Essay & Illustration Submissions

Do you have a craft, recipe, essay, or illustration you would like to share? We would love to have your contribution as part of our magazine! *Please make sure this is original work that has not been published elsewhere.


Submissions Due: April 3rd, 2023. We will choose contributions and contact all accepted work on or before April 10th, 2023. Final work will be due by May 26th, 2023 Goal for launch: July 2023. Exact date TBD.


  • Contributor information:
    • Full name
    • Email address
    • Personal Web page 
    • Social Media sources & respective handles
  • Detailed contribution information or rough sketch 

Compensation will range between $50-$200 USD dependent on article type and word count. Exclusive rights will be given to A Fiber Collective for the first 4 months after publication to sell in the print and digital magazine. After the 4 month exclusivity period, rights will revert to shared rights where the contributor can re-publish where they wish. A Fiber Collective will retain the ability to sell the print and digital magazine containing the contribution after the exclusivity period. 


Please submit a 1-2 page PDF with the required information to . Please title your email: Submissions Call / AFC Issue 1. Have 2 submissions? Feel free to use the same email, but please have separate PDFs for each entry.

Looking for inspiration? Here are a few things I'm always looking for:

- Profiles and spotlights on fiber related brands. This includes fiber farms, dyers, notion makers, yarn stores, designers, etc
- Unique personal essays related to crafts and knitting
- Stories about fiber related companies
- Book reviews
- Notion and Tool reviews
- Travel knitting stories
- Stories on modern day or historical knitting and practices