About Z


FCfirIFCZ MAGAZINE is an independent magazine of critical thinking on political, cultural, social, and economic life in the U.S. It sees the racial, gender, class, and political dimensions of personal life as fundamental to understanding and improving contemporary circumstances; and it aims to assist activist efforts for a better future. Z Magazine (ISSN 1056-5507) is published monthly except for a combined issue in July/August (Vol 7/8). Copyright © 2014 by The Institute for Social and Cultural Communications.
 


SUBMISSIONS


ARTICLES: We welcome unsolicited submissions. Due dates are the 25th of each month. So articles received by November 25 will be considered for January, etc. Email them in word document or rich text format to lydia.sargent@zmag.org.

ZAP LISTINGS/ADS: We welcome short events listings, news releases, etc. Send by the first of the month for inclusion in the following month’s issue. Zap listings and ads are free at our discretion.

GRAPHICS: Cartoon and photos welcome.
 


SUBSCRIPTIONS TO Z MAGAZINE


RATES FOR 2014 (for print and online access)

U.S.: One Year $36

Two Years $65

Three Years $92

One Year Low Income $28

Back issues/Replacement issues $7 each

Canada & Mexico: One Year U.S. $46

International: One Year U.S. $57

 


RENEWALS


Same price as subscriptions. Renewal notices are sent to U.S. subscribers with fewer than three issues due. International subscribers will not receive renewal notices (too expensive) so please note issues due on your label and renew when you have three issues due. All subscription orders should be prepaid as we are unable to bill. Your subscription will start with the next available issue and should arrive by the fifth of each month at the latest (except for the July/August double issue, which should arrive around July 15). If you aren’t getting Z, email eric.sargent@zmag.org.
 


SUBSCRIPTIONS TO Z ONLINE ONLY


The most recent TWO months of Z Magazine online (same content as print) are available at www. zcommunications.org to print subscribers and sustainers only (SELECTED articles from the two current issues are free, as are archive articles). To sign up for onlineonly, go to our website and become a Sustainer.

CHANGE OF ADDRESS


Please notify us immediately if you move. Send a card with your new address and old zip to Z Magazine or email eric.sargent @zmag.org.

VIDEOS


Over 70 videos are available at our online Z Store; or email eric.sargent@zmag.org for a free catalog.

DISTRIBUTORS


Bookstores/other magazine outlets should contact Disticor Newsstand Services (mraucci@disticor.com).


Z BOOKS


We are now publishing Z Books for Kindle (available through Amazon); print books ($15 plus shipping) can be purchased at the Z Store or by contacting Z.


DONATIONS


We survive through income from paid subscriptions, sales of videos and books, online Sustainers, individual donations. and periodic fundraising. We are non-profit, tax exempt under the Institute for Social and Cultural Communications. To donate by mail, send checks payable to Z Magazine, 18 Millfield Street, Woods Hole, MA 02543 (508-548- 9063). To donate online go to: www.zcommunications.org.


Z STAFF


Our staff collective (there are no bosses, executive directors, or hierarchical job assignments) includes: Lydia Sargent, Eric Sargent, and Michael Albert.


CONTACT INFORMATION


Send subscription/video/book orders, renewals, articles, zaps, graphics, and letters by email to zmag@zmag.org or by mail to Z Magazine, 18 Millfield Street, Woods Hole, MA 02543; 508-548-9063, fax: 508-457-0626. Z Magazine is a project of (www.zcommunications.org)