Information About Z


Z 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 is a project of Z Communications (www.zcomm.org). Other projects include: ZNet, Z Media Institute, Z Books, and Z Video Productions.

 

Z Magazine (ISSN 1056-5507) is published monthly except for a combined issue in July/August (Vol 7/8). Copyright © 2013 by The Institute for Social and Cultural Communications, part of the Institute for Social and Cultural Change Inc.

 

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. Send them in word document or rich text format to [email protected] Also include a two-sentence biography. Try to keep articles between 1,500 and 3,500 words.

LETTERS: Letters should be succinct and may be edited for length.
 

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 display ads are free at our discretion. Send to [email protected]
 

GRAPHICS: Cartoons, illustrations, photos are welcome.

 

Z STAFF

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

 

SUBSCRIPTIONS TO PRINT MAGAZINE

All subscription orders should be prepaid as we are unable to bill. Your subscription will start with the next available issue. Z 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 your Z, please email [email protected]

U.S.: One Year $33, Two Years $60, Three Years $85;

One Year Low Income $25; Back issues $5 each.

Canada & Mexico: One Year U.S.$44;
International: One Year U.S.$55

 

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 to send) so please note issues due on your label and renew when you have three issues to go.

 

SUBSCRIPTIONS TO Z MAGAZINE ONLINE

The most recent TWO months of Z Magazine online (same content as print) are available at www.zcommuni- cations.org to print subscribers and sustainers only (SELECTED articles from the two current issues are free as well). Archive articles are free to all. Go to our website to sign up.

 

DISTRIBUTORS


Bookstores and other magazine outlets should contact Disticor Newsstand Services

 

CHANGE OF ADDRESS

Please notify us immediately if you move. Send a card with your new address and old zip to Z Magazine (address below) or email [email protected].

 

VIDEOS

Over 70 videos are available at our online Z Store; or email [email protected] for a free catalog.

 

Z BOOKS

We are now publishing Z Books for Kindle (available through Amazon). Print books can be purchased at the Z Store or by contacting the Z office.

 

DONATIONS

We survive through income from paid subscriptions, sales of videos and book, online Sustainers, individual donations, and periodic fundraising. We are non-profit, tax exempt under the Institute for Social and Cultural Communications, d/b/a Z Magazine. 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.zcomm.org.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Send subscription/video/book orders, renewals, articles, zaps, graphics, and letters by email to [email protected] or to Z Magazine, 18 Millfield Street, Woods Hole, MA 02543; 508-548-9063, fax: 508-457-0626.