience developers, and consumer-magazine consumer-marketers, effective with the Nov issue.  The rebranded publication will add online-only media entities to its target audience.  New content will focus on online marketing (including SEO and SEM); integrated multi-channel marketing; audience acquisition, behavior, and analytics across a variety of platforms; integrated database creation and management; and defining, creating, and leveraging “community.”

Tony Silber is the editor of the title, which is published ten times/year by Red 7 Media.

New magazine showcases champagne

October 6, 2008 - FINE CHAMPAGNE launched on May 23. The thrice-a-year title targets those who lead a luxurious lifestyle.  Articles focus on fine champagnes and the people behind them.

Editor-in-chief Pekka Nuikki is based in Finland, but the magazine, which has a circulation between 15,000 and 30,000 and is produced by Fine Publishing Ltd, is distributed worldwide.


New magazine focuses on American wine markets

October 6, 2008 - AMERICAN FINE WINE, a quarterly from Fine Publishing Ltd, launched in San Francisco on March 13.  It targets those who enjoy a luxurious lifestyle and focuses on North and South American wine markets, wine estates, and the people behind them.

Editor-in-chief Pekka Nuikki is based in Finland, but the magazine, which has a circulation between 10,000 and 15,000, is available worldwide.  It is also distributed to buyers of Bentleys and Maybachs, to American Express Platinum cardholders, on Sunseeker yacht cruises, and on NetJets private jets.

Local magazine launches in Cochrane, Canada

October 1, 2008 - COCHRANE CONNECTS is a biannual that launched last week.  It targets new and established residents of the eponymous Canadian town.  Content focuses on local people, places and events.

Brandi Dickman is the editor of the magazine, which is published by Frog Inc and has a circulation of 10,000+.  The magazine is delivered to all Cochrane households and at events and rack locations in Calgary.

Literary journal highlights mountain culture

October 1, 2008 - WHITEFISH REVIEW is a biannual literary journal based in Whitefish, MT that publishes fiction, non-fiction, poetry, art, photography, cartoons, and interviews, :with a slant toward mountain culture."

Brian Schott is the editor of the title, which is published by Buckshot Enterprises and distributed in bookstores, fly fishing stores, and other outlets in MT, CA, ID, MA, NH, and WA, and nationally by subscription.  Submissions are accepted.  Details are posted at

New magazine to feature creative women and their workspaces

October 1, 2008 - WHERE WOMEN CREATE will debut as a quarterly in Nov and target imaginative and inventive women.  Content will focus on creative women in a diversity of fields, and their workspaces.

The magazine will be distributed in the US and worldwide, and have a launch circulation of 24,000.  Stampington & Co and Chapelle Ltd will be the publishers.

New local to launch in AL

October 1, 2008 - SYLACAUGA MAGAZINE will launch on Oct 15 and be published every nine months by a partnership of the Sylacauga (AL) Chamber of Commerce and The Daily Home, a local newspaper.  Content will include local news; local attractions and tourism spots; industry; education; recreation; annual events; and listings of civic, social and professional organizations.

The magazine will be distributed to advertisers, in relocation packages, at the Chamber of Commerce, area visitor and information stands, retiree and tourism expositions, and state welcome centers.

New cultural journal accepts submissions

October 1, 2008 - FORGE is an independent "cultural journal" that includes fiction, poetry, artwork, photography, and reviews of films and music.

Leif Milliken, Michael Moore, and Melissa Wolfe are the editors of the biannual, which is distributed in the US.  FORGE accepts freelance submissions.  Details are posted at

New magazine for football fans

October 1, 2008 - BLITZ is a new quarterly from Spann & McCormick Publishing.  It targets football fans and covers professional football (NFL, Canadian, Arena), as well as college, high school, and Pop Warner ball.

James McCormick is the editor-in-chief of the title, which has a circulation of 55,000 throughout the US and Canada.

Fast News – more new magazines 

October 1, 2008
NANO FICTION is a biannual literary journal published by the University of Houston. Content includes short stories, prose, experimental works, and comics. Freelance submissions are accepted. For details, go to
SIGNAL BUTTE is published three times a year by Dickinson State University (ND) and targets fans of the school. The focus is on in-depth human interest stories.
MUSINGS is a quarterly literary journal that targets those who spend time on "introspection, self-reflection, and brainstorming." Co-editors Risikat Okedeyi and Kimberly C. Gaines accept submissions. Details are posted at
US WEEKLY plans a fashion quarterly to launch next spring. Content will include fashion and shopping advice from makeup artists and stylists. The initial print run will be 450,000. Wenner Media LLC is the publisher.

Milwaukee to get new magazine

September 29, 2008 - ALT- will launch next month as a free quarterly in Milwaukee and target 18- to 40-year-old residents of and visitors to the city.  Content will focus on new and alternative music, entertainment, artists, designers, economics, dining and bars, and events.

Hanna Swanson is the editor of the magazine, which will have a circulation of 5,000 and be distributed at various venues around Milwaukee.  Alt- Inc is the publisher. News of unique events and people can be emailed to or sent at

Food Network host to launch magazine

September 29, 2008 - SANDRA LEE SEMI-HOMEMADE will be a bimonthly that will debut with the Feb/Mar 2009 issue.  The target audience with be home and style enthusiasts.  Content will include entertaining tips, home decor advice, and recipes.

Hoffman Media LLC will publish the magazine, which will have a print run of 280,000.

Beantown has new sports magazine

September 29, 2008 - OT, which stands for Our Town/Our Teams, is a new weekly targeting fans of Boston's sports teams.  Content will include sports analysis, game previews, and fantasy sports reports.

Mark Cofman is the editor of the magazine, which is published by THE BOSTON GLOBE and has a launch press run of 20,000.  The title is sold at 420 locations from southern NH to southern RI.

Children's fantasy magazine to launch

September 29, 2008 - LABYRINTH'S DOOR is an advertising-free, bimonthly fantasy magazine targeting 8- to14-year-olds.  Each issue will contain fantasy/adventure stories, poems, mazes, puzzles, a young author story, how to draw pictures, and a comic section.

Jacquitta McManus is the editor of the title, which will be published by Worlds To Discover, LLC and distributed in the US.  Freelance submissions are welcome from adults and from young authors age 8-17.  Guidelines for adults are posted at Guidelines for young authors are posted at

LA luxury to be spotlighted in new magazine

September 29, 2008 - HOMEFRONT LA will launch in Jan 2009 and target individuals who appreciate luxury.  Content will focus on home life, design, and décor, and include profiles of LA homes and landmarks; trends; Q&As with architects, builders, designers and other professionals; neighborhood resources; and first-person essays.

Michael Cannell is the editor of the magazine which will be published 10 times/year and be delivered to 20,000 high-income homeowners in Bel Air, Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Downtown LA, Hancock Park, Hollywood Hills, Holmby Hills, Malibu, Marina Del Ray, Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, Westwood, West Hollywood, and West LA, and to 10,000 realtors, architects, designers and other industry professionals.  It will also be available at select newsstands in LA and NYC.  JD McRae is the publisher.

Anti-aging magazine to launch

September 29, 2008 - ELIXIR INTERNATIONAL will launch in Oct and target individuals who seek longer, better lives.  Content will focus on anti-aging, cosmeceuticals, nutraceuticals, cosmetic surgery and dentistry, and aesthetics, and include celebrity interviews, hair anti-age reviews, and health spa reviews.

Oskar Keysell is the editor of the glossy, which will be published in the UK by Elixir Press Ltd and be available internationally by subscription.  It will also be distributed free to spas, cruise ships, luxury hotels, gyms, airport business lounges, and on private charter jets.  The initial print run will be 100,000 copies.  In 2009, the magazine will be published in Mar, Jun, and Sep.

American Express Publishing to launch luxury lifestyle title

September 29, 2008 - ELEVATIONS is a new quarterly from American Express Publishing that will target those who enjoy a luxury lifestyle.  Content will include sports, home decorating, fashion, art, culture, travel, dining, and a regular column by professional golfer Nick Faldo.

A global circulation of 50,000 will be achieved via distribution to Ritz-Carlton Club and Residences and mailing to the homes of club members.

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September 29, 2008 - DRUGSTORE CANADA replaced PHARMACY POST this month.  The new Rogers Publishing Ltd business-to-business title still targets pharmacists and business owners, but the relaunched magazine has regular sections devoted to over-the-counter and natural health products; cosmetics, skin care, and personal care trends and products; strategies and tips on managing the store and staff; trends and tips on front store categories and merchandising; new products available to drugstores for the coming season; and leisure pursuits such as travel, food and wine, contests, and reviews.

Vicki Wood is the editor-in-chief of the monthly, which has a circulation of 16,500 and is distributed in Canada and the US.

Bilingual magazine highlights global fashion

September 29, 2008 - DEPESHA launched in NY as a bilingual (English and Russian) biannual on Sep 11 and targets the hip affluent.  Content focuses on global fashion, designers, beauty, and lifestyle trends.

Stephan Rabimov is the editor-in-chief of the glossy, which has a circulation of 5,000 and is available in the US and Russia.

Bioscience magazine to launch in Michigan

September 29, 2008 - BIOMATTERS will launch as a biannual in Nov and target Michigan's bioscience companies, academic and research institutions, bioscience service providers, and related organizations.  Content will focus on discoveries, trends, issues, and personalities in the state's bioscience community, as well as funding sources.

Jayne Berkaw is the editor of the magazine, which will be published by MichBio and have a circulation of 5,000+.

New literary journal from the San Francisco's Bay Area

September 29, 2008 - BEESWAX MAGAZINE is a quarterly independent journal of literature and art.  Content includes fiction, poetry, non-fiction, travel writing, visual art, and cross-genre and collaborative works.  The target audience is anyone "interested in writing as tangible art."

Laureen Mahler and John Peck are the co-editors of the magazine, which is available in San Francisco's Bay Area bookstores and internationally by subscription.  Submissions are welcome.  Details are posted at

Magazine for business professionals debuts

September 24, 2008 - STRATEGY debuted on newsstands this month and targets business professionals.  Content focuses on accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, information technology, management, marketing, real estate, and supply chains. Also covered are environmentally-friendly business strategies, shady business matters and how to prevent them, laws and public policy, international business and news, strategies to and from CEOs, style, travel, dining, and lifestyle issues.

Mavian Arocha is the editor of the bimonthly, which is published by Strategy Magazine LLC and has a circulation of 50,000.  Currently, distribution is limited to the US.

New magazine for fans of poetry and art

September 24, 2008 - ORANGES AND SARDINES is a quarterly poetry and art magazine.  The journal features both conventional and experimental poetry, as well as photography and paintings that are accompanied by interviews with the artists.

Didi Menendez is the publisher and editor-in-chief of the title, which is produced in the US and available internationally.  Submissions are welcome.  Guidelines are posted at

Self-improvement magazine launches

September 24, 2008 - THE INDICATOR is a new quarterly from Grateful Life Publications that targets "people who are seeking change in their lives through positive thinking and attitudes."  Content includes celebrity interviews, profiles of advice gurus, recipes, fiction, and articles on personal development, empowerment, family lore, and travel.

Beth and Lee McCain are the editors of the magazine, which is available in the US and has a circulation of 25,000.

Another green magazine enters the marketplace

September 24, 2008 - GREEN LIFESTYLES ON PLANET PARADISE is a new quarterly that targets individuals interested in sustainable living.  Content focuses on architecture, art, ecotravel, energy, interiors, outdoors, communities, food and wine, and mind, body, and spirit.

Joey Best is the editor/publisher of the title, which is distributed in the US and Canada.

Knitters have new magazine

September 24, 2008 - FONS & PORTER'S LOVE OF KNITTING debuted this month. Content focuses on projects for various skill levels; garments for babies, children, and adults; knitting lessons; tips; products; and book notes.

DeElda Wittmack is the editor of the quarterly, which has a circulation of 180,000 and is distributed in the US, Canada, and the UK. Crafts Media LLC is the publisher.

South Floridians to get magazine devoted to wellness and sports

September 22, 2008 - SOBEFIT is a bimonthly from MPG Publishing that will be available to the public on Dec 24 and target South Floridians.  Content will focus on fitness, nutrition, health, and sports.

Marta Montenegro is the editor-in-chief of the title, which is expected to reach 115,000+ readers via newsstand sales, subscriptions, and distribution to gyms, hospitals, doctors' offices, malls, restaurants, grocery stores, and colleges.

New journal showcases literary works of African Americans

September 22, 2008 - REVERIE is a quarterly featuring literature by African Americans.  Content includes poetry, short stories, and essays but excludes urban crime fiction and erotica.

Heather Buchanan is the editor-in-chief of the title, which is published by Aquarius Press and available in the US, Canada, Mexico, and outside North America. Submissions are accepted.  For details, go to and click on subscription_info.doc.

New journal examines feminist approaches to bioethics

September 22, 2008 - THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FEMINIST APPROACHES TO BIOETHICS (IJFAB) is a new biannual targeting members of the International Network on Feminist Approaches to Bioethics.  Content includes articles on ethical issues related to health, health care, and biomedical sciences; book reviews; and commentaries on policy issues, legislation, court decisions, or other contemporary developments within bioethics.

Mary C. Rawlinson is the editor of the title, which is published by Indiana University Press and is available internationally.  IJFAB invites submissions on any topic in bioethics.  Guidelines are posted at

New manga title debuts

September 22, 2008 - GHETTOMANGA is a new quarterly from ghostWerks Publishing that targets fans of and has content surrounding hip hop, art, music, culture, and comics.

Samax Amen is the editor of the magazine, which is currently distributed in stores in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, and Houston, and nationally by subscription.

Magazine to cover everything Indian

September 22, 2008 - MUTINY will launch as a monthly on Oct 2 and "cover everything Indian, from politics to movies."  Indians worldwide will be the target market.

Jacob Joseph Puthenparambil is the editor-in-chief of the magazine, which will have a global circulation of 10,000 and be published by Mutiny Media Private Ltd.

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Disney fans to get new magazine

September 22, 2008 - CELEBRATIONS will be a new bimonthly targeting Disney fans.  According to Tim Foster, who co-edits the magazine with Lou Mongello, "We are still holding out hope for [a] September [debut], but it's more likely the first issue will be reaching people by the first or second week of October."  Content will focus on events and attractions at Disney theme parks and resorts, past and present films, and Disney history.  Games and scavenger hunts will also be included.

The title, which will be published by Celebrations Press Inc, will be distributed internationally.

Philadelphia to get eco-conscious magazine

September 22, 2008 - GRID will launch as a bimonthly in Philadelphia on Feb 15, 2009. The target audience will be advocates of community sustainability.  Content will focus on food, shelter, energy, transportation, ecology and culture.

Alex Mulcahy is the editor of the title, which will be published by Red Flag Media.  While the magazine's focus will be on Philadelphia, it will be available throughout the US by subscription.  Parties interested in writing, drawing, or doing photography for GRID should email

DC fashionistas get new magazine

September 19, 2008 - FW, a fashion magazine, was just launched by Washington Post Media.  It targets sophisticated shoppers in the District of Columbia.  Content highlights style trends, local designers, boutique owners, celebrities, and fashion-focused books.

The second issue of FW will be published in Nov.  It will be monthly in 2009.  Jennifer Barger is the editor of the glossy, which is distributed with The Washington Post to nearly 100,000 subscribers and is also available at upscale boutiques, salons, restaurants, and hotels around the DC metro area.

Local magazine launches in GA

September 17, 2008 - DOWNHOME is a new quarterly that targets residents of Colquitt County, GA.  Content focuses on local history, food, citizens, events, adventures, challenges, and accomplishments.

Kevin Hall is the editor of the magazine, which is published by THE MOULTRIE OBSERVER.

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BATEAU sails onto the literary scene

September 17, 2008 - BATEAU is a biannual literary magazine of poetry, flash fiction, short plays, mini reviews, comic strips, and graphic narratives.

James Grinwis is the editor of the title, which is published by Bateau Press and is available in the US.  Submissions are accepted.  Details are posted at

Dallas/Houston publication expands its reach

September 17, 2008 - ENVY, a monthly lifestyle magazine from Envy Publications that targets style-conscious 25- to 34-year-olds, has just added an Austin edition to its existing line-up of Dallas and Houston issues.  There are also plans to launch in San Antonio.  Content focuses on music, film, fashion and beauty, technology, eco-friendly endeavors, sports, automobiles, art and culture, social events, dining and entertainment, neighborhood destinations, and celebrity interviews.

Paul Salfen is the editor-in-chief of the title, with an expected circulation exceeding 150,000.

Younger seniors targeted by new magazine

September 17, 2008 - GO-55 PLUS launched in Aug as a biannual aimed at younger senior citizens, specifically those in the 55-70 age bracket.

Cheryl Saper is the editor of the magazine, which is published by Communications Solutions and has a circulation of 15,000.  The title is distributed in Winnipeg.

Bluegrass fans to get new magazine

September 17, 2008 - JERUSALEM RIDGE MAGAZINE will debut at the Bluegrass Celebration, Oct. 2-5th in Rosine, KY.  The quarterly will target enthusiasts of bluegrass music and include news, profiles, and interviews spotlighting bluegrass performers, supporters, and fans.

Ron Malec is the editor of the title, which will be published by Keystone Direct and have a launch circulation of 7,500.  The magazine will be distributed through acoustic music retailers, record dealers, bluegrass festivals, and concert venues throughout the US and Canada, and internationally by subscription.

One literary magazine replaces another

September 17, 2008 - NEW SOUTH has replaced GSU REVIEW as Georgia State University's art and literature journal.  The new magazine, a biannual, is published by the school.  Contents include fiction and poetry from emerging and established artists.

James May is the editor of the title, which is available in the US. Submissions are accepted.  Details are posted at

Fashion magazine launches from San Francisco

September 17, 2008 - ONE EIGHTY debuted this month.  The biannual covers fashion, art, photography, and lifestyle in San Francisco, the US, and international cities.  The target market is fashionistas.

Cheryl Locke and Jonathan Kyle Farmer are the editors of the magazine, which is published by Academy of Art University.  Eleven thousand copies of the launch issue are available at galleries, cafes, museums, and bookstores throughout San Francisco and at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York.

Women in the Volunteer State to get new magazine

September 15, 2008 - SERENDIPITY is a free monthly that will debut on Oct 1 and target women in northeast TN.  Content will focus on finance, relationships, fashion, home decorating, health, and history. Horoscopes, recipes, puzzles, book and restaurant reviews, and community events will also be included.

Janet Cose is the editor of the magazine, which will be produced by Clinch Mountain Publishers.  The title will initially be distributed in wire racks in the region, but subscriptions will be added in the future.

Granite State gets new monthly

September 15, 2008 - THE NEW HAMPSHIRE TROUBADOUR is a new monthly targeting residents of and visitors to the Granite State.  Content focuses on the state's history and heritage, towns, natural topography, tourism and sites, economic development, landmarks, and people and groups who make "a positive difference in their community."

Mike DeBlasi and David Lazar are the editors of the magazine, which has a circulation of 50,000 and is given away free in NH.  The magazine does not accept advertising.  Robert Finlay is the publisher.

Canadian men to get new magazine

September 15, 2008 - THE MALE PERSPECTIVE will launch is Jan as a bimonthly targeting 28- to 54-year-old Canadian men with average household incomes of $75,000.  Content will include sports, entertainment, technology, business and finance, food and wine, health and fitness, and automobiles.

Mike Dunphy is the editor/publisher of the magazine, which will have a circulation of 75,000, with 40,000 newsstand issues and 35,000 distributed at sporting events and special promotions.

Magazine targets conscious-living vendors

September 15, 2008 - INSPIRED RETAILER is a new quarterly from Continuity Publishing that targets retailers and wholesalers of conscious-living products.  Content includes business advice; interviews with market leaders; reviews of gifts, books, and music; general news for independent retailers; and products such as candles, organic food and personal care items, meditation aids, and yoga supplies.

Kathy McGee is the editor-in-chief of the magazine, which has a subscription list of 9,000 and is free to retailers in the US. Paid international subscriptions are also available. News about newly-released or soon-to-be-released products can be submitted at


September 15, 2008 - FINANCIAL POST MAGAZINE is the new name of FINANCIAL POST BUSINESS, which targets subscribers of Canada's National Post newspaper and is distributed 11 times a year inside the paper.  The renamed magazine will have more content on investing, personal finance, and entrepreneurs and entrepreneurialism.

Brian Banks is the editor of the title, which has a circulation of 200,000+ and is published by Canwest Global Communications Corp.

Canadian magazine focuses on sex

September 15, 2008 - THE MOOSE & PUSSY is a new literature and art quarterly that focuses on erotica and targets fans of the genre.  Content includes essays, stories, poetry, humor, and art with a sexual or romantic theme.

Jeff Blackman, Jeremy Hanson-Finger, Kate Maxfield, and Rachael Simpson are the co-editors of the magazine, which is currently distributed in Ottawa but will be available by subscription in Jan. In/Words Magazine & Press is the publisher.  Freelance submissions are welcome.  Details are posted at

New literary journal seeks submissions

September 15, 2008 - FIFTH WEDNESDAY JOURNAL is a biannual literary magazine of "traditional, realistic, modern, and experimental" poems, short stories, nonfiction compositions, and photo essays.

Vern Miller is the editor of the title, which is published by Fifth Wednesday Books and is available in the US, and internationally by subscription.  Freelance submissions are welcome.  Details are posted at

PARENTING to separate based on demographics

September 15, 2008 - PARENTING EARLY YEARS will target parents of newborns to preschoolers, and PARENTING SCHOOL YEARS will target parents of kids from kindergarten to fifth grade.  Both with be the offspring of PARENTING when the original publication ceases in 2009. The two magazines will continue to cover child-rearing, children's and women's health, diet and nutrition, beauty marital relationships, getting organized, travel, and seasonal ideas, but they will do it differently based on the demographics of their targeted audiences.

Susan Kane will be the editor of both titles, which will be published by Bonnier Corp and be distributed in the US, Canada, and internationally by subscription.  PARENTING EARLY YEARS will have a circulation of 1.65 million; PARENTING SCHOOL YEARS, 500,000.

Locavores in Manhattan get new magazine

September 11, 2008- EDIBLE MANHATTAN launched on Sep 10, targeting foodies in Gotham.  Content focuses on local growers, producers, and restaurants; ethnic eats; tales from NY chefs; culinary history; and epicurean trends.

Gabrielle Langholtz is editor of the bimonthly, which is published by Edible Communities and has a circulation of 100,000.  The magazine is distributed at local eateries and bookstores, and internationally by subscription.

Magazine combines poetry and visual arts

September 10, 2008 - THE LUMBERYARD is a new biannual that targets poetry and visual arts fans, as well as prospective poetry aficionados by using "the power of the visuals to draw people in."

Jen Woods is the editor-in-chief of the magazine, which is self-published in the US and distributed internationally. Freelance submissions are accepted. Details are posted at

Green-lifestyle parenting magazine to launch

September 10, 2008 - MINDFUL MAMA, a green-lifestyle magazine that targets parents and parents-to-be who are "passionate about creating a better world," will launch in Nov.  Content will focus on pregnancy, birth, and raising a family.

Sarah Kraft is the editor of the title, which will be published by Rhythm of Life, LLC and distributed internationally.  Launch circulation will be 100,000.  The magazine will be a biannual through 2009.  The goal thereafter is quarterly in 2010 and bimonthly in 2011.  Query letters for freelance articles are welcome.  Details are posted at In 2008, 2% of MINDFUL MAMA profits will be donated to International Midwife Assistance, a charitable organization, whose mission is to raise the standard of maternal/infant care in developing nations and areas experiencing crises in maternal/infant care.

New poetry magazine launches

September 10, 2008 - KNOCKOUT is a new biannual that targets readers of poetry.  Brett Ortler and Jeremy Halinen are the editors of the magazine, which is available in bookstores in MN and WA, and nationally by subscription.

Ortler and Halinen accept freelance poetry submissions.  Details are posted at

New kids' magazine to launch in Canada

September 10, 2008 - KIDZINE will launch this month and target 6- to 12-year-olds in the Peel region surrounding Toronto.  Each issue will have games, puzzles, stories, and activities.

Sharon Foster is the editor of the self-published monthly, which will have a circulation of 20,000 and be distributed in Brampton and Mississauga, Canada.

Pro football team and publisher collaborate to launch men's health magazine

September 10, 2008 - NEW YORK GIANTS HEALTH MONITOR launched on Sep 4 as a patient-education quarterly that targets male-condition sufferers over the age of 40.  Content includes medical news, therapies, general health and wellness information, as well as personal condition stories of NFL players, coaches, and trainers.

Marc Lichter is the editor of the title, which has a circulation of 1 million and is distributed at Giants Stadium, in doctors' offices in the NY/ NJ area, and via direct mail to NY Giants season ticket holders and customers on the waiting list.  The magazine is a joint publication of the NY Giants and Health Monitor Network.

Magazine will target intellectually-curious, well-read

September 10, 2008 - EMPRISE REVIEW will debut as a quarterly literary anthology this holiday season and target the "well-read...intellectually-curious person."  Content will include non-fiction, fiction, photography, and poetry.

Patrick James McAllaster and Kris Loveless are the editors-in-chief of the magazine, which will initially be distributed in AR, AZ, TX, and France.  Freelance submissions are accepted.  Guidelines are posted at

New cardiology subspecialty journal to launch

September 10, 2008 - CIRCULATION: CARDIOVASCULAR GENETICS, a new cardiology subspecialty journal from the American Heart Association, will launch in Oct.  Content will focus on research on population genetics and biomarkers; clinical trials in pharmacogenetics; advances in molecular genetics, genomics, proteomics, metabolomics and systems biology; methods in genetics and clinical interpretation; and controversies in cardiovascular genetics.

Ramachandran S. Vasan is the editor of the bimonthly, which will be published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and be available worldwide. CIRCULATION: CARDIOVASCULAR GENETICS is the last of 6 journals launching under the CIRCULATION banner in 2008.  The other 5 are CIRCULATION: ARRYTHMIA AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, CIRCULATION: HEART FAILURE, CIRCULATION: CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING, CIRCULATION: CARDIOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS, and CIRCULATION: CARDIOVASCULAR QUALITY AND OUTCOMES

Global defense community gets new magazine

September 10, 2008 - JANE'S INDUSTRY QUARTERLY is a new supplement to JANE'S DEFENCE WEEKLY.  The magazine targets those involved in the global defense industry and manufacturing. Content focuses on superpower nations, the global defense market, opportunities and threats for the West, global trends in defense procurement and emerging markets, energy and the defense industry, defense expenditures and forecasts, exports and global influence, and global mergers and acquisitions activity in the aerospace and defense sectors.

Guy Anderson is the editor of the magazine, which has an international circulation of 25,000 and is published by Jane's Information Group.  In addition to being sent to subscribers of JANE'S DEFENCE WEEKLY, the quarterly supplement can be ordered as a stand-alone publication and will be distributed at professional defense conferences.

Network of home magazines launches its 12th regional edition

September 8, 2008 - LUXE ARIZONA is the 12th regional home magazine from Sandow Media.  It targets affluent readers and showcases luxury residential architecture, design, interiors, and products.

Pamela Jaccarino is the executive editor of the quarterly, which is distributed in the US.

Manga magazine targets US and Canadian fans

September 8, 2008 - YEN PLUS is a manga anthology magazine that specifically targets US and Canadian fans of the genre. The monthly includes shojo and shonen stories.

Kurt Hassler is the editorial director of the title, which is published by Yen Press, an imprint of Hachette Book Group. Project pitches are welcome. Details are posted at

Fashion magazine to launch in NY

September 8, 2008 - OBSERVER STYLE will be a new fashion magazine published by THE NEW YORK OBSERVER and inserted, twice a year, into all subscriber and newsstand copies of the paper. The biannual glossy will also be distributed in 4- and 5-star Manhattan hotels.  Content will include "fashion and jewelry spreads, satires, and irreverent commentary."

Jenna Hollander-Essig will be the editor of the publication, which will launch in Nov and have a circulation of 58,000.

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New magazine for fiction and poetry

September 8, 2008 - LOW RENT is an independent bimonthly that features fiction and poetry and targets fans of the same.  W.P. Hughes is the editor of the title, which is published in the US and is available internationally.

Freelance submissions are welcome.  Details are posted at

Magazine focuses on sustainable planet

September 8, 2008 - ETHICAL LIVING is a bimonthly from Ethical Publishing Ltd.  The magazine targets individuals who want "to make a positive difference [in] the world."  Content focuses on environmental and social concerns, as well as fashion, health, beauty, home and garden, food and drink, travel, work and finance, and family life.

Editor Kim Marks is based in the UK, but the title, which has a circulation of 10,000, is distributed globally by subscription.

Magazine relaunches under new publisher

September 8, 2008 - JANE AUSTEN'S REGENCY WORLD has just relaunched under a new publisher, Lansdown Media Ltd.  The bimonthly targets fans of the eponymous author and focuses on Austen's life and times, actresses who have portrayed her, celebrities who have been inspired by her, first editions, and festivals and exhibits.

Editor Tim Bullamore is based in the UK, but 50% of the magazine's sales take place in the US.

Magazine for those who revere St. Paul

September 8, 2008 - PAULUS is an international monthly that commemorates St. Paul.  The magazine has articles about St. Paul's life and places that were relevant to him, and includes contributions from historians, theologians, and church officials.

Ampelio Crema is the editor of the title, which is published in English and Italian and has a circulation of 45,000.  PAULUS is available by subscription and in Catholic bookstores, and is published by the Society of St. Paul and H20News.

Self-improvement magazine debuts

September 8, 2008 - THINK BIG is a self-improvement, personal-development bimonthly that targets business owners between the ages of 30 and 50.  Content focuses on inspiration, success against odds, wisdom from teachers and achievers, leadership profiles, positive transformations, philanthropic causes, business techniques and start-ups, wealth creation and investment, travel and adventure, health, and cars.

Editor Michael Walls is based in Australia, but the magazine is available internationally by subscription.  Mindset Media is the publisher of the title, which has a circulation in excess of 16,000.

New fashion magazine launches from London

September 4, 2008 - DISTILL, a fashion bimonthly, will make its public debut in March.  It targets "creative professionals" and covers commentary on women's wear, men's wear, streetwear and accessories, web fashion, and popular culture.

Colin McDowell is the editor-in-chief of the title, which is produced by Craft Publishing.  Though printed in the UK, the magazine will be available globally.

New magazine for iPhone users

September 4, 2008 - iPHONE LIFE, a quarterly, will hit newsstands on Sep 8 and be sent to subscribers of WINDOWS MOBILE and SMARTPHONE & POCKET PC, the latter of which will cease publication in Nov.  The new magazine targets end-users of the iPhone and iPod Touch, and includes articles and advice on using the gadgets at work and school, iTunes, accessories, software, and Web applications.

Rich Hall is the editor of the title, which has a launch issue circulation of 110,000 and an 85/15 US/international distribution. Thaddeus Computing is the publisher.

New magazine for fans of the arts

September 4, 2008 - 2WICE is a biannual, interdisciplinary journal that focuses on and targets fans of art, film, fashion, design, dance, and performance.

Patsy Tarr is the editor-in-chief of the magazine, which is published by the 2wice Arts Foundation.  The title is available by subscription and in bookstores and on newsstands throughout the US.

New magazine for fans of Virginia Tech and sports

September 4, 2008 - INSIDE HOKIE SPORTS is a monthly from Virginia Tech that targets fans of the university and sports, in general. The magazine includes coverage of Olympic sports, former VT athletes who are now pros, VT teams, compliance, student life, and marketing.

Jimmy Robertson is the editor of the publication, which is available in the US and Canada by subscription.

New community magazine in NC

September 4, 2008 - TRIANGLE EAST is a bimonthly from Cherokee Publishing that targets residents of Eastern Wake and Johnston counties in NC.  Coverage is dedicated to profiles of communities and people, fashion, children and parenting, food, local sites and travel, shopping, and a calendar of local events.

Bill Zadeits is the editor of the magazine, which has a readership of more than 48,000.

New magazine highlights eco-conscious clothing and accessories

September 4, 2008 - PEPPERMINT is a quarterly that targets individuals interested in sustainable living.  Content focuses on vintage, second-hand, recycled, fair trade, organic, natural, locally-made, or environmentally-sensitive businesses, art, products, and fashion and accessories.  Coverage of music, books, and movies, and interviews with designers and people in the environmental field are also included.

Editor Kelley Sheenan is based in Australia, but the magazine, with a circulation of 10,000, is available globally by subscription. PEPPERMINT accepts article queries from freelance writers at

New regional for CO

September 4, 2008 - GRAND VALLEY MAGAZINE will hit the streets of Grand Valley (CO) on Sept 25.  The magazine will target residents of and visitors to the area.  The focus will be on regional art and music, neighborhoods, travel, outdoors, wheels, work and finance, food and drink, and health.

Margaret Allyson is the editor of the monthly, which will have an initial print run of 7,500 and a projected increase to 15,000 for its second year.  Grand Valley Magazine, Inc is the publisher.  The glossy will be distributed throughout the western slope of CO (Grand Junction, Fruita, Palisade, Clifton, Delta, Montrose, Battlement Mesa, Glenwood Springs, and numerous rural communities in the area).

Fast News - more new magazines

September 4, 2008
DORA DRESS-UP AND GO, 007, and SHREK'S QUESTS are new biweekly titles from GE Fabbri. DORA DRESS-UP AND GO targets fans of animated cartoon character Dora the Explorer. Each issue features a Dora adventure and directions on making Dora accessories. 007 targets fans of the eponymously-numbered, fictional British spy. Content focuses on 007 action, villains, and locations. SHREK'S QUESTS targets young fans of the Dreamworks ogre and includes Shrek-themed adventures and activities.
WORLD OF CARS is published by Egmont Magazines. It targets 4- to 7-year-old boys and features comic strips, games, puzzles, and activities based on the movie CARS.
THE NORTH JEFFERSON VISION is published by the North Jefferson (AL) News and covers northern Jefferson County from Fultondale to Hayden. Circulation is 15,000+.
STUFFED, APRON•OLOGY, SOMERSET READER, ART QUILTING STUDIO, and GREENCRAFT MAGAZINE will be new titles from Stampington and Co in 2009. All publications will focus on crafts, except for SOMERSET READER, which will focus on fiction, poetry, and memoirs. Editors of all these publications are accepting freelance submissions. For details, go to and click on the appropriate magazine.

Bloggers have new magazine

September 2, 2008 - BLOGHOLOGY is quarterly that targets bloggers.  Articles focus on improving writing skills, making money online, search engine optimization, and trends in the blogging industry.

Mert Erkal is the editor-in-chief of the title, which has a circulation of 50,000+ and is published by SC Interactive Global Media.  The magazine is distributed in the US and Europe.

RISE relaunched, rebranded

September 2, 2008 - ESPN RISE has taken the place of RISE.  The new magazine maintains its predecessor's content, highlighting the accomplishments and lifestyles of high school athletes, but it has added features on action sports and sports that teens compete in outside of school.  The target market is 12- to 17-year-olds.

Jon Segal is the editor-in-chief of the title, which is published 8 times a year by ESPN.  The magazine is customized for and distributed in 25 US markets, including AZ, FL, IN, MN, NJ, and OR.

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Caribbean title targets socially-conscious youth

September 2, 2008 - R.A.S.H., which stands for Rage Art Soul Heart, is a bimonthly that targets socially-conscious youth.  Content includes arts and entertainment; non-governmental organizations and charities; fashion; young entrepreneurs; and the creative works of young writers, poets, artists, and singers.

Editor-in-chief Lennox Martin is based in Trinidad and Tobago, but the magazine is also available in Canada and London.  RASH Productions is the publisher.

New magazine for WI businesswomen will barely touch on lifestyle issues

September 2, 2008 - WOMEN IN WISCONSIN BUSINESS, a quarterly for WI's female business managers, executives, and entrepreneurs, will debut with the Oct issue of CORPORATE REPORT WISCONSIN. Bob Warde, editorial director of CORPORATE REPORT, says that the new magazine will profile "...successful women and their secrets, [such as] breaking through the glass ceiling, finding startup capital for their businesses, and navigating office politics," but will "...avoid lifestyle with the exception of work/life balance and reducing stress." He adds that an editor has not yet been named, but there is "...a final short list of women from which we will choose prior to the first edition."

Midwest Business Media is the publisher of the magazine, which will have a circulation of 20,000 and be distributed throughout WI.

Magazine for northeast Indiana's business community

September 2, 2008 - EMPHASIS is a biweekly published by the Greater Fort Wayne (IN) Chamber of Commerce and is included in the GREATER FORT WAYNE BUSINESS WEEKLY.  The target market is the business community in northeast IN.  The magazine includes articles on area commercial, industrial, and professional activities, and profiles of Chamber members.

Nicole Wilkins is the editor of the title, which has circulation of 11,000 and is distributed in an 11-county area around Fort Wayne.

Marketing professionals get new magazine

September 2, 2008 - MARKETING is a new title from Sledgehammer Communications that targets marketing industry and business leaders.  Content focuses on branding, icons, Internet marketing, and the growing Malaysian market.

Editor Harmandar Singh is based in Malaysia, but the magazine is available worldwide by subscription.  The launch circulation of the bimonthly was 11,000.

Magazine touts economic growth in Palmetto State

August 27, 2008 - SCBIZ is a quarterly that publicizes South Carolina's economy.  It targets the state's business, government, and civic leaders.  Articles focus on innovations, cross-industry partnerships, ports, logistics, distribution, construction, and people who make a difference.

The magazine has a target mailing to approximately 20,000 SC decision-makers and is also available by subscription.   Bob Bouyea is the executive director.  The publisher is SC BIZ NEWS, LLC.  Press releases, story ideas, or other information should be sent to Andy Owens, managing editor, at

New literary magazine to launch

August 27, 2008: THE NORMAL SCHOOL is a literary biannual magazine that will debut in the fall and feature nonfiction, fiction, poetry, criticism, and culinary adventure journalism.

Editors Steven Church, Sophie Beck, and Matt Roberts accept freelance submissions. Guidelines are posted at The Press at California State University, Fresno is the publisher of the title. The magazine will be available in the US, Canada, and globally by subscription.

New magazine for Lone Star State

August 27, 2008 - TEXAS MAGAZINE will launch as a bimonthly on Sep 15 and .target Texas residents and visitors.  Articles will explore the arts, culture, travel, business, health, and state projects.  A dining guide and calendar of local events by city will also be included.

Kelley Glick is the publisher of the title from Blue Sky Publications, LLC.  The magazine will be sold in more than1,500 retail locations throughout the state and be distributed to hotels and visitor centers. Article queries may be sent to

ClubCorp relaunches PRIVATE CLUBS

August 27, 2008 - PRIVATE CLUBS, a bimonthly luxury lifestyle magazine, has been relaunched by ClubCorp and targets the affluent.  Content centers on travel, food and drink, golf, fashion, wealth, technology, culture, and rides.

Don Nichols is the editor-in-chief of the title, which has a circulation of 209,295 and is mailed to ClubCorp members in the US, Canada, and overseas.


August 27, 2008 - TWIST, a monthly that targets fabric manufacturers and retailers, textile entrepreneurs, buyers, clothing makers and designers, spinners, wool merchants, and processors, will replace WOOL RECORD next month.  Coverage will be devoted to retailers; designers; global consumer markets; products such eco luxury and super luxury fabrics and yarns, wools for interiors, rare and specialty fibers, seasonal yarn and fabric collections, clothing for men/women/children, accessories, and lingerie; benefits of wool and other noble fibers; a glossary of technical terms; day-in-the life pieces from an industry members, interviews with an industry personalities; trends in the wool-textile industry; and advances in wool textile production and processing.

Jonathan Dyson is the editor of the publication, which will have an initial monthly circulation of 6,500 and increase to 10,000 in January. Like its predecessor, the new title, from the UK's Wool Textile Publications Ltd, will be distributed in the US, Canada, the UK and the rest Europe, Japan, China, South America, Russia, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.

New magazine for owners of utility vehicles

August 27, 2008 - SIDEBYSOURCE is a new magazine bound inside monthly issues of OFF-ROAD.  Owners of small utility or sport side-by-side vehicles comprise the target audience.  Content includes UTV technology, trail rides, product reviews, and race event coverage.

Jerrod Jones is the editor-in-chief of the title, which has a circulation of 60,000 and is distributed in the US and internationally.  Source Interlink Media is the publisher.

New magazine for Nepali expats

August 25, 2008 - GLOBAL NEPALI is an English language monthly targeting expatriate Nepalis in the US, UK, and around the world. Content focuses on the country's future prospects, trade, tourism, infrastructure, sustainable development, investments, and politics.

Narayan Prasad Adhikari is the editor.  Total Media Solutions is the publisher.

New magazine for meeting planners

August 25, 2008 - ONE+ is a new monthly that targets professional meeting planners and focuses on planning successful conferences. Content includes meeting destinations, measuring the effectiveness of conferences, new technology, connecting with audiences, and meeting strategies.  It is published by Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and replaces their prior monthly, THE MEETING PROFESSIONAL.

David R. Basler is the editor-in-chief of the title, which is available globally.  The launch issue was mailed to MPI's 24,000 worldwide members.

New magazine for achievers

August 25, 2008 - SELF IMPROVEMENT MAGAZINE will debut as a quarterly in October and target those who fashion themselves as achievers.  Content will focus on wealth creation, life purpose, well-being, personal effectiveness, leadership, communication, relationships, and goal-setting.

Tristan J. Loo is the editor of the title, which will have a launch circulation of 5,000 and be available at drop points throughout San Diego County, and nationally and internationally by subscription. Synergy Institute is the publisher.  Submissions from freelance writers are accepted.  Guidelines are posted at

New magazine for climbers

August 25, 2008 - DEAD POINT MAGAZINE will launch as a free bimonthly on Oct 15.  It will target young climbers.  Content will include climbing events, access, ascents, gear and apparel, and profiles of people involved with climbing activities.

Matt Stark is the editor of the publication, which will be distributed in climbing gyms and climbing gear shops in the US and Canada. Proposals for freelance articles are accepted.  Details are posted at

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Magazine targets Christians

August 25, 2008 - BACKYARD FRIENDS is a biannual that targets Christian readers and offers spiritual encouragement and insights, scripture quotations, and testimonials.

Cynthia Ruchti is the editor-in-chief of the magazine, which has a circulation of 5,000 and is available in the US, Canada, and some foreign countries.  Heartbeat of the Home is the publisher.

THE ECONOMIST has sister publication

August 25, 2008 - INTELLIGENT LIFE is a quarterly sister publication of THE ECONOMIST.  It is "aimed at readers who are curious [and] have wide interests."  Content includes travel, the arts, style, cultural icons, food and wine, philanthropy, sports, and technology.

Editor Tim de Lisle is based in London, but the magazine is available in the US and Canada by subscription.  Article pitches can be sent to

Another biomass title launches

August 21, 2008 - CANADIAN BIOMASS is a quarterly from Annex Publishing & Printing.  It targets Canadian forest industry professionals and includes news of the bioenergy market and energy industry, articles on the collection and processing of wood residue, opinion pieces from industry insiders, and market trend reports.

Scott Jamieson is the editor of the publication, which has a circulation of 21,000.

New magazine will explore vision

August 20, 2008 - GLIMPSE will launch this fall as a biannual that examines the functions, processes, and effects of vision and "its implications for being, knowing, and constructing our world(s)." Content spans the physical sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities.  The magazine targets scholarly and popular audiences, or as editor Megan Hurst writes, " and science geeks."

GLIMPSE is a publication of Mho Media and the Institute for the Future of Human Thought. Submissions of research articles, essays, interviews, book and film reviews, and visual spreads are welcomed. Details are posted at

Magazine has its eye on photographers

August 20, 2008 - 35MM is a quarterly that targets individuals interested in photography.  The focus (pun intended) is on camera formats and equipment, lighting tips, working in the darkroom and with software, photography schools, travel, exhibitions, recognized individuals in the photography community, and workshops.

Cynthia Pegolo is the editor of the title, which has a circulation of 5,000 and is distributed for free in Hawaii, LA, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.  Paid subscriptions are also available in the rest of the US, South America, and Europe.  The publisher is 35mm Revolution Eye.

New magazine relates pop culture and libations

August 20, 2008 - MUTINEER MAGAZINE is a beverage publication targeting the 21- to 35-year-old demographic, primarily on the US west coast.  Content focuses on music, wine, beer, film, fashion, spirits, writing, politics, and travel.

Alan Kropf is the editor-in-chief of the bimonthly.  Wine Mutineer LLC is the publisher.

Magazine targets beer aficionados

August 20, 2008 - BEER MAGAZINE targets drinkers and brewers of the beverage and focuses on taste tests, recipes, and beer events. Derek Buono is the executive editor of the bimonthly, which is distributed in the US and Canada.

Think Omnimedia LLC is the publisher.

New magazine for biomass industries

August 20, 2008 - BIOMASS MAGAZINE is a trade journal serving companies that use and/or produce power, fuels, and chemical feedstocks derived from biomass.  The monthly covers biorefining, dedicated energy crops, cellulosic ethanol, decentralized power, anaerobic digestion, and gasification.

Tom Bryan is the editorial director of the title, which accepts press releases, business and personnel briefs, and articles.  Details are posted at BBI International is the publisher of the magazine, which is distributed in the US, Canada, Mexico, and outside North America.

Woodlands and timber form plank of new magazine

August 18, 2008 - LIVING WOODS debuted in June and targets anyone with an interest in woodlands and forests.  Content includes woodland crafts and skills, sustaining woodlands and their biodiversity, foraging, bushcraft, projects using waste wood, and the therapeutic benefits of woods.

Editor Nick Gibbs is based in the UK, but the magazine is available worldwide by subscription.  Freshwood Publishing produces the bimonthly.

New magazine for Greenville, SC

August 18, 2008 - GREENVILLE targets residents of the eponymous SC city and includes news on local current events, businesses, and history; food and wine; health and wellness; education; finance; technology; the environment; economic development; real estate; diversity; travel; the arts; and profiles of surrounding cities.

Peachtree Media Group is the publisher of the monthly, which has a circulation of 20,000.  Elisabeth Parrish is the editor-in-chief.

Wedding magazine for the Old Line State

August 18, 2008 - THE SOUTHERN MARYLAND WEDDING GUIDE is a biannual that targets brides-to-be.  Content includes wedding trends and planning.

Kimberly Bean is the editor of the title, which has a circulation between 2,500 and 5,000 and is distributed at bridal shows, bridal shops, reception sites, floral shops, bakeries, grocery stores, and other retail locations throughout southern MD.  The publisher is the Southern Maryland Wedding Guide LLC.

New health magazine for patients

August 18, 2008 - SMART IDEAS is a primary care magazine targeted to patients of nurse practitioners.  The quarterly, from Rocket Science Publishing, focuses on chronic conditions and seasonal illnesses.

Jessica Kovler is the editor of the title, which has an annual circulation of 660,000 and is distributed by nurse practitioners throughout the US.

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New magazine will explore lifestyles of athletes and celebrities

August 18, 2008 - SET (SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT TODAY) will hit US newsstands in Sept.  The quarterly will target women and sports enthusiasts.  Content will focus on the lifestyles, families, vacations, and fashion of professional athletes and celebrities.

Danisha Rolle is publisher/editor of the title, which will have a circulation of 50,000 copies.

African American women to get new magazine

August 18, 2008 - THE KITCHEN SALON will debut this fall with a focus on African American natural hair and home-cooked meals. Other features will include health and the arts.  The publication is targeted to African American women between the ages of 21 and 35 who are college students or graduates with children and a moderate income.

The magazine will be self-published quarterly by editor Megan Davis and will initially be distributed in Toledo, OH.  Davis hopes to expand circulation into all of OH, MI, and IN.

MMOG players get new magazine

August 18, 2008 - MASSIVE GAMER targets players of massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs).  Regular columns include game reviews, a calendar of upcoming game releases and industry events, guild features, serialized fiction, and news about the gaming business.

Mark Arsenault is the editor-in-chief of the monthly, which is available on newsstands in the US and by subscription internationally.  The publisher is Massive Gamer Inc.

Fast News - more new magazines

August 18, 2008
HEALTH, MIND, BODY AND SOUL targets anyone with health needs or concerns and covers food, healthcare facilities, diagnostic procedures, and treatments. The free bimonthly is published by the Winnipeg Free Press. Ian Tizzard is the editor.
SIMPLY SUMNER is a bimonthly for residents of Sumner County, TN. The glossy focuses on news, trends, and entertainment in the area. Shantele Kempvanee is the editor of the publication, which has a circulation of 20,000 and is available on local newsstands. Timepiece Media is the publisher.
FIRST CITY REVIEW is a quarterly journal of pop culture, fiction, essays, poetry, and travel that covers life in Philadelphia. Editor Michael W. Pollock accepts freelance submissions. Details are posted at

Canadian magazine spotlights celebrities

August 14, 2008 - HELLO! CANADA is a weekly from Rogers Publishing that targets affluent Canadian women.  Content focuses on international and national celebrities, fashion, beauty, décor, food, and health.

Tracey McKinely is the executive publisher of the title, which has a circulation of 75,000.

Magazine for motorsport enthusiasts

August 13, 2008 - CRUZIN' SOUTH is a bimonthly that targets motorsport fans and participants in southern AR and MS.  Content includes bikes, custom cars, hot rods, go-karts, NASCAR and other racing events, charity shows, and profiles of local racing celebrities.

Donna Wadford is the editor and publisher of the title, which has a circulation of 15,000 and is distributed free at NAPA stores and other locations between Tupelo, MS, and Marion, AR.

Reader's Digest Association to launch 2 new titles

August 13, 2008 - BEST YOU and FRESH HOME are two quarterlies set to launch by Reader's Digest Association in early 2009.  They will target upscale consumers.  Content for BEST YOU will include beauty, exercise, healthy eating, and wellness.  FRESH HOME will focus on home improvement and "affordable luxury."

Editor Neil Wertheimer will oversee both publications, which will start with a US newsstand distribution of 300,000.  Reader's Digest Association is the publisher.

Triangle Region of NC gets new sports magazine

August 13, 2008 - VYPE has launched a new edition targeting high school sports fans in the Triangle Region of NC.  Content includes varsity, intramural, club, and non-competitive sports; drug testing and regulations; game strategies; interviews; athlete of the month; trends in sports gear and technology; college recruiting and eligibility; workout tips; the gender gap; and Nike Sparq training.

Teri Saylor is the editor of the monthly, which has a circulation of 20,000 and is distributed in Wake, Durham, and Orange Counties. Vype Sports Media is the publisher.  Other editions of VYPE are set to debut this month in Houston, Dallas, and northwest AR.

New magazine targets young, affluent individuals of Indian descent

August 13, 2008 - SUTRA is a lifestyle magazine from Kommal Publishing that targets young, affluent individuals who "value traditional Indian ideals."  Content includes fashion, business, investment advice, Bollywood, and profiles of inspirational people.

Editor Teddy Kommal is based in South Africa, but the quarterly, with a circulation of 35,000, is distributed in the US, Canada, Australia, Austria, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, India, Kenya, Mauritius, Singapore, Tanzania, Uganda, and the UK.

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New magazine for Canadian women over 40

August 13, 2008 - MORE CANADA is published 8 times a year and is a spinoff of its sister US magazine, MORE.  The title targets Canadian women over 40.  Content includes fashion, beauty, decor, food, entertaining, health and fitness, work, finance, travel, celebrity profiles, relationships, and art and society.

Transcontinental Media is the publisher of the title, which has a circulation of 132,133.  Queries from freelance writers are welcome. Guidelines are posted at

Magazine for gay women launches

August 11, 2008 - CRAVE, a new bimonthly from crAve publishing, just launched and is aimed at lesbians, bisexual women, and those who are uncertain about their sexuality.  Content includes celebrity interviews, relationship features, advice, health, sports, food, and travel.

Sam Eastwood, based in the UK, is editor of the magazine, which had 40,000 copies of the first issue distributed in the US, UK, and other countries.  A paid pdf format is also available at for those who "prefer to have a copy direct to their computers, as it is more private."

DON DIVA to launch Canadian edition

August 11, 2008 - DON DIVA, a quarterly that touts itself as a "street culture" magazine, will launch a Canadian edition in Sept.  Content will include fashion, music, entertainment, relationships, and urban legal and social issues.  It will be targeted to youth.

Don Diva Publishing will circulate 15,000-20,000 copies of the new edition.  Tiffany Chiles, editor-in-chief, accepts submissions from original authors of articles, or publicists hired by copyright owners to submit material.  Details are posted at

NEW magazine for entrepreneurs and corporate leaders

August 11, 2008 - NEW is a quarterly that launched in June, targeting entrepreneurs and corporate leaders.  Content includes brand strategy, creative engineering, green product development, psychology of consumers, ethnographic research methods, digital and interactive design, business models, economics, and cultural influences on contemporary design.

Kai Robert Worrell is the editor of the title, which is distributed by subscription in the US, Canada, and China.  The publisher is Worrell, Inc.

SLICE publishers know writing is not a piece of cake

August 11, 2008 - SLICE is a new literary magazine from "two book editors who have had a firsthand view of how difficult it is for new authors to break into the world of publishing."  Co-editors Maria Gagliano and Celia Johnson target both new and established writers with their biannual.  Content includes short fiction, nonfiction, and novellas for serialization.

New submissions may be sent beginning Sept 1.  Details are posted at  SLICE is available in bookstores in the US and Ottawa, and internationally by subscription.

New local for women of Belleville, IL

August 11, 2008 - LIPSTIK is a lifestyle magazine for women in the Metro East area of Belleville, IL.  Content includes beauty, fashion, art, entertainment, food and drink, local women who contribute to the community, and humor.

The title is published by and is a bimonthly supplement of the Belleville News-Democrat newspaper, which has a daily circulation over 120,000. Patti Klepac is the editor.  She invites readers to submit funny stories to her at

HR and hiring managers get new publication

August 6 - THE EMPLOYMENT SCREENING JOURNAL just launched and targets human resources and hiring managers by including content on background screening checks and firms, legal requirements for screening practices, technology, drug testing, and international background screening. will publish one issue of the title this year, but the journal will be a biannual in 2009.  W. Barry Nixon is the editor.  The magazine is distributed throughout the US, with some limited international availability.

Second City to get new magazine

August 6, 2008 - MICHIGAN AVENUE will debut in Chicago on Sept. 15 and target affluent readers.  Content will include fashion, beauty, interior design, real estate, business, theater and entertainment, art and culture, dining, and product and accessories trends.

Niche Media will publish two issues this year; the magazine will go monthly in Feb. 2009.  Susanna Homan is the editor-in-chief of the title, which will have a circulation of 70,000.

New magazine will target Haitian and French Caribbean communities

August 6, 2008 - ARMOUR CREOLE will launch on Sept. 10 and target Haitian and French Caribbean consumers in the US.  Content will include Haitian lifestyle, as well as culture, art, music, fashion, business, and interviews with Haitian/Antilles newsmakers in these industries.

Esther Lafontant is the editor of the bimonthly, which will be available in both English and French (two separate copies).  L&J Publishing will circulate 56,000 copies by subscription and on newsstands in the US and Canada, as well in Paris, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Haiti.  AMOUR CREOLE will donate a portion of subscription sales to Sove Ayiti, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating jobs, health clinics, shelter, and adult education throughout Haiti.

Magazine targets those who work with photography

August 6, 2008 - EYEMAZING is a quarterly from Picture Booklets Publishers that targets 18- to 45-year-olds who work with or are interested in photography, advertising, fashion, styling, graphic design, or architecture.  Content includes interviews, articles on photography festivals and events, book reviews, and the works of artists.

Editor Susan Zadeh is based in Amsterdam, but the magazine has a worldwide circulation of 48,000.  The glossy is available in bookshops, museums, art galleries, and on newsstands.

New regional targets female entrepreneurs

August 6, 2008 - ANOINTED ENTERPRISE MAGAZINE debuted on Aug. 1 as a free monthly in DE and throughout Maryland’s five Eastern Shore counties, Annapolis, and Baltimore.  The title targets Christian women who want to start a business or have an existing one.  Content includes articles on "balancing faith, family, and ambition."

Editor Tamika Johnson-Hall accepts freelance submissions.  To request guidelines, contact Anointed Word Media Group is the publisher.

New magazine for Muslim women

August 4, 2008 - SISTERS MAGAZINE is a self-published quarterly for Muslim women. Content includes family issues, global affairs, Islamic knowledge, inspirational Muslim women, woman and child health, alternative health, entrepreneurship, environment, beauty, fashion, décor, gardening, and book and product reviews.

Editor Na'ima B. Robert is based in the UK, but the magazine, which has a circulation of 6,000, is available by subscription in the US and Canada.

Magazine for dancers in northern FL

August 4, 2008 - THE GRAPEVINE is a quarterly that targets northern Floridians who are fans of square and round dancing.  Content includes articles about dance clubs and listings of dances and related events.

The title is independently published and distributed by editors Sarah and Charlie Pergrossi, who encourage readers to submit articles and pictures to them at

New magazine makes inroads in transportation industry

August 4, 2008 - TRANSPORT BUSINESS INTERNATIONAL is a bimonthly from Public Sector Publishing that is aimed at those involved with local, regional and national government highway and transportation departments.  Content focuses on road infrastructure, safety, traffic management, and intelligent transport systems.

Sofie Lidefjard is the editor of the magazine, which has a circulation of 100,000 and is distributed globally.  Organizations that would like to contribute to the publication should email stories and feature proposals to  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Magazine targets people on the move

August 4, 2008 - MONOCLE, which is published ten times a year, touts itself as a "global briefing for a highly mobile, international audience."  Content includes international affairs, business, culture, and design.

Editor Tyler Brûlé is based in London, but the magazine has a global distribution, including the US and Canada.  Pamela Mullinger is the publisher.

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New lifestyle magazine for men

August 4, 2008 - PALLADIUM, a lifestyle magazine for men, launched as a bimonthly in May.  Content includes business, culture, style, music, film, art and literature, food, health, travel, and interviews.

Editor Romain Dominique Ibanez is based in the UK, but the magazine is available by subscription throughout the US and Europe. The publisher is Sixty Sixty Four Ltd.

Canadian magazine for young professionals is set to launch

July 30, 2008 - LUMINOSUS will launch as a biannual on Sept. 29, targeting socially- and image-conscious 18-to-25-year-olds.  Content will include fashion, music, business and social issues, and careers.

Julene Chung is the editor of the title, which will have a circulation of 10,000 and be distributed for free at restaurants and stores in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Halifax.

LA Times to launch monthly magazine

July 30, 2008 - LA will launch on Sept. 7 and will be a monthly insert in the LA Times Sunday paper, which has a circulation of 1,231,318. The title will focus on life in LA and Southern CA.

Annie Gilbar is the editor.  Valarie Anderson is the publisher.

New magazine eschews media's portrayal of kids' values

July 30, 2008 - KIDSPIRIT MAGAZINE is a spiritual quarterly that targets 11-to-15-year-olds, but omits the traditional kid interests of looks, sports, shopping, and entertainment. Instead, content includes nature, science, arts, global issues, book reviews, spiritual issues, friendship, volunteerism, and puzzles.

Elizabeth Dabney Hochman is the editor of the title, which is distributed on newsstands in the US and by subscription globally. The publisher is KidSpirit, Inc.

Québec's art and music lovers get magazine

July 30, 2008 - LA SCENA is a quarterly targeting affluent, highly educated art and music lovers aged 35+, as well as professional, student, and amateur artists and musicians and their parents. Content includes dance, film, visual arts, theater, and music.

Wah Keung Chan is the editor of the title, which has a circulation of 25,000 and is distributed in Québec.  LSM Media Products is the publisher.

Magazine for women in the ministry

July 30, 2008 - CALLED will launch this fall as a quarterly for female pastors.  Content will include profiles of female church leaders, fashion and beauty, marriage, ministerial marketing, spiritual issues, humor, food, and finance.

Marsha DuCille is the editorial director.  The magazine will be distributed internationally by subscription and be published by DuCille, Inc.

Fast News - more new magazines

July 30, 2008
FORWARD is a new bilingual (English-Spanish) magazine in Central VA aimed at business owners with Hispanic workers and customers, and Hispanics who hope to become business owners. Entrepreneurialism is the publication's focus, with stories of how entrepreneurs got started, their struggles, and their keys to success. Ivo Tomasini is the editor.
TV SPOTLIGHT is published by the Gloucester (MA) Daily Times and is distributed weekly with its Saturday edition. Content includes articles on TV celebrities and televised sporting events, as well as program listings across Cape Ann. Ray Lamont is the editor.
FOCUS MAGAZINE is a new publication targeting residents of Lawrence County, AL, and highlighting the efforts of the county's chamber of commerce. Additional articles focus on local history and culture. Jeffrey M. Peyton is the publisher.
CANADIAN POKER PLAYER, which was formerly produced by Fifth Street Publishers and which ceased production in December 2007, will be relaunched by HeadsUp Entertainment. The monthly will be available in the US and Canada, and will provide "a comprehensive overview of what is happening in poker in Canada."
HQ: GOOD DESIGN IS GOOD BUSINESS will debut in November as a quarterly design magazine intended to help executives make decisions about the buildings they lease, own, or plan to build. The title will be a collaborative publication of McGraw-Hill Construction and BUSINESSWEEK.
CORNWALL LIVING is published by Seaway News and profiles life and business in Cornwall, Canada and the surrounding region. The magazine is mailed to business and residential investors and government offices, and is placed in area hotel rooms.
CSI: THE OFFICIAL MAGAZINE will be released on November 15 by Titan Publishing Group. The bimonthly will focus on the CSI television franchise and target its fans. Content will include interviews with the actors and articles on special effects, crime scene investigation work, and the cities in which the series are set.

New magazine will target timeshare owners and developers

July 28, 2008 - OWNERS PERSPECTIVE will launch in January and be published 11 times a year by Perspectives International Ltd. Timeshare owners and developers are the target audience.  The print debut follows this month's premiere of the digital edition of the magazine.  The publication will include coverage of travel, fashion, and food, as well as interviews with fractional residence owners and industry representatives.

The title will be available internationally by subscription.  Journalists and freelance writers are invited to submit articles.  Details are posted at

New magazine for women of the western US

July 28, 2008 - WOMEN OUT WEST MAGAZINE targets women who "live, work, and play in today's west."  Content focuses on art, poetry, photography, books, travel, and history.

Susan Stoltz is the editor of the quarterly, which is produced by Rockin' SR Publishing.  Submissions from freelance writers and photographers are welcome.  Guidelines are posted at

New women's magazine will be green

July 28, 2008 - BOHO will launch as a monthly women's magazine on August 12 and be printed on recycled paper with natural soy inks and no glossy finishes.  The target market will be women who are ecology-conscious.  Content will include green decor and home furnishings, fashion, beauty, travel, romance, and celebrities who are doing good things.

Gina La Morte is the editor-in-chief of the title, which will have a circulation of 55,000 and be distributed via subscriptions, newsstands, and bookstores in the US and Canada.  SEED Media is the publisher.

Horror/sci-fi/fantasy magazine debuts

July 28, 2008 - MORPHEUS TALES is a new quarterly featuring horror, science fiction, and fantasy writing and artwork, as well non-fiction.  It is targeted to fans of the aforementioned genres. Adam Bradley is the editor.  Morpheus Press is the publisher of the title, which is distributed globally by subscription.  The publication is also available through selected outlets.

Freelance writers and artists are encouraged to submit their work.  Guidelines are posted at

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New magazine covers Montreal life

July 28, 2008 - SNAP! is a free bimonthly targeting residents and visitors to Montreal.  Content includes art, music, design, fashion and style, restaurants, shopping, a calendar of local events, and a street guide.

Shayl Prisk is the editor.  The publisher is Snap! Inc.

New magazine for NJ's Hudson River communities

July 28, 2008 - PALISADE is a bimonthly that targets residents of communities on the NJ bank of the Hudson River.  Content focuses on local events, recreation options, entertainment, arts and culture, community advocates, shopping, restaurants, and transportation.

Theta Pavis is the editor.  The Hudson Reporter is the publisher.

New magazine showcases creative efforts

July 28, 2008 - THE LIFTED BROW highlights the efforts of new fiction writers, artists, photographers, designers, and musicians, and targets anyone interested in the results of those efforts.  Each issue includes a CD.

The title is self-published biannually in Australia but is distributed internationally by subscription.  Editor Ronnie Scott welcomes freelance submissions.  Details are posted at

Magazine targets those involved in helicopter emergency transport

July 28, 2008 - VERTICAL911 is a biannual from MHM Publishing that targets helicopter emergency transport first responders: EMS, law, fire, and search-and-rescue personnel. Articles focus on issues that affect the operations of these teams.

Mike Reyno is the editor of the title, which has a circulation of 25,000 and is available by subscription and at professional conferences in the US and Canada.

New design magazine targets innovators

July 21, 2008 - DESIGN MIND targets innovators and designers.  The publication includes articles on business trends, emerging technologies, and global consumer culture, as well as interviews with design industry leaders.  Frog Design will publish three issues per year.  The magazine is currently available in NY.

Chelsea Holden Baker and Samantha Holmes are the editors.

Modeling and fashion magazine to launch

July 21, 2008 - KISS MAGAZINE will launch in January and target men and women, aged 21-34, who are interested in the modeling and fashion industry.  Articles will cover new models, editors and writers, photographers, and hair and make-up stylists; clothing; modeling agencies; and video media.

Executive editor Sean Rush expects new issues to appear quarterly in 2009, bimonthly in 2010, and monthly in 2011.  KISS Multimedia is the publisher of the title, which will have a circulation of 5,000.  Rush says that distribution will be international and via subscription only, since "Some of our photos are risqué but artful [and...] just might be too much for [news]stands."

Edible Communities launches another regional title

July 21, 2008 - EDIBLE CHICAGO launched on July 17 and targets readers in and around Chicago who are interested in local food and products.  Articles profile area growers, ranchers, chefs, brewers, and food artisans; highlight Chicago's food history and traditions; and include regional day trips with a food and/or beverage destination.

The quarterly is available by subscription and is also distributed free at restaurants, farmers markets, food stores, and the magazine's advertisers in and around Chicago.  Ann Flood is the editor.

College students target peers with new magazine

July 21, 2008 - REZ(LIFE) MAGAZINE is a new student-produced title that targets individuals attending college.  Content focuses on fashion, entertainment, sports, and relationships.  The publication is currently distributed at sites just beyond Boston College's boundaries, but there are plans to expand to other campuses.  Those interested in joining the magazine's staff should e-mail

Patrick Camacho and Michael Clarke are the executive editors. The publisher is RezLife, Inc.

New magazine for landscape architects

July 21, 2008 - GROUND: LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT QUARTERLY is the new magazine of and is published by the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects.  It is targeted to the association's members.  Coverage focuses on the profession and improvement and conservation of the natural, cultural, social and built environment.  Book reviews and product news are also included.

Lorraine Johnson is the editor.  She welcomes proposals for articles at

Newspaper for professional women will relaunch as magazine

July 21, 2008 - WOMEN'S POST, a twice-a-month Canadian newspaper that targets professional women, will relaunch on August 1 as a weekly magazine.  Content will include business, politics, food and drink, music, women's issues, vehicles, and social activities.

Justine Connelly is the editor-in-chief, and Sarah Thomson is the publisher of the glossy, which will have a circulation of 100,000.

Silver Chasers to release fly fishing magazine

July 16, 2008 - CHASING SILVER will debut in August as a quarterly targeting fly fishers. The main focus will be on salmon, but there will be additional articles about sea trout and steelhead fishing, fly tying, and fly fishing gear.

Although the magazine's editorial offices are based in Finland, the title will be distributed by subscription and in bookstores and tackle shops in the US, northern Europe, Japan, and Russia. Toni Karuvaara is the editor. Publisher Silver Chasers Ltd plans an initial circulation of 15,000, with an increase to 30,000 in 2009.

Regional magazine targets locavores

July 16, 2008 - EDIBLE SHASTA-BUTTE is a quarterly from Edible Communities that targets locavores in northern CA. The magazine highlights local farmers, vintners, brewmasters, artisan food producers, chefs, food-related businesses and books, and food events and festivals.

Earl Bloor and Candace Byrne are the co-publishers/editors of the title, which is distributed free at local advertisers and is also available by subscription.

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New magazine showcases living spaces in central Ontario

July 16, 2008 - RETREATS is a shelter magazine that highlights cottages, chalets, condos, and boathouses in Muskoka and Georgian Bay in central Ontario. It is a biannual spinoff of BEYOND THE CITY. RETREATS covers furnishings, interior design, construction, gardening, and electronics.

Andrew Wagner-Chazalon is the editor. Metroland Media Group is the publisher.

Sacramento magazine focuses on health and fitness

July 16, 2008 - INCITE MAGAZINE is a bimonthly that targets health and fitness enthusiasts in the Sacramento, CA area. The publication focuses on training information, injury prevention, nutrition, sports medicine, cycling, swimming, running and triathalons, and includes a local race calendar.

Belinda Ramirez and Dawn Dudgeon are the co-editors-in-chief of the title, which has a circulation of 60,000 and is distributed at local sporting goods stores and by subscription. Incite Magazine, LLC is the publisher.

4-H will launch magazine in Canada

July 14, 2008 - L'AVANTAGE 4-H ADVANTAGE, published by the Canadian 4-H Council, will launch in Canada in the fall and reach more than 23,000 of the country's 4-H members, supporters, sponsors, and partners. The biannual will cover 4-H youth leadership and service activities and highlight 4-H partners and contributors.

Ken Lancastle is the editor.

Magazine invites readers to indulge themselves

July 14, 2008 - INDULGE is published by the Winnipeg Free Press and is a quarterly supplement of its newspaper, which has a circulation in excess of 120,000 and is available by subscription and on newsstands throughout Manitoba. The magazine targets affluent readers by covering food and drink, travel and adventure, fashion, beauty, shopping, and vehicles.

Ian Tizzard is the editor.

Regional magazine showcases Niagara Escarpment

July 14, 2008 - ESCARPMENT VIEWS targets people who live and work in the communities along the Niagara Escarpment. Articles cover the residents, homes, gardens, shops, public spaces, art, history, and nature of the region.

Free copies are distributed at local advertisers. Subscriptions are also available. Mike Davis and Gloria Hildebrandt are co-publishers of the quarterly. Hildebrandt is also the editor. Freelance writers and photographers can find details on submitting their work to the publication at

New magazine for Renaissance fans

July 14, 2008 - FAIRE MAGAZINE will launch in October and target fans of the Renaissance era. The quarterly will cover archeology; theater; and Renaissance attire, language, weapons, and artists; and will include reviews of books, DVDs, CDs, and ales.

Black Fox Designs is the publisher. Steve Kimball is the editor. The title will be available by subscription, on newsstands, and at Renaissance festivals.

Canadian publication provides real estate information

July 14, 2008 - CANADIAN REAL ESTATE targets professional men and women in the 25 to 45-year-old age range who have high disposable incomes and are interested in purchasing their first home or investing in real estate. Articles cover property values and trends, and provide mortgage advice, investment strategies, surveys of real estate markets, renovating advice, and "tips and traps for buyers, sellers and property investors."

Key Media International Publishing produces the bimonthly that has a circulation of 30,000. Wayne Karl is the editor. The magazine is distributed in bookstores, retail stores, and airports, and on newsstands across Canada. Additional distribution is achieved via paid subscriptions and marketing alliances.

Student-run magazine covers North Vancouver

July 11, 2008 - FORTYFOUR is a student-run quarterly, published by Design44, that covers music, fashion, art, food, and social venues in North Vancouver. The magazine is distributed free in the local area. Jessica Brodeur is the editor.

FORTYFOUR has an open call for submissions from anyone under the age of 25. To have your work considered, e-mail

Residents of northeast Calgary get new magazine

July 11, 2008 - NORTH OF MCKNIGHT COMMUNITY CONNECTION is a free monthly targeted at the northeast Calgary communities of Castleridge, Coral Springs, Falconridge, Martindale, Saddle Ridge and Taradale. Articles cover finance, education, travel, volunteerism, outdoor activities, multicultural events, safety, shopping, and nutrition and health.

Monica Subrt is the editor of the glossy, which has a circulation in excess of 20,000. The magazine is produced by Spry Publications.

New magazine targets highly educated women

July 11, 2008 - 85 BROADS just launched as a quarterly that targets highly-educated women. Articles profile men and women who define their meaning of being a leader, provide advice on how to support colleagues and peers, and describe their successes and failures.

The magazine has a circulation of 18,000 and is published by 85 Broads, LLC. Janet Hanson is the editor. Subscriptions are available domestically.

University launches new magazine

July 11, 2008 - WLVDIALOGUE is new quarterly from the University of Wolverhampton (in the UK) that showcases the school's academics, research activities, business links, and achievements of its staff and students. The magazine is aimed at and is distributed by subscription to anyone with an interest in the university, including international student recruiters and education partners.

Emma Kilvert is the editor.

NY's restaurant patrons get new magazine

July 11, 2008 - MYRIAD RESTAURANT GROUP MAGAZINE is a biannual that targets NY's restaurant patrons and "upscale, culinary-savvy consumers." Content focuses on food and beverage; art and design; and the lifestyle issues of restaurant owners, chefs, wine and beverage staff, servers, and mixologists. The magazine, with a circulation of 10,000, is distributed in NY's restaurants, at hotel and apartment building concierge desks, and via mailing lists.

Haute Life Press is the publisher. Pamela Jouan is the editor.

New local targets women

July 7, 2008 - MAGNOLIA recently launched in Floyd County (GA) and targets women by including content on food and drink, health, style, culture, motherhood, families, transitioning through life's stages, and local women.

Charlotte Atkins is the editor of the magazine, which has a circulation of 5,000 and is distributed free at over 50 retail locations in the county. News Publishing plans two issues of the title this year and hopes the publication will go quarterly in 2009.

Event planners to get new magazine

July 7, 2008 - SOUTHWEST MEETINGS + EVENTS will launch in November as a quarterly that targets meeting and event professionals in AZ, NM, and NV. The magazine will include information on venues, suppliers, technology, and industry developments, and will highlight best practices.

Tiger Oak Publications plans a circulation of 18,000. Kristin Bustamante is the editor. Free subscriptions are available.

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Central Ontario vacationers get new publication

July 7, 2008 - COTTAGE CENTRAL launched in April and targets vacationers to central Ontario. According to publisher Renzo Rosati, the magazine doesn't target the ultra-affluent cottage owner, but instead, aims for "the regular cottager...the guy who comes up on the weekend." The monthly includes content on cottage living, as well as things to do and see in central Ontario: ATVing, photography, driving trips, parks, wildlife, flora, and buying property.

A circulation of 5,000 is achieved via free distribution through Canada Post and local businesses. Subscriptions are also available.

New publication examines justice through creative writing

July 7, 2008 - J JOURNAL is published by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and looks at justice via short stories, poetry, first person narratives, and personal essays. The biannual is targeted to readers of literary journals, criminal justice students and professionals, legal scholars, and others interested in creative writing about justice.

The magazine is distributed nationally by subscription. Editors Adam Berlin and Jeffrey Heiman seek submissions examining questions of crime, criminal justice, law, and law enforcement. Additional information is posted at

New tourist magazine replaces another in Pittsburgh

July 2, 2008 - PLAY IN PITTSBURGH just replaced EVENT SOURCE as Allegheny (PA) County's tourist magazine.  The glossy highlights nearby attractions, as well as those in surrounding rural counties, and lists restaurants, sporting events, theater performances, and nightlife spots.

Publisher VisitPittsburgh will produce 3 issues per year.  Susan McGrane is the editor.  The magazine is distributed free at hotels, the city's visitor center, and PA tourism offices.

Magazine reaches out to homeschoolers

July 2, 2008 - SECULAR HOMESCHOOLING is a non-religious quarterly targeting the homeschooling community.  The magazine includes product reviews; humor pieces; and articles on teaching science, math, and history; homeschooling the only child; homeschooling children of various ages; homeschooling a special-needs child; craft projects that teach; children's learning styles; making it work as a working homeschooling parent; homeschooling on a budget; legalities of homeschooling; and "a day in the life of a homeschooling family."

Deborah Markus is the editor.  Secular Homeschooling Press is the publisher.  The title is available internationally by subscription.  For those interested in writing for the publication, details are posted at

New design and architecture magazine launches

July 2, 2008 - FULCRUM, a design and architecture magazine, launched this month and targets design, hospitality, and real estate professionals; developers; and facility managers.  Two issues are planned for 2009, with the magazine becoming quarterly or bimonthly by 2010.  Content includes flooring, materials, textiles, furnishings, new designer/design concepts, technology, interior projects, architecture projects, and a section on practical matters for design professionals.

A circulation of 100,000 is achieved by mailing FULCRUM to all trade subscribers of its sister magazine, METROPOLITAN HOME, and to members of national architecture and interior design organizations.  Marisa Bartolucci is the editor.  Hachette Filipacchi is the publisher

Lifestyle magazine launches in South Florida

July 2, 2008 - DUO MAGAZINE is a lifestyle magazine that targets affluent, 25–55-year-old South Floridians.  Content includes profiles of community activists and heroes; reviews of special events, social venues, and theater performances; and articles about fashion, beauty, travel, and technology.

Giselle Sanabria is the editor-in-chief of the quarterly, which has a circulation of 40,000.  Ellen Sue Barton is the publisher. The magazine is distributed at over 600 boutiques, restaurants, hotels, charity/social events, hospitals, and medical complexes between South Beach and Palm Beach.  Sanabria is looking for stories of unsung heroes.  For more information, contact

New horror title launches

July 2, 2008 - SHOCK! THEATER CLASSICS is a new companion title to FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND.  The magazine targets fans of horror, science fiction, and fantasy films, and includes articles about 1960s TV shows and drive-in movies dedicated to the aforementioned genres.

Ray Ferry is the editor/publisher of the quarterly, which is available by subscription.

New magazine targets African Americans

July 2, 2008 - PROMINENT is a new quarterly from Prominent Publishing Corp.  The magazine targets African Americans and includes content on entertainment, business, culture, fashion, cars, unsung heroes, technology, food, and inspiration.  Dr. Farrah Gray is the editor-in-chief.

A circulation of 250,000 is achieved via subscriptions and national newsstand and bookstore sales, and sales in barbershops/beauty salons, on military exchanges, and on the campuses of historically black colleges and universities. PROMINENT accepts freelance articles and photographs.  For details, go to

Architecture magazine highlights Ontario living spaces

June 30, 2008 - NORTH OF 89, an architecture and design magazine, showcases properties in central Ontario, as well as other living spaces: motor coaches, boats, the outdoors. Coverage of vacation homes, remodeling, and automobiles is also included.

Mike Dunphy is the publisher/editor of the quarterly.

Dunphy to launch another title

June 30, 2008 - CANADIAN ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN MAGAZINE is another title from publisher/editor Mike Dunphy that will launch on July 11.  The bimonthly will target Canadian consumers and industry professionals "who are interested in everything from historical buildings to modern design."  Each issue will feature a minimum of four Canadian homes, as well as articles about antiques, culture, furniture, and travel.

A circulation of 75,000 will be achieved via subscriptions and newsstand sales.  Dunphy is currently accepting submissions for future issues.  Details are posted at

Another bike title is wheeled onto the scene

June 30, 2008 - FIXED is a new title from Death Trap Publishing that targets track bike enthusiasts.  Previews of new bikes, biking statistics, profiles of and interviews with people who ride, and articles on biking gear, bicycle festivals, and places to ride are included.

Andy Ellis is the editor of the quarterly, which is distributed free in bike shops in major cities around the world (currently San Francisco, LA, NYC, London, Paris, Berlin, and Tokyo). Subscriptions are also available.  Freelancers who would like to contribute to FIXED should first contact Ellis at to discuss their ideas.

Ferrari owners get revved up for new magazine

June 30, 2008 - THE OFFICIAL FERRARI MAGAZINE will launch in the next few weeks, with 30,000 copies mailed to Ferrari owners worldwide.  The publication will showcase racing culture, fashion, and design, "from the point of view of the Ferrari world."

Conde Nast is the publisher of the quarterly.  Antonio Ghini is the editor-in-chief.  A limited number of subscriptions will be available to the general public.

New regional focuses on juries

June 30, 2008 - NORTH CAROLINA JURY VIEW targets attorneys, judges, insurance professionals, mediators, and medical providers in the state.  Each bimonthly issue includes testimony, exhibits, opening and closing arguments, and jury demographics and feedback from recent trials; tips on civil claims and trial practice; interviews with legal professionals; and news of settlements.

The magazine is available by subscription and has a circulation of 20,000.  Publisher Roderick Todd McIver accepts submissions about readers' cases at

Political junkies get new magazine

June 30, 2008 - TOTAL POLITICS is a monthly aimed at political junkies and covers politics in the UK, US, and around the world by including articles on political parties, policies and issues, and campaigns and elections; interviews with politicians; and political humor.

Editor Sarah Mackinlay is based in the UK, but the magazine, with a circulation of 23,000, is available worldwide by subscription.  Iain Dale is the publisher.

New magazine will serve booze industry and enthusiasts

June 30, 2008 - DRINK ME, a bimonthly, will launch in August and be distributed for free in bars and spirits stores in the Greater San Francisco area.  According to Daniel Yaffe, editor-in-chief, the magazine will target 21–35-year-old bartenders, industry executives, and drinking enthusiasts.  Articles will cover international drinking trends, industry news, and the way alcohol and bars play a role in different cultures.

Open Content will be the publisher.  Launch circulation is 10,000.

Fast News - more new magazines

June 30, 2008
THE AVENUES is a biannual publication that highlights the interior design shops, art galleries, showrooms, and restaurants of Melrose Avenue and Robertson and Beverly Boulevards in West Hollywood. The publisher is Avenues of Art & Design.
WHAT MMO is a monthly focusing on massively multiplayer online gaming. The magazine includes previews of upcoming games, updates on contents for existing games, reviews of old classics, and a comparison table of MMO games. Alec Meer is the editor. Richard Keith is the publisher.
LOVE STORIES will be launched by Grassroots Publishing as a magazine of prose and poetry devoted to love and romance. The publisher is accepting freelance submissions, which may be contemporary, historic, inspirational, or paranormal, as long as love or romance is the main thrust of the story. Details are posted at
FOOTPRINT ECO MAGAZINE is a bimonthly that is distributed free at grocery stores and other locations in the Triangle region of NC. The publication contains information and resources about sustainable lifestyles, organic foods, green homes, and new eco-friendly products.
INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN is a quarterly that launched on July 20. The magazine is published by the GLP Group, which is partially owned by Abacus Circulation. A circulation of 50,000 is achieved by newsstand sales and distribution to a select list of clients of a GLP partner. Carolyn Kennedy is the editor.
THURO MAGAZINE is a free title from Cignature Publishing that targets urban music lovers. It is distributed in record shops in northwest Indiana and parts of Chicago. Willie C. Lyles, Jr. and Jeff "Jay" Addison are the editors.

Magazine takes offbeat view of cinema

June 25, 2008 - ELECTRIC SHEEP targets cinema fans who want "an offbeat, left-field view" of the industry, and provides content about unconventional, artistic, genre, and animation films.  Virginie Sélavy is editor-in-chief of the quarterly, which is published by Wallflower Press.

The circulation of 5,000 is currently limited to Europe, but that will increase with the North American distribution in the fall.  The magazine is sold at bookshops, cinemas, and film events; on newsstands; and by subscription.

Hippies in Green Mountain State get new magazine

June 25, 2008 - THE HEALTHY HIPPIE MAGAZINE, an independent bimonthly, launched last month in VT.  The magazine targets anyone interested in an environmentally-friendly lifestyle, health, or music.  Coverage includes green living and building, green bands, socially-conscious investing, sex, bees, VT adventures, yoga, physical therapy, reviews of natural products and green restaurants, artists, hippie kids, and non-profit spotlights.

With a circulation of 10,000, the publication is primarily distributed via magazine racks in grocery stores, retail shops, music venues, yoga studios, health food stores, and restaurants in the Burlington metro area.  Subscriptions are also available.  Taraleigh Silberberg is the editor.

New magazine targets young Canadian adults

June 25, 2008 - CREAM WORLD is a quarterly targeting young adults in Canada.  Coverage includes fashion, technology, television, movies, music, cars, real estate, national affairs, and arts and culture.  With a circulation of 25,000, the magazine can be found at malls, retail chains, and hotels in Downtown Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton Scarborough, and Vaughn Mills.

TVM Publications is the publisher.  The editor-in-chief is Marcus S. (Yes, the initial S.)

New magazine for women of Columbus, OH

June 25, 2008 - TICKLED PINK is a new bimonthly for the women of Columbus, OH.  The publication covers fashion, beauty, health, fitness, event planning, motherhood, kids' trends, nightlife, finance, and travel, and includes a calendar of events.  The free magazine is available at boutiques, spas, restaurants, doctors' offices, childcare facilities, and other locations throughout the area.

Leslie Klenk is the editor.  Tickled Pink Magazine LLC is the publisher.

New magazine for airsoft players debuts

June 25, 2008 - AIRSOFT SOLDIER launched this week and targets (no pun intended) those who love everything airsoft. Content includes articles on weapons, accessories, and battle dress; game scenarios; and interviews with airsoft celebrities. Editor-in-chief Jarkko Koskinen is based in Finland, but the magazine is available worldwide by subscription.  C&C Wind Oy is the publisher.

Three issues will be published this year, and the magazine will go bimonthly in 2009.  Koskinen is currently searching for new writers.  Interested parties should e-mail their information to

Indie lifestyle magazine launches in NYC

June 25, 2008 - GRADIENT just launched as an independent quarterly in NYC, targeting readers aged 16-34.  The free publication is distributed at local condos, hotels, art galleries, boutiques, salons, and tradeshows.  Content includes fashion, arts, dining, travel, technology, and consumer culture.

Circulation is 40,000.  Matt Fried, Barris Vinogradov, and Alan Vinogradov are the editorial directors.

New magazine for women in Central Florida

June 23, 2008 - ORANGE APPEAL just launched in Central FL, targeting educated, affluent women who are active in their communities.  Coverage includes food, fashion, money management, career advice, programs and organizations that benefit women and girls, and first-person experiences of life lessons.  Two more issue will be published this year before going bimonthly in 2009.

Christi Ashby is the publisher of the magazine, which has a circulation of 18,000.  The majority of copies are direct mailed by request.  Additional copies are available at community events and select retailers.

Magazine showcases Central Florida's culinary scene

June 23, 2008 - BREAKING BREAD ORLANDO targets Central FL residents and tourists to the area who are patrons of food, wine, and entertainment.  The bimonthly focuses on the area's culinary scene with coverage of restaurants, nightlife, catering, festivals, and chefs.

Irma Cartaya is the editor of the magazine, which has a circulation of 35,000 and is available at over 300 restaurants, nightclubs, salons, tourist attractions, and other locations in the Greater Orlando region.  The magazine is produced by Pioneer Publishing.

New magazine for bicycle lovers

June 23, 2008 - COG covers Japanese Keirin racing, messenger racing events, track bikes, and fixed gear culture, and targets those who love bikes.  Peter DiAntoni is the editor of the magazine that is published four times and year and is available by subscription.  In addition, a limited number of free copies can be picked up at select bike shops in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia.

The title has a circulation of 6,000 and is published by COG Magazine, LLC.

Another magazine for bike aficionados

June 23, 2008 - THE RIDE JOURNAL targets people with a "passion for bikes" and covers track, mountain, bmx, and road bikes; commuting; racing; and free-ride.  Editor Philip Diprose is based in the UK, but the biannual is available worldwide by subscription.  Diprose says, "We plan to donate profits to bike-related charities."

The magazine is produced by Own It Publishing.  Submission queries can be e-mailed to

Luxury magazine will target ultra-affluent

June 23, 2008 - 6 will launch in the fall and be delivered to 100,000 US households with an average net worth of $25 million.  Steven Beschloss is the editor-in-chief of the bimonthly that will cover investing, collecting, real estate, fashion, jewelry and accessories, beauty and grooming, entertainment, travel, culture, home design, furnishings, fitness and wellness, and food.

The title will be published by McMurry Inc.

Affluent Canadians get new magazine

June 23, 2008 - UPSCALE LIVING is a quarterly from Trader Corporation that targets affluent Canadians.  Contents focus on new home and condo developments, luxury vehicles, travel, restaurants, entertaining, product reviews, and upcoming events.  A circulation of 400,000 is achieved via mass mail-outs in Winnipeg, Vancouver, Calgary, and Edmonton.

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Professional women are target of new title

June 23, 2008 - HEART BUSINESS JOURNAL FOR WOMEN will be on Canadian and UK newsstands on June 30 and will also be available by subscription.  The bimonthly targets educated, professional women between the ages of 25 and 54.  Each issue will have articles on food, drink, travel, balancing work and home life, and health and well being; contain a section for journaling exercises; and profile successful professionals.

Publisher Brenda Wood plans an initial circulation of 50,000.

Canadian runners get new magazine

June 19, 2008 - IRUN is a bimonthly from Great River Media that profiles Canadian runners and race reports, and covers training, nutritional advice, and lifestyle. Editor Mark Sutcliffe says the magazine “is less geared toward the elite athlete and more geared toward the everyday runner.”

With a circulation of 50,000, the publication is distributed free at running retailers and races across Canada. It is also available by subscription.

Biotech magazine invites submissions

June 19, 2008 - BIOSYNERGY was launched in September by students from MIT, Stanford, and the University of Toronto.  The second issue was released this month. The magazine targets executives and students with a background in the life sciences and covers issues related to biotechnology entrepreneurship, personalities, and innovations.  Justin Chakma, editor-in-chief, invites professionals and students to submit articles.  Details are posted at

Delta Biotech Society Publishing Group distributes 30,000 copies of the title at the Bio International Convention and on ten biomedical campuses across North America.

Regional sports magazine to launch

June 19, 2008 - RGVSPORTS.COM THE MAGAZINE will launch on August 1, devoted to high school sports and athletes in the Texas Rio Grande Valley.  The glossy will be published four times a year by Valley Freedom Communications and include Q&As with coaches and athletes, coverage of local stadiums, a best-of section, game schedules, and prospects to watch in the coming year.

Wade Baker is the editor of the title, which will have a circulation of 20,000 and be available by subscription and on newsstands in local convenience stores.

New magazine targets ocean lovers

June 19, 2008 - THE SEA launched this month targeting ocean lovers and covering the world's marine environments, history, wildlife, leisure, culture, and commerce.  Signature Publishing, in the UK, produces the monthly title, which is available globally by subscription.  Alison Bridge is the editor.

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LA singles get new magazine

June 19, 2008 - SINGULAR covers the single lifestyle and social events in the LA area.  The bimonthly is direct-mailed to 63,000 single people aged 30+ who live in LA.  It is also available by subscription and on newsstands.

Kim Calvert is the editorial director.  Singular Communications is the publisher.

Magazine exploring Australia's dark side to launch

June 19, 2008 - BLACK, a bimonthly that will explore Australia's dark pop culture and entertainment, will launch on July 14.  The magazine will cover witchcraft, movies, music, books, politics, fashion, comics, gaming, true crime, and bizarre medical cases.  The magazine targets those who enjoy dark-themed entertainment.

Editor-in-chief Angela Challis is based in Australia, but the magazine will be available by subscription in the US and Canada.  It will also appear on Australian newsstands. Publisher Brimstone Press will send 1,000 copies to industry professionals and anticipates a readership of 60,000.

Regional arts magazine launches

June 19, 2008 - ENVISION is a quarterly magazine that focuses on the art scene in NJ's Delaware Valley.  Coverage includes galleries and exhibition venues; profiles of painters, illustrators, clay and sand sculptors, photographers, tattoo artists, and glassblowers; and listings of upcoming openings and shows. The publication targets affluent, educated, people who appreciate the arts.  It is mailed to patrons of local art museums, distributed free at more than 90 locations throughout the Delaware Valley, and is available by subscription.

The title has a circulation of 56,000.  Bill Horin is the publisher/editor.

Fast News - more new magazines

June 19, 2008
LAKE SIMCOE LIVING is a magazine covering the Lake Simcoe community of cottagers and permanent residents in Ontario, Canada. Johanna Powell is the publisher.
NATURAL DOG was just distributed with the August issue of Dog Fancy. The new title, published by BowTie Magazines, covers natural products and services for dogs, including healthful food, pure water, holistic health care, acupuncture, and aromatherapy. Susan Chaney is the editor.
METRO NEW YORK PARKS is a new monthly that is included in METRO NEW YORK'S FRIDAY WEEKEND EDITION. It is produced in partnership with New York City Parks & Recreation and provides general park guides, along with news about upcoming park events and entertainment, seasonal highlights, and athletic programs. The free publication will be distributed at various park locations throughout the summer, with additional distribution at Central Park Summer Stage, New York Philharmonic, and city park concerts.

Home magazine shuns tidy interiors

June 17, 2008 - APARTAMENTO, a home magazine, highlights the living spaces of everyday people by portraying furniture, interior design, books, food, music, architecture, art, and gardening.  Associate editor Marco Velardi says, “We will not show tidy interiors because they don’t exist outside your mum’s imagination”.  The title is targeted to young adults who have just moved out of their parents' house, as well as middle-agers who are thinking of redoing their apartments.

Omar Sosa and Nacho Alegre are the directors of the publication, which launched in Europe and Japan in April. US distribution will occur with the second issue in the fall. Apartamento Magazine SL is the publisher.

New magazine will focus on diversity in the workplace

June 17, 2008 - DIVERSITY EXECUTIVE will launch in September from MediaTec Publishing.  The bimonthly will include profiles of diversity executives, insights from industry and community leaders, case studies on diversity and inclusion, research and business intelligence on how diversity and inclusion impact the bottom line, and articles on diversity management, culture, training and development, recruiting, suppliers, and communication.

Subscriptions to the magazine are free to residents of the US and Canada.  Paid subscriptions are available to others.  Mike Prokopeak is editorial director.

New political magazine defends Western civilization

June 17, 2008 - STANDPOINT. launched last month as a monthly "designed to defend and celebrate Western civilization."  Editor Daniel Johnson says the magazine has "trans-Atlantic content," covering politics, the law, culture, race, religion, the military, art, economics, and science.  Critiques of books, TV, theater, music, and movies are also included.  The publication targets well-educated, affluent readers.

Social Affairs Unit is the publisher of the title, which is distributed by subscription and is available on newsstands and in bookstores in the UK and in selected US outlets.

Canadians get magazine to build green

June 17, 2008 - SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE AND BUILDING MAG reports on green building in Canada and elsewhere using case studies and technical articles on building systems and products.  The target market includes architects, engineers, municipal employees, and building owners and managers.  Jim Taggart is the editor of the bimonthly, which is produced by Janam Publications.

With a circulation of 8,000, the magazine is mailed to members of the Architectural Institute of British Columbia and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.  Individual subscriptions are also available, and a retail pilot program is running through the Green Works Building Supplies Store in Vancouver.

Colorado IT professionals will get new monthly

June 12, 2008 - ROCKY MOUNTAIN TECHLINE will launch in August and target information technology professionals in CO. The magazine will include coverage of people, products, businesses, and activities related to computer technology fields in CO and have articles on software and hardware solutions, IT security, telecommunications, careers and employment, IT management, and public policy.

The monthly will have an initial circulation of 10,000 subscribers throughout the state and be produced by Publishing Technology Enterprises.  Eric Wolferman is the editor.

Two auto magazines merge into one

June 12, 2008 - MODIFIED MUSTANGS AND FORDS has launched as a merger of MODIFIED MUSTANGS and MUSTANG AND FORD.  The magazine targets Ford brand enthusiasts and covers all Fords from the 1960s to today.  The publication features articles on maintenance, repairs, restoration, and upgrades; how-to tech articles; technical Q&A; and readers' rides.

Mark Houlahan is the editor of the monthly, which has a circulation of 69,000 and is published by Source Interlink Media. The title is available by subscription, on newsstands, and in bookstores and mass merchant chains throughout the US and Canada.

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New journal for practitioners in convenient care facilities

June 12, 2008 - CONVENIENT CARE will debut in July as the official journal of the Convenient Care Association.  The bimonthly will target nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health professionals who work in convenient care clinics.  The publication will appear as a bimonthly supplement in CLINICAL REVIEWS, an international subscription magazine with a circulation in excess of 125,000.

Brian Blitz is the group publisher of the titles.

Magazine showcases t-shirt art and other creations

June 12, 2008 - FAESTHETIC, "a collection of art and oddities from around the world," has recently graduated "from an annual photocopied zine" to a thick, professionally printed triannual from Threadless, an online t-shirt company.  The title showcases t-shirt art and other creations from newcomers and veterans.

The publication is available by subscription and has a global circulation of 5,000.  Dustin Hostetler is the editor.

New lifestyle magazine will accept freelance submissions

June 12, 2008 - LUXURY AVENUE MAGAZINE, a new lifestyle publication targeting affluent metropolitans, will launch this fall and accept freelance submissions on fashion, beauty, health, architecture, design, travel, food, education, home and garden, and the environment. Guidelines are posted at

The title will be published quarterly by Luxury Avenue and be available by subscription. Hugo Sarmiento is the editor-in-chief.

Edible Communities launches another title

June 12, 2008 - EDIBLE FRONT RANGE, a new quarterly from Edible Communities, targets residents of Denver, Boulder, Fort Collins, Colorado Springs, and towns in between who are interested in local foods and sustainability. Coverage includes places to shop for and eat locally-grown products, profiles of local producers, recipes, wineries and microbreweries, home gardening, historic food industries, and a calendar of food events.

Lynne Eppel is the editor of the publication, which is distributed free at local advertisers and is also available by subscription.

LA to get new arts magazine

June 12, 2008 - THE MAGAZINE LOS ANGELES will launch in September, targeting LA's art patrons, professionals, collectors, and students.  Each monthly issue will profile one new and one emerging local artist; feature interviews with contemporary artists, collectors, and curators; cover LA gallery, museum, art center, educational, and DIY activities; and review performing arts, books, film, music, and cultural issues.

Santa Fe Publishing Group will distribute the free periodical, with a circulation between 35,000 and 45,000, throughout downtown LA, Chinatown, Silver Lake, Los Feliz, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Culver City, Venice, La Brea, and Mid-Wilshire. Subscriptions will also be available.  Laurie Rosenthal is the editor-in-chief.

LA parents get new magazine

June 9, 2008 - KIDSLA MAGAZINE launched last month as a quarterly and will go bimonthly in December.  The publication targets affluent, educated parents of children between the ages of 4 and 14.  Articles focus on travel, finance, counseling, health and fitness, media, local dining, fashion and home, and kids involved in community service.  Jemma Gafford is the editor-in-chief, and Amanda Goldstein is the publisher.

Initial circulation exceeded 20,000 and was distributed to homes, pediatric offices, and private schools in LA's high-income zip codes.  The magazine is also available by subscription and can be found on newsstands, in bookstores, and at upscale businesses.

Motivational magazine launches

June 9, 2008 - ATTITUDE DIGEST is a quarterly magazine focusing on motivation, team building, professional development, leadership, and personal success.  The publication includes cartoons; quizzes; inspirational quotes; articles about health, relationship support, and stress management; and interviews with and humorous anecdotes about those who feel they have benefited from a positive attitude.

Sam Glenn is the editor.  The title is published by Everything Attitude and is available by subscription.

New magazine highlights garages

June 9, 2008 - GARAGE STYLE MAGAZINE launched in May as a quarterly that showcases garages and has technical how-to articles, product reviews, and buyers' guides.  While early issues will focus on car garages, publisher-editor Don Weberg plans to expand coverage to airplane hangars and boathouses.

The publication is available on newsstands and in bookstores in the US and Canada and by subscription.

New magazine will target sophisticated New Yorkers

June 9, 2008 - MANHATTAN will launch in September.  Editor Richard Martin says the bimonthly will cover fashion, art, design, architecture, real estate, and "other things that matter to sophisticated New Yorkers," but will exclude politics, sports, and economic matters.

With a free circulation of 65,000, the magazine will be mailed to affluent households in NY. Modern Luxury is the publisher.

New lifestyle magazine targets trendsetters in San Francisco

June 5, 2008 - 944 SAN FRANCISCO is the seventh regional launch from 944 Media.  The monthly lifestyle magazine targets image-conscious individuals between the ages of 21 and 38 who have high disposable income.  Articles focus on fashion, music, dining, nightlife, celebrities, entertainment, travel, and cultural trends.

The new title has a circulation of 30,000 and is distributed free at luxury hotels, retail stores, and restaurants throughout San Francisco.

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Regional real estate magazine for NYC

June 5, 2008: AT HOME WITH METRO is a new glossy published by a partnership of Metro and the Real Estate Board of NY.  The quarterly covers real estate, lifestyle, and design in NY, as well as tips for buying and renting a home.  It targets young, active, well-educated residents of NYC and Westchester.  The first issue was sent to every member of the Real Estate Board and 12,000 brokers' offices.  In addition, it was inserted into select editions of METRO NEW YORK, a free daily newspaper that has a circulation of 310,000.

Ron Varrial is the editor.

City dwellers get new magazine

June 5, 2008 - LOFTLIFE focuses on city living and targets the sophisticated urbanite.  The magazine, which launched last month, covers interior decor, urban design and redevelopment, building transformations, and the cultural and community benefits of city living.  It is currently available by subscription and will be on newsstands and in bookstores in July.

Tom Eubanks is the editor-in-chief.  The title is published by Modern Holdings, Inc.

New lifestyle monthly to launch in Arkansas

June 5, 2008 - ARKANSAS LIFE, a monthly produced by the ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE, will launch in September and target educated, affluent state residents.  The magazine will cover wellness, design, home, dining, arts, culture, and travel beyond the state's borders.  Most of the initial 30,000 copies will be direct-mailed to those in central AR who have a home valued at more than $350,000 and to those outside of central AR who have a home valued at more than $500,000. About 10,000 copies will be available on free-standing racks and at upscale businesses throughout the state. Subscriptions will also be offered.

Christy Smith is the editor.

New entertainment magazine replaces another

June 5, 2008 - PIQ, a new magazine covering anime, movies, comics, and music, launched in April, replacing NEWTYPE USA, which was devoted only to anime.  The monthly targets fans of the aforementioned entertainment genres.  Articles "shine a light on overlooked projects, artists, creators, and studios throughout the entertainment industry."

PIQ, LLC is the publisher of the title, which is sold on newsstands and in bookstores throughout the US and Canada.  Subscriptions are also available.

Digital gamers get new magazine

June 2, 2008 - PLAYSTATION: THE OFFICIAL MAGAZINE is a new title from Future US that launched in November, almost year after Ziff Davis ceased production of the now-defunct OFFICIAL PLAYSTATION MAGAZINE.  The new publication targets young, male PlayStation enthusiasts and early adopters of digital entertainment and consumer technology. Published 13 times a year, the magazine includes previews of PlayStation games, interviews with senior executives and game designers, and news on downloads and games available on the PlayStation Network.

The initial goal is to sell 300,000 copies of the publication, by subscription and on newsstands, in the US and Canada. Rob Smith is the editor-in-chief.

New addition to "Edible" titles

June 2, 2008 - EDIBLE VANCOUVER, the second Canadian edition in the "Edible" title series, launched last month.  As with the other "Edible" magazines, EDIBLE VANCOUVER will highlight local food products, producers, wineries, breweries, recipes, and festivals.  Debbra Mikaelsen is the editor of the quarterly.

Edible Communities distributes 20,000 free copies at food co-ops, groceries, butchers, cafes, and bookshops throughout metro Vancouver and surrounding districts. Subscriptions are also available.

New culinary magazine will benefit NY food bank

June 2, 2008 - CAPITAL REGION CULINARY CELEBRATIONS will launch next week in and around Albany, NY.  Each issue will feature culinary events, regional and global cuisine, local restaurants and chefs, recipes, cooking profiles and articles reflective of the season, and a discount card for culinary-related businesses in the Capital Region.

The quarterly, with an initial circulation of 40,000, will be available on newsstands and by subscription, with partial proceeds donated to the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York. Laura Barokas is a co-publisher.

Clinical journal expands scope

June 2, 2008 - JOURNAL OF CLINICAL DENSITOMETRY ASSESSMENT OF CLINICAL HEALTH is the updated title of the former JOURNAL OF CLINICAL DENSITOMETRY, reflecting its expanded coverage from bone density measurement to the new inclusion of evaluations of bone strength and fracture risk. Articles and reviews focus on research and practice-oriented advice. The target audience is radiologists, endocrinologists, nephrologists, rheumatologists, gynecologists, family physicians, internists, and technologists whose patients require diagnostic clinical densitometry for therapeutic management.

The quarterly is published by Elsevier and is available internationally by subscription. Dr. Paul Miller is the editor-in-chief.

Animators to get new magazine

June 2, 2008 - GOMOTION, a new title from Software Media LLC, will launch in July.  The magazine is targeted to professional and beginning animators, animation fans, advertising agencies, movie and software companies, graphic designers, and creators of computer games.  Articles will cover the use of animation on the Web and in TV and cinema productions, in the game industry, and in commercial and everyday use.  Each issue will include interviews with professional animators, a calendar of animation events, and a DVD with tutorials.

The quarterly will be available on newsstands and by subscription in the US and Europe.  GOMOTION welcomes freelance submissions.  Guidelines are posted at

Local magazine highlights foreclosures

June 2, 2008 - DFW FORECLOSURES launched in February as a free, monthly local publication with foreclosure information for homeowners, buyers, investors, realtors, and lenders in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.  The Cash Media title is distributed via street boxes and at airports, convenience and grocery stores, and local retailers.  Articles focus on real estate market conditions, foreclosure processes, foreclosure loss mitigation, investment information and strategies, REO statistics and forecasts, mortgage information and market conditions, insurance concerns and information, title insurance, and renovations and rehabbing.

Article submissions from the local community are encouraged. Guidelines are posted at

New publication for education employees in Lawrence, MA

June 2, 2008 - THE LAWRENCE EDUCATOR is a new quarterly published by the Lawrence (MA) Public Schools.  Ten thousand copies of the premiere issue were distributed to the school system's 2,200 employees and were also sent to school districts in 22 states. The publication targets teachers, administrators, and principals.  Articles focus on students' accomplishments and ways to improve teacher instruction, student performance, and the city's educational system.

School Superintendent Wilfredo Laboy oversees the magazine.

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Fast News - more new magazines

June 2, 2008
AEROPLAN ARRIVAL, a magazine for 500,000 high-value program members of Aeroplan, the Air Canada/Star Alliance loyalty program, will launch in August. The publication will cover travel, lifestyle issues, and culture, and feature information about Aeroplan reward merchandise. Redwood Custom Communications will publish the title, in French and English, three times a year. The magazine will also be available online in 2009.
SHAKESPEARE SCENE is a new biannual that will launch this month focusing on the eponymous writer, poet, and dramatist; his works; and his times. The magazine, available by subscription and published by Ashokan International, will also include an international listing of Shakespeare performances and events.
HEALTHY COOKING is the newest title in the TASTE OF HOME series of magazines from Reiman Publications. The bimonthly features heart-healthy, low-sugar recipes and is distributed internationally by subscription.
SYNC is a weekly publication of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and is available in hotels, restaurants, office buildings, and museums in and around Little Rock, Sherwood, Jacksonville, Maumelle, Cabot, and Conway, AR. Each issue contains a calendar of events; articles on the local music scene; reviews of restaurants, movies, and technology products; and puzzles. Christy Smith is the editor.

New magazine will focus on casino resort security

May 27, 2008 - GLOBAL GAME PROTECTION is an annual magazine that will launch in February 2009, just prior to the World Game Protection Conference in March.  The publication is designed to focus on security and surveillance at casino resorts.  A circulation of over 20,000 will be achieved by poly-bagging with the February 2009 issue of GLOBAL GAMING BUSINESS; distribution at trade shows; and mailings to hotel and casino executives, table game and slot managers, security and surveillance executives, food and beverage directors, regulators, and law enforcement officials.

The publication will have regular features on cameras; digital recording; system design; Internet protocol video; table game, slot, and cage integrity; construction and surveillance; security techniques; scams; and international updates.  It will also include a listing of security companies and their products and services.  Roger Gros is the editor of this new title, which is a joint venture of World Game Protection and GLOBAL GAMING BUSINESS.

New magazine will replace discontinued title

May 27, 2008 - MY ONTARIO, a new English and French annual that will be launched later this spring by the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation, is replacing ONTARIO TRAVEL DISCOVERIES.  It will be aimed at families and upscale consumers in the Canadian market and will highlight Ontario travel experiences and ideas, including resorts and family getaways.  The magazine will also feature lists of restaurants, golf courses, spas, and wineries.

The majority of the 425,000 English copies will be available to subscribers of select newspapers across Ontario in high-income postal code areas.  The balance of the English issues and 20,000 French copies will be distributed to ONTARIO magazine subscribers and will be available at Ontario and regional travel centers.  It will also be downloadable at

New magazine dedicated to Northwest Coast

May 27, 2008 - NORTHWEST COAST is a new quarterly containing articles about the people, culture, and landscape of the Columbia Pacific region of southwest Washington State and northwest Oregon.  Art and poetry are also featured. The magazine is targeted to active local residents, as well as those who live beyond the coast and either own second homes or regularly vacation there.  Ten thousand copies of the first issue were mailed to potential subscribers, distributed to area businesses, and featured at festivals and special events throughout the region.  Beginning with the fall issue, copies will be available on newsstands throughout western Washington and Oregon.

Editor and publisher Bryan Penttila welcomes queries from freelancers.  Submission guidelines are posted at

New magazine will examine race relations

May 27, 2008 - RISEUP, a weekly newspaper insert addressing race relations, will launch June 22.  The first issue will have a circulation of 4 million and be distributed through the top 15-25 US metropolitan areas' newspapers. The publication will cover health, education, politics, business, and cultural uniqueness.

Janice Ellis is the executive editor.

Canadian suburban lifestyle magazine launched

May 27, 2008 - SUBURBAN LIFE is a new magazine from Metroland Media Group that is distributed to 150,000 households in southwestern Ontario via community newspapers.  The publication targets energetic readers aged 35-55 with children.  Content includes home and garden ideas, entertaining tips with recipes, local travel and entertainment, fashion, finance, and fitness.

Diane Tierny is the editor of this title that is published six times per year.

Fashion/lifestyle magazine to launch Canadian edition

May 27, 2008 - Z!NK CANADA will launch this fall as a spin-off of Z!NK, the New York-based fashion/lifestyle magazine.  The Canadian edition will have a projected circulation of 200,000 and target fashion-conscious, upscale readers.  Articles will focus on beauty, design, arts and entertainment, adventure travel, food and drink, and technology.

Published quarterly, the magazine will be available at airports, bookstores, pharmacies, and newsstands.  Sheriff J. Ishak is the editor-in-chief.

New magazine for Alabama's eastern shore

May 26, 2008 - TALK OF THE BAY is a new monthly focusing on the eastern shore of AL.  Editors David and Pam Brown distribute the publication for free throughout Fairhope, Spanish Fort, and Daphne, AL.  Subscriptions are also available.  The magazine includes a calendar of events, movie reviews, seasonal recipes, and articles on the local economy, coastal fishing, do-it-yourself projects, health and beauty, and local non-profits.

Readers are welcome to submit articles and photographs to

Magazine launched for new Canadian lawyers

May 27, 2008 - CANADIAN LAWYER ASSOCIATES is a quarterly spinoff of CANADIAN LAWYER.  The new publication from CLB Media caters to lawyers up to seven years post-call and is delivered to 10,000 associates culled from the Canadian Law List. Articles focus on advancing a legal career and balancing a young attorney's personal life.

Gail Cohen is the editor.

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Harvard undergrads launch research journal

May 22, 2008 - THURJ THE HARVARD UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH JOURNAL is a new glossy featuring the scientific research undertaken by the university's undergraduates, as well as op-eds, profiles on important contributors to scientific research, book reviews, and news on study abroad.  Four thousand copies of the first issue were published in late April and distributed to all undergraduates and to libraries on all of the school's campuses.

Co-editors-in-chief of the biannual are John Zhou and Shoshana Tell.

New magazine provides wedding ideas

May 22, 2008 - SOIREE is a new biannual targeting any bride-to-be who is planning her wedding in Central VA.  The magazine includes ideas for arranging a successful ceremony and reception.  With a circulation of 20,000, the publication is distributed via newsstands in and around Lynchburg, Roanoke, and Charlottesville, VA.

Stephanie McBride and Emily Hall are co-editors.

New magazine showcases history of Japanese cars

May 22, 2008 - JAPANESE NOSTALGIC CAR is a publication for collectors, enthusiasts, and drivers of vintage Japanese automobiles.  In addition to articles about Japanese car shows and the history behind various Japanese vehicles, the magazine includes a buyer's guide, product guide, readers' rides, a calendar of events, and editorials.

Benjamin Hsu is the editor of this quarterly that is currently available by subscription only.

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Eco-conscious Canadian title launches

May 22, 2008 - GOOD LIFE LIVING GREEN is a new eco-conscious biannual.  Fusion Publishing distributes 100,000 copies of the magazine with several Canadian daily newspapers delivered to select households with incomes of $85K+, and via national newsstands in Canada.  The magazine will later be offered free to subscribers who make a donation to one of the green foundations the magazine supports.  US distribution will follow in the publication's second year.

David Chalk is editor-in-chief of the magazine, which covers eco-friendly products and innovations, ecotourism, green building methods and sustainable development, green energy, food, health and spirituality, transportation, and green industries and businesses.

Fast News - more new magazines

May 22, 2008
WHAT'S ON THE MENU will launch this weekend in Saratoga, NY. The magazine will feature menus from 12 restaurants around Saratoga Springs and Saratoga Lake. Coupons for some of the eateries will also be included in the 10,000 copies that will be available in drop boxes around Saratoga. Garrett Gokey is a co-founder of the publication
CONDOSAVVY, a magazine focusing on Orlando's condominium towers may debut later this year, offering a glimpse at the lifestyles of those who live in the high-rises. The publication will target readers who are young, wealthy (or wannabe-wealthy) urbanites.
MISBAH, a new magazine focusing on the Muslim world and Islam, was launched by 12 Princeton University students on May 15. Executive editor Joy Karugu said, "Our audience is not only the Princeton campus, but we hope also beyond." The magazine highlights Muslim achievements in architecture, literature, and science, and includes art, photography, translated poetry, and commentary on current social, cultural, and political issues. MISBAH will resume publication at the beginning of the fall semester.

GA communities to get new monthly

May 19, 2008 - WEST COBBER, a new magazine that will launch in June, will be distributed for free in restaurants, churches, daycare centers, schools, and offices in Acworth, Kennesaw, and Powder Springs, GA.  Editor Cynthia Rozzo hopes that, like its 15-year-old sister publication, EAST COBBER, the new magazine will build a sense of community in the western part of Cobb County, GA by providing a forum for people to share opinions and information and by updating the citizenry about their elected officials and the issues facing them.

The monthly publication will have a circulation of 18,000, and each issue will include news about West Cobb people, places, politics, and businesses, as well as a community calendar.

Arts and fashion magazine launches in Canada

May 19, 2008 - SLEEVEEN is a new magazine focusing on original works of film, music, dance, theater, fashion, publishing, and graphic arts, as well as the people who drive these industries in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. The target market includes art and fashion aficionados and ex-patriot Newfoundlanders.  SLEEVEEN will be available at retail locations within St. John's, Newfoundland and by subscription.

RabittownMedia published 500 copies of the magazine's first issue.  Editor Paddy Barry anticipates that the quarterly will eventually be published bimonthly or monthly.

New magazine will focus on software

May 19, 2008 - FLASH&FLEX DEVELOPER'S MAGAZINE is a new quarterly that will launch in July.  Devoted to ActionScript development, Server Side interaction, and sound and animation functions, FLASH&FLEX is targeted to beginning and experienced graphic designers and Flash programmers. Each issue will have tips and tricks on creating applications using Flash/Flex; reviews of software, books, and new products; interviews with Flash experts; and a CD containing commercial applications and tutorials.

Sylwia Stocka is the editor of this new publication with a circulation of 7,000 copies that will be available by subscription and at Barnes & Noble and Borders stores throughout the US.  Software Media LLC is the publisher. Authors who would like to write for the magazine can contact Submission guidelines are posted at

New quarterly eschews instant news analysis

May 19, 2008 - DISPATCHES is a new quarterly containing in-depth news analysis of geopolitical events.  Distributed worldwide by subscription, each issue will focus on a central theme; the debut edition's is "In America."  The magazine's target audience includes those who eschew the fast-paced instant news analysis seen on 24-hour news networks and the Internet.  The publication is meant to appeal to foreign-affairs specialists and students of the subject.

Mort Rosenblum is the editor.

New magazine will target the health-conscious

May 19, 2008 - SPRY, a monthly health magazine from Publishing Group of America, will debut in September with a circulation of 9 million.  Articles will focus on diet, wellness, and recreation and leisure activities.  Bob Mattone has been named publisher of SPRY, which will be distributed via newspapers throughout the US.

According to Mattone, “Female boomers are gatekeepers to family health, and our distribution channel guarantees engagement with them.”

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Fast News - more new magazines

May 19, 2008
D.O.M. DIRECTOR OF MAINTENANCE is a trade magazine set to launch in July with an initial circulation of 20,000. The publication will target aircraft maintenance business leaders. Greg Napert is the publisher.
HEALTHYSTYLE, a monthly magazine from Parade Publications, will launch in September with a circulation of 8 million. The magazine, which will focus on health, food, fitness, nutrition, and beauty, and feature expert advice and celebrity tips, will be distributed weekdays in a number of top Parade newspapers.
THRILLING TALES touts itself as "pulp for the new millennium." The new quarterly from Adamant Entertainment features fictional stories that highlight the battle between good and evil. The publication is available by subscription and in bookstores and welcomes submissions from writers and artists. Guidelines are posted at

New magazine for Toronto cyclists

May 14, 2008 - DANDYHORSE, a new magazine for Toronto cyclists, will be released in July with 10,000 copies distributed for free at Toronto bike stores and community events, and in Toronto's 44 municipal wards.  Articles will cover commuting, safety, fashion, local history, advocacy, couriers, BMXers, products, and legal advice.  The target audience includes anyone who loves cycling in Toronto, including social riders, competitive racers, casual riders, and regular commuters.  Readers are health-conscious and concerned about the environment.

The magazine will be published three time per year on chlorine-free, 100% post-consumer wastepaper.  Tammy Thorne is the managing editor.  Dave Meslin is the publisher.

Role-playing gamers get new magazine

May 14, 2008 - ADVENTURE GAMES JOURNAL is a new bimonthly recently launched by Adventure Games Publishing. The magazine is dedicated to role-playing games and targets those who enjoy playing them.  James Mishler is the editor. Each issue includes new adventures, monsters, treasures, classes, races, and the campaign setting information that the reader, as player and/or judge, can use to improve role-playing game experiences.

The publication is available by subscription and in Wisconsin hobby shops.

High-end homes in three FL areas displayed in new magazine

May 14, 2008 - FDR FLORIDA DESIGNERS REVIEW is a new bimonthly that focuses on the lives of affluent residents of Tampa Bay, Sarasota-Bradenton, and Naples-Bonita Springs-Ft. Myers, FL from the perspective of the designers, architects, and artisans who create the atmospheres in which their well-to-do clients live.  Magazine features focus on kitchen, dining room, piano room, master suite, and game room.  Home values of FDR readers exceed the $500,000-$1,000,000 bracket.  Articles highlight the homes in upscale communities and metropolitan condominiums.

Publisher GR Wyse mails 50,000 copies of the magazine to high-net-worth households in the three regions showcased in the magazine.  Another 2,000 copies are distributed in area salons, day spas, country clubs, doctors' offices, yacht clubs, cafes, and on board private and fractional owners' aircraft. Mario Garcia is the editor.

New business journal for Western KY and Southern IL

May 14, 2008 - FOUR RIVERS BUSINESS JOURNAL is a new publication focusing on business news and issues in Western KY and Southern IL.  Articles will cover the Internet, law, government, manufacturing, small business, the workforce, and people on the move.  A calendar of business events is also included.

The new monthly is published by The Paducah (KY) Sun. Joe Walker is the editor.

BBC Magazines to launch new publication in US

May 14, 2008 - BBC KNOWLEDGE MAGAZINE will hit the US market in August. Features will cover science, history, and nature. Sally Palmer will be the editor. Andy Benham, Publishing Director of BBC Magazines Bristol, said, "While the content will feed American interests, the Britishness and BBC-ness of the magazine [will be an] alternative to what is currently on the market."

The bimonthly will be available on newsstands and by subscription, and will have an initial print run of 85,000 copies.

Magazine targets urban Alabamians

May 14, 2008 - THICKET is a new magazine targeting college-educated, affluent males and females living in Alabama's urban areas.  The bimonthly covers business, travel, design, environment, home décor, gardening, sports, shopping, politics, education, faith, food, music, and the arts in Alabama.  Primary distribution falls in major urban areas such as Birmingham, Montgomery, Mobile, Huntsville, Tuscaloosa, and Dothan.

Julie Keith is the editor-in-chief of THICKET, which is published by Thicket Media LLC.  Circulation is 30,000.  The magazine is available on newsstands and by subscription.

Magazine for Birmingham, AL women

May 14, 2008 - LIPSTICK is a new magazine aimed at women between the ages of 30 and 50 living in the Birmingham, AL area.  Billing itself as "smart, fun and fearless," the publication covers fashion, beauty, community events, health, and home.  Circulation is 25,000.  LIPSTICK is distributed free in local retail stores and is also available by subscription.

Tina Hatch, editor-in-chief, welcomes submissions from freelance writers, artists, and photographers.  She can be contacted at  Submission guidelines are posted at

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New publication targets small landowners in MT

May 12, 2008 - BIG SKY SMALL ACRES is targeted at new Montanans who buy relatively small parcels of land.  It covers seasonal topics aimed at helping new Montanans manage their small-acreage properties.  Each quarterly issue includes definitions intended to make newcomers a bit more Montana-savvy, articles on successful small-acreage owners, an advice column to which landowners can submit questions, and a list of free resources and contact agencies. Free copies of the publication are handed out at home shows, real estate workshops, and planning board meetings. It is also available by subscription.

The magazine is published by the MT State University Extension Service. Managing editor is Tanya Daniels.

New magazine for practitioners coordinating inpatient care

May 12, 2008 - HOSPITALIST NEWS is a monthly publication for specialists in hospital-based medicine.  It features clinical, health policy, and regulatory news for hospitalists. Articles focus on studies that affect inpatient care in cardiovascular medicine, gastrointestinal medicine, infectious disease, perioperative medicine, and pulmonary medicine.

Dr. Franklin Michota is the editor.  International Medical News Group is the publisher. Distribution is by subscription.

New magazine aimed at travelers to NY's capital and Adirondacks

May 12, 2008 - ALBANY/SARATOGA/ADIRONDACKS TRAVELHOST is a new member of the TRAVELHOST family of magazines.  This one targets business and leisure travelers to the region.  The bimonthly will include features on dining, shopping, entertainment, and attractions, and will be distributed in area hotel rooms.  Associate publisher is Vikki Moran.

The first issue had a circulation of 12,000.

New magazine targets those who hunt in AZ

May 12, 2008 - CANYON STATE HUNTER will premier in June with 10,000 copies.  The target market includes anyone who enjoys hunting in AZ.  Each issue will contain articles that cover hunting techniques, species information, state hunting regions, weapon use and maintenance, product reviews, and stories of the hunt.  Editor Neil Large encourages readers of CANYON STATE HUNTER to submit stories of their hunts to

The magazine will be self-published eight times a year and will be available through Arizona retailers and by subscription.

Magazine targets two MA suburbs

May 12, 2008 - THE ANDOVERS, a quarterly glossy, launched last month with a select mailing to 4,500 households in Andover and North Andover, two communities north of Boston, MA.  The magazine covers financial, travel, fashion, family, and epicurean news.  The target audience has an average household income exceeding $110,000; is between the ages of 35 and 54; and is an executive, manager, or professional.

Tracey Rauh Solomon is the editor-in chief of this publication from North of Boston Media Group.  Distribution is by subscription.

New magazine focuses on software

May 12, 2008 - BSD is a new magazine for beginning and experienced professional network and database administrators, system programmers, webmasters, and proponents of open source software.  Each issue contains information on Berkeley Software Distribution: safety, databases, multimedia, scientific tools, entertainment, programming, e-mail, news, and desktop environments.  The majority of readers are between 18 and 40 years old.

The technical quarterly is available by subscription and in Barnes & Noble and Borders stores.  Karolina Lesinska is the editor of BSD.  Software Media LLC is the publisher.

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New showcase for Northern KY real estate

May 8, 2008 - NORTHERN KENTUCKY REAL ESTATE, a new, free magazine, is now available in Kroger, Wal-Mart, banks, realtors' offices, and other locations in the Northern KY area. The publication targets home buyers and sellers in Campbell, Kenton, Boone, Gallatin, Grant, Owen, and Pendleton counties. Some 30,000 copies of the magazine made up the initial printing. Beyond the listings of existing homes, new home construction, multi-family properties, lots on which to build, and community directories, the magazine also includes information on topics such as how home mortgages work, how much house a buyer can should consider, and home inspections.

The magazine is published by the Northern KY Association of Realtors. Jim Schack is president.

New magazine will cover IT issues

May 8, 2008 - ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT QUARTERLY will launch in August 2008. The quarterly publication will be exclusively for executive managers, providing solutions for intricate IT issues. Written mostly by IT executives, the magazine will create a niche for communication between executives, IT professionals, and business solution planners on a functional, rather than a purely theoretical level. The magazine will also feature reviews of new products and experiences.

EMQ will be distributed to 42,000 business and technology decision-makers in mid to large organizations, throughout all major industries. Marina Ricci is the editor-in-chief, and Boston Hannah International is the publisher.

New journal launched for orthopedic practitioners

May 8, 2008 - CURRENT ORTHOPAEDIC PRACTICE is a peer-reviewed, general orthopaedic journal that translates clinical research into best practices for diagnosing, treating, and managing musculoskeletal disorders. The journal publishes original articles in the form of clinical research, invited special focus reviews, and general reviews, as well as original articles on innovations in practice, case reports, point/counterpoint, and diagnostic imaging. Published bimonthly, the journal covers the spine, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, knee, and foot and ankle, as well as pediatric orthopaedics, orthopaedic trauma, and sports medicine. The target market includes orthopaedic surgeons, trauma surgeons, clinicians, and researchers worldwide, physical and rehabilitation specialists, and other clinical professionals with an interest in new and established orthopaedic surgical techniques as well as the comprehensive treatment and management of the orthopaedic patient. Circulation is 1,000.

Dr. Andrew Crenshaw is the editor-in-chief. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is the publisher.

New journal accepting personal nonfiction

May 8, 2008 - MEMOIR (AND) is a new magazine seeking submissions of personal accounts through, as its tag line implies, autobiographical prose, poetry, essays, graphics, lies, and more. Writers can send submissions by going to Published biannually by the Memoir Journal Foundation, the magazine is available by subscription and in bookstores.

Candida Lawrence is the editor.

New scholarly journal examines race and ethnicity

May 8, 2008 - RACE/ETHNICITY: MULTIDISCIPLINARY GLOBAL CONTEXTS is a peer-reviewed journal that offers new ways for scholars, activists, and practitioners of the subject to exchange vital information, perspectives, and insights with each other. The publication contains comprehensive investigations, field pieces, and original essays that map the evolution of scholarly engagement with the theme.

It is published biannually by Indiana University Press and is available by subscription. The editors are John Powell and Mac Stewart.

Northwesterners get new sports publication

May 8, 2008 - SPORTS NORTHWEST MAGAZINE is a new, monthly publication from Media Index Publishing Group. Targeted to residents and fans of OR and WA (and not just their sports teams), the magazine covers destinations; sports gear; existing and growing sports like disc golf, kiteboarding, mountain biking, and fantasy baseball; as well as minor league teams and the better-known Seahawks, Sonics, and Trailblazers.

Seth Kolloen is the editor. The magazine is available on newsstands and by subscription.

Relaunched magazine targets achievers

May 8, 2008 - SUCCESS has relaunched after ceasing operations in 2001. The magazine is targeting the growing sector of entrepreneurs and home-based and small-business owners by including features that cover practical advice, ideas, tips and training on leadership, goal-setting, time-management, selling, and motivation. Renowned authors, experts, and thought leaders provide information to enhance business, relationships, wealth, and well-being. Currently bimonthly, the magazine will go monthly in October 2008. Circulation is 500,000. Distribution is by subscription and through national sales at major bookstores and retail outlets.

SUCCESS is published by Success Media. Deborah Heisz is editor-in-chief.

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Fast News - more new magazines

May 8, 2008
GREEN CONSTRUCTION PURCHASING is a retooled version of CONSTRUCTION PURCHASING, reflecting strong reader demand for information regarding green construction products and services. The magazine will serve the US green building market by reaching the largest commercial contractors and builders, architects, engineers, distributors and suppliers, all parties responsible for purchasing green construction materials. Each issue will focus on case studies, sourcing, technology, management, and product news. The magazine will reach 12,000 print subscribers and is published by Milo Media LLC.
CONSTRUCTION SUPPLY is set to launch in Fall 2008, targeting commercial tool, supplies, and light equipment distributors and rental businesses. The publication's goal is to help readers do their jobs better, more effectively, and more efficiently. This magazine is also published by Milo Media LLC, with each issue focusing on case studies, sourcing, technology, management, and product news. Distribution will be by subscription, with a circulation of 15,000.
KARIBBEAN UNDER ONE is a new magazine aimed at Central Florida's growing Caribbean community. The publication is edited by Michelle Allman, a Jamaican immigrant. The glossy quarterly grew out of her former newsletter. In addition to articles about cultural events and profiles of newsmakers and new businesses, the magazine covers health, immigration, and religion.
DISNEY EN FAMILIA will debut its premier issue on July 14, 2008. Disney Publishing Worldwide is launching this magazine targeting Hispanic moms who reside in the US and want to preserve their heritage and traditions. The quarterly publication will be completely Spanish language, offering parenting tips, recipes, party ideas, learning fun, travel tips, and ideas for preserving cultural traditions. Each cover will spotlight a different Latino celebrity parent and his or her everyday life with children. In addition, a Disney section will showcase previews of Disney movies, products, and attractions.

New foodie mags keep churning out copy

May 6, 2008 - EDIBLE ALLEGHENY is another new foodie magazine that will showcase local products, this time focusing on the Allegheny region of Western Pennsylvania. The magazine will publish bimonthly from April through December and welcomes essays, compositions, and features from the local food community.  Stories and anecdotes about farming, gardening, and making the region more sustainable can be sent to  Regular features in the magazine, which targets affluent, civic-minded readers, will cover food news, books, and culture; seasonal menus, recipes, and fresh ingredients; experiences about community-supported agriculture; regional restaurants cooking with local ingredients; local wineries, breweries, and enthusiasts; and a listing of farmers' markets and green events.

Christine Tumpson is the editor of this new magazine from Whirl Publishing.  Distribution is by subscription.

Foodies get more to digest

May 6, 2008 - EDIBLE FINGER LAKES, a new culinary magazine featuring Central New York, is dedicated to celebrating and promoting the regional food scene, with a focus on the many farms, vineyards, culinary artisans, chefs and home cooks, farmers’ markets, food shops, country inns, restaurants, and cafes.

Michael Welch is the publisher of this quarterly magazine from Edible Communities Publications that targets affluent, educated, community-minded consumers who are passionate about local foods and sustainability.  Stories are people-based and the pages are filled with color photography, artwork, and recipes.

The publication is distributed at wineries, grocery stores, and bistros in the 14 counties that comprise Central New York, and by subscription. Advertisers receive a free supply to give away to customers.

New magazine will cater to foodies

May 6, 2008 - FOOD NETWORK MAGAZINE is the tentative title of a new publication to be launched through a team effort of The Hearst Corporation and the Food Network.  The bimonthly magazine will target food lovers and cover trends, products, and everything else related to food and cooking. The first issue is set to debut in Fall 2008.

Tracy Saelinger will be the features editor.

Fast News – more new magazines

May 6, 2008
SPACES is a new magazine from The Day Publishing Company that will debut on July 2, 2008, targeting readers in eastern Connecticut and focusing on the region and how to make one's home more comfortable and beautiful, inside and out. Stories will cover the latest kitchen wares; food; gardening; before-and-after home-improvement projects; local designers, builders, and remodelers; and some of the most beautiful homes in the region. The monthly publication will be edited by
Eileen McNamara.
NJ TUNERS is a just-released seasonal magazine dedicated to serving the import car tuners of New Jersey. Every issue features modified Jersey rides, coverage of Jersey events, reviews of products, and tech talk.
NEW MEXICO BUSINESS MAGAZINE will be a new regional business title from Vertical Ascent, LLC, targeting CEOs, high-level executives, managers, and owners of small businesses. The magazine effectively replaces the NEW MEXICO BUSINESS JOURNAL, which closed shop earlier this year. Doug Stine will serve as publisher.

New magazine targets baby boomers in Central Virginia

May 5, 2008 - THE NEXT50 is intended to reach affluent baby boomers in Central Virginia.  The bimonthly magazine, just launched by Target Media, includes articles on second home and second careers, financial planning, local resources for retirement planning and caring for elderly parents, and active lifestyle issues from fitness to nutrition, travel, gardening, and cultural and dining offerings.  Publisher Eric Lund's target audience is under 65, the adult children of seniors who are influential decision makers in their parents' assisted living. (The magazine carries a number of ads for such facilities.) And like Lund himself, his readers also may be responsible for young children.  "I have an eight- and a ten-year-old," he says.

With an initial run of 15,000 copies, THE NEXT50 is distributed free on over 200 news rack locations in a nine-county region of Central Virginia in and around Charlottesville. Additional distribution is made to professional and real estate offices, medical offices, and active 50+ and seniors’ communities, and 2,000 copies are distributed inside home-delivered and newsstand copies of the Sunday New York Times in Central Virginia.

Anglers get new magazine

May 5, 2008 - EDDIES: REFLECTIONS ON FISHERIES AND CONSERVATION is a seasonal magazine targeted to anyone interested in fish culture and conservation.  It is published by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in keeping with its mission of working to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.  Topics covered include fish species, habitats, catching fish, the tackle industry, and profiles of important players in fishing culture.

Craig Springer is editor of this new publication, which is distributed by subscription.

New magazine fuels ethanol industry

May 5, 2008 - VITAL, a new magazine that will target the people behind the ethanol industry, as well as the people most impacted by the benefits the industry has to offer, will be printed on 100% recycled paper.  POET, a leading ethanol producer, is the publisher.  Each issue will include articles on the future of ethanol, community profiles, environmental advancements and industry issues, along with POET biorefining updates and editorial columns.

The quarterly publication is available by subscription and has an audience of 10,000. Jeff Broin is the CEO.

California, Nevada, and Hawaii see green

May 6, 2008 - CALIFORNIA GREEN MAGAZINE, NEVADA GREEN MAGAZINE, and HAWAII GREEN MAGAZINE will be launched on July 1, 2008, by The Green Living Expo.  Printed on 100% recycled paper with soy-based ink, the quarterly publications are dedicated to a better life through smarter living.  The magazines target affluent readers with eco-friendly products and services, and sections dedicated to green kids, building and remodeling, health and beauty, organic and natural products, green livng, eco-fashion, eco-cars, associations and non-profits, and natural food.  Each magazine is a promotion tool for green events and their advertisers. Each magazine will have a distribution of 40,000 to start.  They will be distributed in the top 18 markets in California, Nevada, and Hawaii, by subscription and in locations such as natural health food stores, grocery stores, and salons.

The editor for all the magazines is Shari Martinez.

Knitting publication targets North American enthusiasts

May 6, 2008 - VERENA KNITTING will launch its North American distribution this summer.  Available in Europe for ages, the North American edition will feature Americanized knitting instructions, lots of explanations, and pictures. Verena appeals to the young knitter's fashion sense and the veteran knitter's desire for classic patterns.  The magazine targets sophisticated knitters who are looking for the best in yarns and accessories.

Vikant Crafts Publishing will distribute 150,000 copies of the North America edition in knitting shops and by subscription. Valerie Kurita is the editor of this quarterly magazine.

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Rhode Island condo owners get advice in new publication

May 5, 2008 - CONDO OWNER MONTHLY is a magazine targeted to condominium owners and condo advertisers in Rhode Island.  The publication reports on the benefits of being a condo owner in today's economy.  Topics covered include achieving financial independence by owning a condo, making a condo more energy efficient, and updated condo fire codes.

Douglas Guilbert is the editor of this monthly magazine, which is available by subscription and published by Condo Enterprises, LLC.

Fans of the arts get new magazine in Monmouth County, NJ

May 2, 2008 - The Monmouth County (NJ) Arts Council has just released X● IT ARTZENE, a new quarterly magazine that strives to bring visibility to the art happenings in the county. Features include X●it Art, where you find out where you could wind up if you took any Monmouth County ramp off the Garden State Parkway and followed directions to a fine or funky art experience; In Strange Places, which celebrates the unconventional and looks to linkages that might not be obvious; Legends and Legacies, which honors the creative continuum, the blending of different generations of artists; and Check It Out, which connects a vast network of arts organizations and events across the county.

Members of the Monmouth County Arts Council will have the magazine mailed to their homes.  Claudia Ansorge is editor-in-chief.

New journal targets individuals with creative talents

May 2, 2008 - Pineapple Media Ltd. just launched DOSSIER, a biannual journal that features interviews, essays, photography, poetry, drawings, fiction, film reviews, recipes, and fashion profiles.  Skye Parrot is the creative director, and Katherine Krause is the editorial director.  The magazine was born out of their desire to provide a forum for many of the creative people they know to contribute projects and ideas in a free form magazine.

Individuals interested in contributing to the publication should contact

Magazine for Catholic educators relaunches under new name

May 2, 2008 - Hillside is the new publisher of HEART & MIND, which has relaunched under the new name, MATER ET MAGISTRA.  The magazine targets Catholic educators with the tag line, "Educating the Heart and Mind in the Catholic Home."  Features include a unit study pull-out section; resource reviews; and columns on literature, science, and the Liturgical Year.  There are lots of opportunities for readers to contribute.  Distribution is by subscription.

Margot Davidson is the editor of this quarterly publication. 

New magazine written for and by Canadian youth

May 2, 2008 - EVOKE MAGAZINE, a new publication written for and by Canadian youth, will soon be distributed to young Canadians from coast to coast.  The magazine's goal is to engage today’s youth to be productive citizens, participate in their community, build strong relationships, reach their full potential, and be leaders and innovators of tomorrow.  EVOKE will feature articles on social issues, sports, health, technology, academic achievement, music, culture and diversity, art, gaming, fashion, relationships, and myths and legends.

Michelle Forsyth is the publisher, and Dane Cove is the editor-in-chief.  EVOKE accepts solicited and unsolicited articles from youth all across Canada.  Go to for submission guidelines.

Actress/model wannabes will get advice in new magazine

May 2, 2008 - Vegas Style Publishing is getting set to launch VIDEOSTAR MAGAZINE, which will concentrate on the music video, television, and film industry.  The target audience includes people who yearn to become the next actress or model conquering the entertainment and fashion industry. The magazine will explore all sides of the business from production, to the procurement of models, to insights on how to break into the business.

The release date is May 10, 2008.  The publication will be distributed in the top 18 US markets.

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Fast News – more new magazines

May 1, 2008
● Wal-Mart has gotten into the publishing business with the release of a new magazine supplement, 30 DAYS OF HOME. This home design publication will be used to promote Wal-Mart's Canopy line of home furnishings. The supplement will be distributed free at Wal-Mart stores and in the June issues of COUNTRY LIVING; GOOD HOUSEKEEPING; HOUSE BEAUTIFUL, O AT HOME, O: THE OPRAH MAGAZINE, and REDBOOK.
● The Glover Group has launched NASHVILLE ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, a city entertainment guide to local art, theater, dining, music, history, shopping, and professional sports. In addition to newsstand sales, the magazine will be distributed by the Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Nashville Chamber of Commerce.
● The Repository (newspaper) of Stark County, Ohio, just launched ABOUT, a monthly magazine focused on county residents. "About will provide connections for Stark County residents who are already living their best life — it will show their faces, affirm their lifestyle and help them perfect their lives," said About Editor Darla Brown. The magazine will be delivered to doorsteps in select neighborhoods as a sample, and is available for purchase at The Repository and at several retail locations. Subscriptions are also available.
● Bantam Spectra just launched SPECTRA PULSE, a magazine for science fiction and fantasy fans. The publication features articles, excerpts, and interviews from Spectra authors, as well as specially-commissioned art, Spectra news, staff picks, and games and puzzles. Copies of the inaugural issue are available at comic book conventions.

New magazine focuses on business aspect of hip-hop

Vegas Style Publishing will release the first issue of HIP HOP BUSINESS JOURNAL on May 10, 2008.  The new magazine will focus on the business aspect of the hip-hop culture and the impact it has worldwide by highlighting the value of education, wealth management and entrepreneurship.  The target audience is Generation X and Y enthusiasts of the genre.  HHBJ will be distributed in the top 18 US markets.

Editor-in-chief is Kate Ferguson.

New teen girl magazine will lack skinny models

April 29, 2008 - MIR Communications will soon launch CANADIAN TEEN GIRL, an inspirational magazine targeted to the demographic represented by its title.  The publication will promote a healthy and positive body image featuring female athletes and musicians rather than models.  Every issue will include articles on street style, social and environmental responsibility, career advice and information, eco-chic fashion, general fashion and beauty, and movie, book, and music reviews.

Alexandra Kimball is the editor-in-chief of the quarterly publication that will have an initial circulation of 200,000 and be distributed in over 500 urban high schools in major markets.

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New magazine for the New York fashionistas

April 29, 2008 - New York Media Holdings, publishers of NEW YORK, debuted their spinoff publication, NEW YORK LOOK, on April 15.  This twice-a-year fashion magazine focuses on the bi-annual fashion week season, with coverage of behind-the-scenes fashion week logistics and politics, parties, personalities, and the creative process.

The magazine is edited by Maya Powell, is available on newsstands and by subscription, and is expected to have the same affluent readership as its upscale big sister, NEW YORK.  The next issue of NEW YORK LOOK will be published in November 2008.

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER launches East Coast edition

April 29, 2008 - THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER has launched an East Coast version dubbed THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: PREMIER EDITION.  The publication will have daily morning delivery to New York subscribers and additional circulation of 10,000 on Manhattan newsstands.  The magazine will offer day and date coverage of the New York and East Coast entertainment markets with a focus on news, analysis, and data from Wall Street to Madison Avenue.  It will also provide industry news from Hollywood and around the world.

Todd Cunningham is the national editor.

NCAA launches magazine supporting intercollegiate athletics

April 29, 2008 - The National Collegiate Athletic Association has launched CHAMPION, a quarterly magazine with the mission of illustrating how good people do great things to support intercollegiate athletics.  CHAMPION is written and edited for the NCAA membership, but the topics are of interest to individuals who follow the issues surrounding intercollegiate sports.  Each issue recaps NCAA news from the previous three months, including a regular column from NCAA President Myles Brand, reader feedback and commentary, news developments, short profiles on people involved in college sports, summaries of activity from around the Association, recaps of championships, statistics, research, puzzles, book and movie updates, and media reviews.

Copies of each issue are provided at no charge to athletic administrators and coaches at more than 1,000 NCAA member institutions.  Annual subscriptions are also available.  Gary Brown is the editor of this magazine with a circulation of 30,000.

Wall Street Journal will have magazine spin-off

April 29, 2008 – Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp., current owner of Dow Jones News Service, will have Ellen Asmodeo-Giglio and Tina Gaudoin as publisher and editor-in-chief, respectively, of WSJ., its upcoming weekend magazine.  (Yes, the period is part of the magazine’s name.)  This luxury lifestyle quarterly magazine will debut in September with a U.S. circulation of 800,000 targeted to the 15 largest metro markets, including subscribers with a median household income of $300,000, plus a newsstand distribution.  An addition 167,000 copies will be distributed in Europe and Asia. The company hopes to make WSJ. monthly in 2009.

With “The Luxury of Choice” as its tagline, Gaudoin says she intends to make WSJ. “…the authority on modern wealth,” and that the magazine will differentiate itself with wit and irreverence.

Fast News - more new magazines  

April 29, 2008
● On Father’s Day, Promise Keepers Canada will launch SEVEN, a Christian magazine with a primary audience of Canadian men. The magazine will uphold Christian principles, be thoroughly rooted in Christian understandings, and provide information and perspectives grounded in a biblically informed worldview, but it will not shirk from an edgy approach and no topic is off limits.
BEACHBLVD BRIDE, a coastal Mississippi magazine designed to help engaged couples plan their weddings, will launch in June as a spin-off of the one-year-old BEACHBLVD magazine published by the Sun Herald. It will appear twice a year and be mailed free to each bride whose engagement is announced in the Sun Herald. It also will be distributed at key bridal registries through the area, in all advertiser locations, and at bridal events. Dana Sleger is the magazine's editor.
● Curtis Circulation recently debuted the first issue of GIRLS GONE WILD magazine, which follows in the footsteps of its similarly-named older sister, the GIRLS GONE WILD video/DVD series. The target audience is 18-to-35-year-olds. Each bimonthly issue will feature editorials and pictorials of the scantily-clad Girls Gone Wild girls, tours and events, and a DVD.
● The Star Press of Indiana will launch M MUNCIE MAGAZINE in mid-June 2008. Larry Shores will be the editor of this upscale, quarterly magazine aimed at people with an interest in travel, dining out, recipes from local and regional chefs, arts and culture activities, recreation, healthy living advice, financial tips, fashion trends and home décor. The magazine targeted advertisers who want to reach that audience, but will be available for sale at select newsstands. A subscription service is also likely.

New magazine highlights gospel entertainment industry

April 24, 2008 – THE GOSPEL MAGAZINE is a relative newcomer that bills itself as “the official voice of gospel entertainment.”  Partners Yusuf Vernon and Aundre Franklin, age 27 and 29, respectively, are targeting an equally young demographic of readers with features that include interviews with gospel entertainers; reviews of movies, CDs, and stage productions; and testimonies.  Advertising is restricted to religious topics.

This quarterly publication has a print-run of 40,000-50,000.  Its distribution is currently limited to Atlanta and all of Florida, with mass mailings to radio stations, music conferences, and record labels across the country.

New Canadian men’s magazine debuts

April 24, 2008 – SHARP, a luxury lifestyle publication for ambitious and successful men debuted on April 21.  Targeted at Canadian men aged 25-54, who value intelligence, style and sophistication in their personal brand, Sharp is published six times per year with a circulation of 150,000.  Starting in June, Sharp will be distributed in Air Canada’s Maple Leaf lounges.

The magazine covers health and wellness, music, entertainment, alcohol, recipes, style tips, gadgets, and issues of social significance and global scope.  It also includes celebrity interviews.

Michael La Fave is the editorial director of this new publication from Contempo Media, Inc.

New women's Magazine to focus on eco-friendly lifesytle

April 24, 2008 - POSITIVELY GREEN, new quarterly magazine geared towards women who want a no-nonsense solution guide to living a greener, healthier life, will launch in bookstores and retail stores nationwide in early August.  The magazine is the brainchild of publisher and editor Kelly Magill.

Features will incorporate travel, fashion, gossip, cooking, health, home decor, and juggling work and children.

New magazine focuses on healthier living on Canada's east coast

April 24, 2008 - Saltscapes magazine has partnered with the QEII Foundation to launch LIVING HEALTHY IN ATLANTIC CANADA, a bi-annual magazine with a focus on health, medicine and disease prevention.  We have some of the highest and worst statistics in the country for incidence of cancer, cardiovascular ailments, and diabetes.  We are not a healthy community,” says editor and co-publisher Jim Gourlay.  He would eventually like to turn the magazine into a quarterly.

The magazine will feature content relating to fitness, diet, weight control, mental health, chemical ingestion, air pollution, diet supplements, men's and women's health, research and technology, holistic health, new surgical procedures, and regional health statistics in comparison to the rest of Canada and other nations.  About 35,000 copies will be distributed as an insert with Saltscapes, with an additional 15,000 available at hospitals and in patient waiting rooms throughout the Atlantic Canada region.

Advertisers range from large drug companies to local opticians.

New lifestyle magazine has its eye on wealthy Canadians

April 24, 2008 - In June 2008, Studio Publications will debut 50,000 copies of a luxury lifestyle biannual magazine called INSPIRED THINKING.  Created for high-net-worth customers of Manitoba's Wellington West Capital, most of the initial copies will be delivered to those clients.  The publication will have expert opinions on new developments on the travel, style and culinary fronts.

The magazine's goal is to inspire readers to celebrate their success and enjoy the food, wine, cultural, and fashion scenes across Canada and abroad.  

Fast News - more new magazines

April 24, 2008
BLENDED, a glossy monthly lifestyle magazine distributed in the Martin, St. Lucie, and Indian River counties of Florida, focuses on people of color who have created successful businesses in the local community. Publisher and managing editor is Jay Lundy, Sr.
TENNIS VIEW is TAZ Publications’ new magazine for the female recreational tennis player. The primary reader is 35+; married with children; educated; belongs to a tennis club; plays league tennis regularly; is fitness-, health- and beauty-conscious; enjoys travel, luxury items, and fine dining; and is socially connected and influential. The Tennis View reader wants to learn how to enjoy and improve her game, what new equipment and apparel are available, and be entertained in the process.
FEEDFRONT, a new magazine from Missy Ward and Shawn Collins of Affiliate Summit, will launch in June 2008. The magazine targets affiliate marketers, and the initial run of 5,000 copies will be sent to past Affiliate Summit attendees. The publication will focus on breaking into the affiliate marketing industry, tips on being an affiliate and an affiliate marketer, and the future of affiliate marketing.

New Canadian beading magazine launches

April 22, 2008 – recently launched CANADIAN BEADING, a quarterly magazine that is designed to address the needs and dreams of Canadian beaders and bead suppliers, and foster the industry in Canada.  Each issue will look at beading in a different culture.  This feature will be called "World on a String," and will, in future issues, look at parts of India, China, Southeast Asia, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America.

Other features include an advice column, contests, and over a dozen articles on beading projects, including some for kids.

Alison Savage is the editor of this publication.

New magazine takes tongue-in-cheek look at consumerism

April 22, 2008 – The inaugural issue of SPLURGE hit the newsstands this month, touting itself as a publication that “decodes and defaces the ostentation of contemporary consumer culture: by any means necessary.”  Often profane and frequently irreverent, SPLURGE includes prose, poetry, fiction, non-fiction, photo essays, and visual art.  There is also a section of sardonic classified ads that are socially or politically relevant.

Devin McCawley is the editor of this publication from Greensleeve Editions of Edmonton, Canada.

The magazine targets those who appreciate poking fun at the motivators of consumer action and inaction.

New wine magazine focuses on Southern Californians

April 22, 2008 – COLOR AND AROMA is “written for the enjoyment of wine, food, and life and exploring the trends and drivers of art and style in Southern California.”  It’s geared to those who enjoy the finer aspects of living.  Additional topics include fashion, travel, and entertainment.

This bi-monthly magazine is published by OC Grapevine. While initial distribution targets Southern California, by year’s-end, the publisher plans distribution in Chicago, New York, and Las Vegas.

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World Wrestling Entertainment launches magazine for kids

April 22, 2008 - World Wrestling Entertainment® recently debuted WWE KIDS, a new consumer magazine targeting 6-to-14-year-olds.  The bi-monthly launched on April 15 and was supported with a comprehensive cross-platform blitz, including a 100,000-unit pallet promotion in Wal-Mart stores.

“With content ranging from fitness and nutrition to geography to esteem building, ‘WWE Kids’ will appeal to children, their parents, and their teachers.  Young fans will get to know their favorite Superstars through activity-based art projects, fun games, interviews and trivia,” said Editorial Director Tony Romando.

Fast News - more new magazines

March 28, 2008
SIERRA NEVADA BOOMERS is an active lifestyle magazine for 50+ residents in the Reno, Lake Tahoe, and Carson City areas. Topics include news, money, health, travel, relationships, new careers, events and entertainment. Peter Kostes is the executive editor of this quarterly Sierra Nevada Media Group publication. The debut issue is available on newsstands.
GOODCAUSE is for the residents of Austin, TX who are interested in philanthropy and volunteer work in the area. The focus is on raising awareness about the needs of Central Texans, as well as profiling donors and philanthropists. Monica Maldonado Williams is at the helm of this October Custom Publishing magazine, and is actively seeking writers for the premiere issue. The publishing frequency, circulation, and distribution is not yet defined.
Q’S BLACKBOOK is a regional lifestyle magazine for the Ypsilanti, MI area. Topics range from serious profiles, news, entertainment reviews, local fashion, and health and fitness, to uplifting and fun trivia items. Quincy Robinson oversees this publication, which debuted in December and will publish its next issue in late April.

Fast News - more new magazines

March 26, 2008
• 805 WEDDINGS caters to affluent women in the California counties of Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo. Topics include “stylish options for fashion, jewelry, photography, flowers, invitations, caterers, ceremony and reception venues, and honeymoon destinations.” Lynne Andujar is editor-in-chief of this 3Digit Media magazine, a sister title to 805 LIVING. 25,000 copies of the annual were distributed this month; a bi-annual frequency is being considered for 2009.
• COLOR AND AROMA is a lifestyle magazine for affluent southern Californians. Coverage ranges from wine, food, living, and entertainment to style, art, fashion and travel. The bi-monthly title, published by OC Grapevine, debuted this month with a distribution of 40,000 copies. Distribution expansion to Chicago, New York and Las Vegas is expected by the end of the year.
• ANGLER offers “fishing stories, how-to information and important lobbying information.” Published by the Boat Owners Association of the United States, 50,000 copies of the debut issue were distributed this month to association members and in West Marine boating stores nationwide. The publishing frequency is three times per year.
• The VANCOUVER BUSINESS JOURNAL is for area business professionals, entrepreneurs, business managers and business owners. The focus is on news, events and B2B networking. Filomena Spitale is editor of this monthly Canwest Publishing magazine, which debuted earlier this year with a circulation of 16,000.

Fast News - more new magazines

March 24, 2008
• WWE KIDS aims to engage 6- to 14-year-olds into the world of wrestling, with fun, age-appropriate content. Shane McMahon, Executive Vice President of global media for WWE, is at the helm of the bi-monthly magazine, which will launch on April 15.
• MILLER-MCCUNE will be “providing well-researched solutions to society’s most serious problems.” Content will come from “leaders in the fields of government, academia, business, philanthropy and journalism.” John Mecklin is the editor-in-chief of this bi-monthly magazine, which launched on March 20 in the U.S. and Canada. The title is published by the Miller-McCune Center for Research, Media and Public Policy, with support from its sister foundation, Sage Publications.
• ETHANOL RETAILER targets the 22,000 independent fuel retailers with content ranging from resources, legislation, and technical issues, to news and success stories. Publisher Robert White oversees this quarterly magazine, which was recently launched by the Ethanol Promotion and Information Council.
• SUSQUEHANNA BUSINESS LIFE chronicles business challenges, growth, and how-to knowledge for companies in central Pennsylvania. Publisher Erica Shames, who is also at the helm of sister title SUSQUEHANNA LIFE, will debut this magazine in April. Distribution is by direct mail to 15,000 business executives in the area. A second issue in October is planned.

Spiritual magazine plans to grow 

March 24, 2008 - PRECOGNITO offers "practical information and helpful hints that are certain to promote positive change in your life."  The focus is on "accessing the spirit world for inspiration" and offering information on products of interest.

Kim Stempien is publisher/editor of this quarterly Ozz Media magazine, which debuted with the Spring 2007 issue.  10,000 copies are distributed to retailers, with an increase to 50,000 copies planned for the Fall 2008 issue.  A bi-monthly publication schedule is expected in 2009. 

New airline magazine launches

March 21, 2008 – EOS CLASS is the new in-flight magazine for Eos Airlines, which travels between London and New York City, and in May, will add Newark, NJ.  Topics cover lifestyle, business, and personal interests of Eos guests that include travel, shopping, food and the arts.

The quarterly magazine is published by Elite Traveler and debuted in mid-March.  Distribution is through on-board flights, Eos lounges, and at select establishments in the destination cities.

Fast News - more new magazines

March 21, 2008
HOPE TODAY MAGAZINE “tackles life situations on an inspirational level.” Topics range from sports, history, and business news information to profiles, music, women’s insights and men’s views. John Parks oversees this bi-monthly title, which launched one year ago.
EDIBLE GRAND TRAVERSE is the newest food lifestyle publication in the Edible Communities group. Publishers Charlie Wunsch and Barb Tholin offer residents in northwest Michigan information about “what’s in season, where to find it, and how to enjoy the best.” Topics include profiles and overviews of farmers, fishermen, vintners, brewmasters, chefs, home cooks and artisan food producers. The magazine debuts with the Spring 2008 issue, which can be found at area food stores and farmstands.
PASADENA MAGAZINE is for the residents of Pasadena, CA. Lifestyle coverage includes “the people, places and events that define the subtle beauty, the easy lifestyle and the rich heritage” of the region. Topics range from dining and entertainment to culture, fashion and business information. The monthly publication premiered in late August 2007.
SOLUTIONS AT HAND is a home improvement magazine targeting people in the Ocean County, NJ area. The main categories are decorating and design, home improvement and basics, kitchen and bath, outdoor living and landscaping, and home technology. This quarterly Idearc Media publication, in partnership with Meredith Publishing, debuted with the May-July 2007 issue.

Fast News - more new magazines

March 19, 2008
ROOTS AND WINGS is a parenting resource for the Lunenburg and Queens counties of Nova Scotia. Content includes a “wide array of issues that present themselves to parents on a daily basis.” Allison Rew is editor of this bi-monthly magazine, which debuted with the March/April issue and is distributed in libraries, businesses, and community newspapers.
COILHOUSE, an online alternative culture blog, is developing its first print issue. Topics range from art and fashion to technology, music and film. Nadya Lev is at the helm of this venture.
SOLO MAGAZINE targets single people in Wichita, KS with content appropriate for never married or divorced residents who may or may not have children. Laurie Lassley created this bi-monthly magazine, which debuts in late March and will have an initial distribution of 10,000 copies.
CENTRAL JERSEY MOMS is a regional magazine covering health, happiness, parenting, food, advice, and a feature for dads. The weekly title is a joint venture of the Courier News and Home News Tribune, which debuted in late February. The co-editors are Lisa Intrabartola and Deirdre Pitney.

Lifestyle magazine relaunches under new publisher

March 17, 2008 - MARYJANESFARM targets women ages 25-49 with health, environment, and farm-centric lifestyle information.  Topics include "organic food, clothes and personal care products."

John Pagliaro is at the publishing helm of this quarterly magazine, which has been acquired by Belvoir Media Group, publishers of sister title MARY ENGELBREIT'S HOME COMPANION.  An initial ratebase of 100,000 for the Spring debut issue will most likely grow as the magazine moves to a bi-monthly schedule in 2009.

Fast News - more new magazines

March 17, 2008
PAIN PATHWAYS is a business journal about the health care costs and a guide to information about pain. Dr. Richard Rauck oversees this quarterly publication, which debuts this month. 50,000 copies of the inaugural issue are being distributed nationwide.
THE FUN FINDER is “the ultimate cure for boredom,” with topics ranging from “skydiving, to concerts, to dining at the golf course, and everything in between.” Carey Brown is the founder of this monthly digest-sized guide, with an initial focus on the Gwinnett County, GA area. Additional markets are planned for March 2009.
ST. MARY’S MESSENGER is along the lines of HIGHLIGHTS, but geared specifically towards children of the Catholic faith. A well-received sample issue is being followed up with plans for national publication beginning in fall.
PHILLY.MS is for the residents of eastern Mississippi. The main categories of arts, entertainment and culture will include coverage of reviews, movie listings, commentary, previews, upcoming events, and personality profiles. The weekly magazine is a publication of The Neshoba Democrat and debuted at the end of February.

Fast News - more new magazines

March 14, 2008
WILLAMETTE WOMAN is a regional lifestyle magazine for the Willamette Valley area of Oregon. Topics include travel, dining, home, multimedia, garden, health and fitness, and finances. Editor Marion Barnes oversees this bi-monthly magazine, which debuted in October 2007 and is distributed at a number of locations.
LIVING HEALTHY IN ATLANTIC CANADA is all about healthcare news for the region, including lifestyle options, dietary choices, progressive treatment, and research. The bi-annual QEII Foundation magazine will distribute 50,000 copes as a supplement with SALTSCAPES, the partner publishing company, as well as throughout the QEII Health Sciences Centre.
COCHISE CHOPS is a regional Daytona, FL magazine aimed at the no-frills motorcycle rider and gearhead. James Powell is at the helm of this monthly magazine, which debuted with the February issue and is distributed by subscription and at local motorcycle-related shops.
COWGIRL LIVING is a western lifestyle magazine for women interested in a western way of life, including tips on juggling family, career and horse activities, western fashion, cowgirl celebrities, and helpful tips for barn and home. Flying A Publishing, based in Lohrville, IA, debuted the bi-monthly magazine with the March/April issue. Distribution is through subscription.
BIG SKY-SMALL ACRES covers seasonal topics for new small acre landowners in Montana, who may arrive with many questions and misguided notions. A collaboration between several state agencies, the quarterly magazine debuted in December 2007. Distribution is by subscription, which is being handled by the Montana State University, Extension Communications’ office.

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March 10, 2008
SHERMAN TODAY is being distributed to every household and business in Sherman, TX. Published by the Chamber of Commerce, the quarterly magazine “features non-profits, local businesses, and community members.”

• ALTERED COUTURE is “dedicated to altered and embellished clothing and accessories.” The focus is on wearable art and includes creative ideas, inspiration, how-tos, and information on various techniques with different materials and products. Published by Stampington & Company, the quarterly magazine debuted with the Summer 2007 issue.
• DONATO is a beauty, fashion, and lifestyle from hair stylist John Donato, in partnership with Rodenkirchen Communication. Editor Sheila Stanley is at the helm of this magazine, which debuted with the Spring 2008 issue and was distributed as an insert to Toronto-area newspapers and to Donato’s salons. The initial circulation of 120,000 copies may increase with the planned fall and possible holiday issues.
HEALTH MICHIGAN is a business-to-business magazine for health care professionals. Mark Fellows is editor of this quarterly title, which replaces HEALTH QUARTERLY. The state-wide publication reports on the “state’s health care industry news.”

Regional lifestyle magazine launches

March 6, 2008 - 520 LIVING derives its name from the region's area code and targets 35- to 55-year-olds in southern Arizona.  Topics include "home, dining, recreation, travel, community, health and shopping."

Larry Stinson is the publisher of this quarterly DollarWorks Publishing magazine.  The Spring 2008 debut issue has a distribution of 30,000 copies through subscriptions and area bookstores and newsstands.

Fast News - more new magazines

March 6, 2008
ALLURE SPA, a sister title to ALLURE magazine, is for women interested in more information about the luxury spa experience, including beauty treatments, diets, and spas providing medical treatments. Nancy Berger Cardone is at the helm of this annual publication, which will debut in September and distribute 200,000 copies to spas and salons nationwide.
LUXURY AVENUE is a lifestyle magazine focused on fashion, entertainment, art and culture, travel, and events. The target audience represents the top 20 percent of wage earners in the Sioux Falls, SD area. Jon Roberts is the founder of this regional publication and plans to franchise the title into cities throughout the U.S.
FOOT & ANKLE SPECIALIST targets surgeons, physicians, specialists, practitioners, and therapists with information regarding instability, arthritis, sports, orthopedics, infection, pain, and overall care. Babak Baravarian and Gregory Berlet edit the bi-monthly journal, which is published by Sage Publications and debuted with the February issue.
OUTREACH is for the residents of Southeast Louisiana and reports on the latest medical advances, wellness information, and events/support offered by the Ochsner Health System. GLC Custom Publishing oversees the bi-annual magazine, which recently released the first issue and has a direct mailing of 250,000 copies.

Search engine site to launch new magazine

February 21, 2008 - INTERNET & COMPUTER GUIDE will offer articles "on everything from computer software to the newest place to put your blog and everything in between."  Topics include new and valued websites, news on upcoming technology, and web navigational tools.

Jennifer Showalter is editor of this bi-monthly publication from A distribution of 15,000 copies to the U.S. and Canada will begin with the debut issue in early April.

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New magazine for paralegals

February 21, 2008 - KNOW is for paralegals looking for illumination on the "tools, tactics and strategies for a successful worklife and lifestyle balance."  Topics range from work habit trends and influential people in the industry to networking, case law, technology, resources, and stress reduction information.

Chere Estrin is the founding editor of this bi-monthly magazine, which debuts with the June/July issue.  Distribution is through subscriptions and is available in the U.S. and Canada, with a discount for students.

Genealogy basics explained in new magazine

February 21, 2008 - DISCOVERING FAMILY HISTORY targets "people who are starting their genealogy, need a refresher course or are tackling a new aspect of genealogy."

Edward Zapletal is editor of this bi-monthly magazine from Moorshead Magazines, which is headquartered in Toronto. The May/June debut issue, a sister title to FAMILY CHRONICLE and INTERNET GENEALOGY, will have a distribution of 15,000 copies on newsstands in both the U.S. and Canada.

New teen magazine stays away from overt fluff

February 21, 2008 - CANADIAN GIRL speaks to the urban teen demographic in a serious manner, with the focus on "girls who are making a difference in their communities or globally."  At the same time, fitness, beauty and style will be covered as well.

Alexandra Kimball is editor of this five-issues-per-year magazine, which will launch in May with 200,000 copies distributed to Canadian high schools.  Distribution will also be through subscriptions.

New lifestyle magazine for Iowans

February 21, 2008 - OUR IOWA is a regional magazine that captures the best of the state in articles, field reports, and photographs.  The tone is conversational, light-hearted, and written in large part by the readers.

Jerry Wiebel is the editor of this bi-monthly publication, which debuted with the December/January issue.  The subscriber base is over 23,000, but additional distribution information was not immediately available.

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February 15, 2008
The Reader’s Digest Association will discontinue its LIGHT & TASTY publication next month and replace it with HEALTHY COOKING. The 500,000 circulation will shift as well. The focus is on the growing interest in wholesome eating.
MODERN WITCH targets the witch, pagan and Wiccan community. Content ranges from green technologies and life and family to worldwide views of daily living, fiction and fantasy stories, how-tos, poetry, and tradition. Sandy Lareau is editor of this quarterly magazine, which will be debuting in the near future.
YH, or YOUR HARTFORD DOT COM magazine, is for professionals in Hartford, CT. The focus is twofold: to “highlight the younger working generation” and “illustrate Hartford’s diversity.” Kashif Quraishi is at the helm of this magazine, which debuted in January and is distributed in clubs, restaurants, and hotels.

New LGBT magazine for northeast

February 12, 2008 - N'TOUCH NEW ENGLAND is for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Maine. Content ranges from news and politics to regional entertainment "in the diverse gay communities of New England."

Publisher Bill Berggren oversees this weekly magazine, which is based in Boston and distributing 15,000 copies throughout the six states.

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February 12, 2008
TALK BUSINESS QUARTERLY covers business and political issues in Arkansas, including people, community, and business profiles, and a look at economic data at both the state and local level. Roby Brock is at the helm of this magazine, which recently debuted.
WORLD AFFAIRS, published on and off since 1837, was re-launched last month. The magazine is a “journal of ideas and debate” regarding U.S. foreign policy. Lawrence Kaplan is editor of this quarterly title, which is published by Heldref Publications and debuted with the Winter 2008 issue.
JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH is a biomedical journal addressing the areas of cellular therapy and genomics in cardiovascular disease. Dr. Nabil Dib and Dr. Jennifer Hall are the editors-in-chief of this quarterly publication, which debuts in March and is published by Springer, a division of Springer Science+Business Media.

New healthcare magazine for women

February 7, 2008 - GREAT HEALTH is aimed at middle-aged women interested in news about healthcare options, articles on health, wellness, spirituality, healthy eating, health-travel, news, and medical breakthroughs.

Beth Salmon is editor-in-chief of this monthly Basic Media Group magazine, which is being published on behalf of CVS/Pharmacy. The May debut issue will be direct-mailed to 500,000 top tier CVS ExtraCare cardholders.

Regional nightlife magazine launches

February 7, 2008 - METROMIX LOS ANGELES, an online daily guide to nightlife in Los Angeles, is going to print. The focus is on trend-oriented news, both local and national about restaurants, bars and clubs, events, music, movies, style, and TV, and the target audience is Los Angeles residents 21- to 29-year-olds.

Alexandra LeTellier is managing editor of this weekly publication, which debuts on February 8.

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New in-flight magazine for Air North

February 7, 2008 - YUKON, NORTH OF ORDINARY offers content ranging from events, news, and business to trivia, music, and cuisine specific to this Canadian territory.

Lily Gontard is editor of this quarterly Harper Street Publishing magazine, which debuted one year ago. 20,000 copies are distributed as the in-flight magazine for Air North as well as in top hotels and stores throughout Canada.

New magazine about regional change

February 1, 2008 - THE NEW WEST is all about the culture, economy, politics and lifestyle of Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, Washington and Oregon. Topics focus on current growth and change, including new developments, sustainable building, and design solutions.

Robert Struckman is editor of this quarterly New West Publishing magazine, which will premiere in April.

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New magazine for the affluent in Denver

February 1, 2008 - DENVER MAGAZINE will cover topics from wellness, beauty and fashion to city stories, culture, dining, real estate, sports, and area travel destinations.

Editor Dahlia Weinstein oversees this bi-monthly publication, which debuts today. The initial distribution of 35,000 is to high-income neighborhoods and on magazine racks.

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February 1, 2008
LIFE IMAGES combines photography with the story behind the picture. Published quarterly by Stampington & Company, the magazine debuted in January and is actively seeking submissions.

STRETCHING CANVAS showcases the artwork of tattoo artists using media other than skin. The quarterly magazine is a sister title to TATTOO ART.

EDUCATION SALES MAGAZINE is a B2B publication targeting education suppliers and vendors. Therese Mageau is editor-in-chief of this bi-monthly 1105 Media title, which is due to debut in June with a distribution of 25,000 copies.

Regional lifestyle magazine about wine

January 30, 2008 - VIRGINIA WINE LOVER will be covering the people, places, events and trends within the wine industry as related to Virginia wine making.  Topics include profiles of state wineries and those areas as tourist destinations.

Patrick Evans-Hylton is editor of this quarterly magazine, which will debut in May with a circulation of 80,000 copies. Distribution will be through subscriptions and in retail sales outlets, as well as visitors centers.

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January 30, 2008
HEALTHBEAT, a health magazine from The Herald News in Fall River, MA, has been replaced with LIVING WELL. Lynne Sullivan is the editor of this new monthly publication, which focuses on diet, exercise, heart health tips, recipes, and area events and profiles.
CORDUROY is an arts and culture magazine interested in showcasing new artistic talent and reviewing classic favorites, with an additional focus on the background, influences, and nuances of each artist. The quarterly publication is currently working on Issue 3.
HEALTH FOR WOMEN provides health, wellness, food, fitness, and holistic health care information with content that “women can act on immediately to promote their own health and that of their family and aging relatives.” The quarterly magazine, set to debut in March, is from The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses and is published by Wiley-Blackwell. Distribution will be by nurses to female patients at the point-of-care location as well as by subscription and controlled circulation.
VENNUE targets the arts community of Central and Southwest Virginia and seeks to “act as a bridge between the many creative centers scattered throughout the Commonwealth.” Topics range from artist profiles and area travel art destinations to the role art plays in defining communities. Editorial director Elizabeth Parsons is at the helm of this quarterly magazine, which debuted in December with the Winter edition. Distribution is through art-related businesses.

Regional business magazine planned

January 30, 2008 - GREATER LAFAYETTE BUSINESS JOURNAL will cover the business sectors throughout Acadia, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin and Vermillion parishes in Louisiana. Each issue focuses on a specific industry, offering profiles on those businesses and major players, news, and business-related stories.

Charles Maraist oversees this monthly publication, which will debut with the March issue. Distribution of 7,000 copies will be through area racks and by subscription.

New sections added to 40-year-old magazine

January 22, 2008 - ONTARIO OUT OF DOORS is adding two new editorial sections in time for the 40th anniversary issue.  The "Browser" section is focused on offering "a sense of community" by including "profiles, features and photos showing readers engaging in outdoor activities."  In addition, a travel section will debut in this February issue.

Matt Nichols is the editor-in-chief of the Rogers Media publication, which publishes 10 issues per year and has a circulation of 90,000 copies throughout the territory.

Regional men's lifestyle magazine premieres

January 22, 2008 - NM3 (Northern Michigan Men's Magazine) targets men in northwest Michigan.  Topics include sports, health, art, music, style, food, drinks, and entertainment.

Executive editor Brett Gourdie is at the helm of this publication, which debuted this month and will be followed by February and March/April issues before going monthly.  10,000 copies are being distributed in magazine boxes in the most heavily populated areas.

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January 22, 2008
REAL SIMPLE WEDDINGS debuts this month at Crate & Barrel through January 27 and then in retail stores. Strategy articles follow three sections: planning, ceremony and reception. It is not clear what the publishing frequency of this REAL SIMPLE spin-off will be.
UPSTART will be a new sister title to INC. and FAST COMPANY this year. Targeting entrepreneurs, the Mansueto Ventures’ magazine has named Adam Platzner as publisher with Scott Medintz heading up the editorial work as product development editor. The official launch date remains undetermined for now.
HOMETOWN SPORTS SCENE is covering sports news and profiles of kids and teens through the high school years in Centre and Mifflin, PA counties. The focus is on presenting “positive stories about kids.” The monthly magazine, run by Kenny Varner, Lisa Blood, and John Espigh, debuts this week. College sports coverage permission is being sought.
New magazine features healthy lifestyle content

January 17, 2008 - BEST HEALTH will be offering Canadian women 35-55 information on health, beauty, food and relationships.

Managing editor Bonnie Munday is set to run this bi-monthly magazine, a publication from READER'S DIGEST.  The first issue is expected on nationwide newsstands March 24 with an initial circulation of 100,000 copies.

Eco newsletter becomes new magazine

January 15, 2008 - The GREEN GUIDE, formerly a newsletter founded by Wendy Gordon, is now a magazine that "will offer tips for leading an eco-friendly lifestyle, home improvement advice, product news and coverage of environmental issue."  The target audience is general consumers and the focus is "simple, useful ideas, broken down into achievable steps that make going green a gradual and affordable process."

Editorial director Seth Bauer oversees this quarterly magazine.  The newsletter was purchased earlier this year by National Geographic and will debut as a magazine in March.  The ratebase of 100,000 will be achieved by subscription as well as through distribution in national book and food chains.

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January 15, 2008
RIDE! and WESTERN TIMES, both owned by Ride Publishing Group, have merged into one new magazine, aptly titled RIDE! & WESTERN TIMES.  The magazine will continue to be distributed throughout California, Oregon, Washington, and Nevada with a distribution of 35,000 copies.
BUSINESS LEADER magazine, currently available in North Carolina’s Triangle and Triad areas, will publish a separate edition for Charlotte, NC starting in January. Topics include staffing, finance, education, health care, law, movers and shakers, advertising and marketing, corporate living and extraordinary women in business.
PATHWAYS highlights “policy debates about wealth and poverty in America.” Published by The Stanford Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality, the quarterly publication launched with the Winter 2008 issue last week.

Regional business magazine to debut

January 11, 2008 - STRAIGHT UP is about the New England area on-premise beer, wine and spirits industry.  The target audience includes on premise licensees, distributors, local lawmakers and regulatory agencies who are interested in topics ranging from regulatory and legislative issues to industry news, marketing and promotions, and product and service supplier reviews.

Terence Connaughton is editor-in-chief of this bi-monthly magazine, which launches in February.  Published by the New England Licensed Beverage Association, 12,000 copies will be distributed by direct mail.

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January 11, 2008
• VISIT SYRACUSE will be publishing content to attract visitors to central New York. “The guide will look and feel like the PARADE magazine in your Sunday paper.” The magazine will debut in late March, and if successful, will consider a bi-annual publication schedule. 400,000 homes in New York, Pennsylvania and nearby Canada will receive the magazine by direct mail.
MONSTA is a new hip hop magazine being created by Dave Mays and Raymond Scott (Benzino). The monthly magazine is expected to launch in February.
RUSSIA & EURASIA INVESTOR will feature reports and analysis on emerging Russian and worldwide markets, with an emphasis on the banking, mining, and energy industries. J. Quinn Martin oversees the New York-based bi-monthly publication, which will have an editorial hub in Moscow as well. 25,000 copies of the February premiers issue will be distributed in Moscow, London and New York.

Running magazine to focus on Canadian viewpoint

January 9, 2008 - CANADIAN RUNNING will offer specific information about Canadian clubs, races, events, training guides, health tips, and running gear reviews, along with profiles of Canadian athletes. The focus will be on exploring the four seasons, especially the longer/harsher winter season.

Sam Cohen oversees this bi-monthly magazine, which is a sister title to GRIPPED. The publication is expected to launch on February 15 with a circulation of 30,000 copies. Distribution will be by subscription, newsstands, and at select races.

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January 9, 2008
TOWNHALL is a conservative political magazine seeking “to inform, empower and mobilize citizens for political change.” Chuck DeFeo is editor-in-chief of this monthly publication, an offshoot of The debut issue launched recently.
MBA MESSENGER is the new print publication for the Milwaukee Bar Association. Topics include developments in law, lifestyle topics, restaurant reviews, and practice and technology tips. Charles Barr is editor of this quarterly title, which launches with the January issue, and is distributed to 2,600 members.
ZOOMER is the possible new title of a Canadian fashion and lifestyle magazine for baby boomers. Suzanne Boyd is the editor of this Fifty-Plus.Net International magazine, a sister title to CARP.

New magazine for the northern most area of Canada

January 4, 2008 - UP HERE BUSINESS is a "general overview of business in Canada's North, showcasing the economics in the region's three territories," which are the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut.  Topics range from tourism and finance to the gem mining and oil/gas industries.

Darren Campbell is editor-in-chief of this monthly magazine that is set to debut in mid-January with a circulation of 10,000 copies.  The magazine will be distributed on newsstands across Canada and mailed to businesses in the upper territories. The launch follows the closure of CANADIAN DIAMONDS and FAR NORTH OIL AND GAS magazines.

Regional wellness magazine launched

January 4, 2008 - REFRESH/RECHARGE/RENEW divides its article into four categories: Your Health, Active Living, Eating Smart, and Body & Soul.  Topics include fitness, nutrition, weight loss, disease prevention, mental and spiritual health, beauty, and body care.

Published by Idearc Media Corporation and Rodale, the quarterly publication launched with the Winter 2007 issue.  150,000 copies are direct mailed to qualifying households in Manhattan, NY and Bergen County, NJ.


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