Best Spot to View Wildlife: The Palo Duro Canyon, just south of Amarillo, is truly the place to visit. In your submission please include your post office address so that we can contact you if your e-mail address does not work. Works that dwell on the evils or merits of particular political points of view are not likely to be considered favorably. What to Do in Spring: The Amarillo National Center at the fairgrounds hosts Western events, such as team roping to chili cook-offs, in March and April. Best Chicken Fried Steak in Town: Check out the Country Pride; as a kid, my family and I would tie our horses to the hitching rail and work our way through those great chicken fried steaks. Except for keeping works available in back issues, Amarillo Bay does not have any other rights.
On Tuesdays, you can sit in on a cattle auction, then go into the café for lunch. We are not interested in polemical pieces that subordinate the elements of good writing to promoting a cause. Submit only one work at a time. Some of that stuff will make your hat sweat. We normally respond to submissions within two months. Submit only one story at a time.
At one time, Stockyard sold more cattle than anywhere else. Responsibilities From brainstorming and planning to writing, editing and participating in photo shoots, eligible candidates will be exposed to every facet of producing a monthly publication. In addition, interns will have the opportunity to research and write features for both the print and online versions of the magazine, providing much-needed clips for print and digital portfolios. Works that are accepted will be published in an issue of Amarillo Bay that is featured until the next issue appears approximately three months later. We will not read submissions that come to us as attached files. Students will take part in editorial meetings and assist with visual concepts, story boards, developing content ideas and coordinating a variety of photo shoots.
At the request of authors we will remove their works from Amarillo Bay. To send your work as a text file, copy and paste it into your e-mail. Authors retain the copyright to their works. This is the former town site of Old Tascosa and where the famous picture of three cowboys standing at the bar was taken. Take your cooler and plan to spend a few hours; cowboys like me usually take our horses with us. Several of our interns were not writers; they were, however, creative, driven individuals who were able to use their skill sets in other areas, such as photo and video shoots, updating our website, and clerical duties.
Our interns have moved on to internships at national publications, such as O Magazine and an exciting opportunity in London at a fashion magazine, as well as promising careers in the publishing industry. The work will then be included in the back issues. This structure defined the Amarillo skyline for years and is visible for 20 to 30 miles. Publication Rights and Copyright By submitting a work to Amarillo Bay, the author gives us First Electronic Rights to publish the work. Submissions Must Be Previously Unpublished If your work already exists in print or anywhere on the Internet, we will not publish it.
Always do your research on a company. Fiction We prefer mainstream literary fiction but will also consider genre fiction with literary merit. To do so, authors should see the , or the equivalent in their country. We expect poets to know their craft whether they are writing in traditional forms or free verse. We do prefer poetry that makes effective use of imagery, and we define imagery as appealing to all of the senses.
Historic Site Schoolchildren Visit: The Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum. Submit no more than five poems at a time. Before submitting, authors might want to copyright their works. . Poetry Except for our dislike of polemical writing, we place no restrictions on subject matter, form, or length.
Interns must prove they are receiving college credit for their time spent at Amarillo Magazine. Payment Currently we are unfunded and can recompense selected authors only by putting their works into a high-quality forum where people who care about good literature will read their works. The tradition here is fresh chips and hot sauce. Authors should consider reading some of the documents found in a search for. Come Saturday, the population swells to half a million people, as folks from the Texas Panhandle region come into Amarillo to shop.
Popular Local Hangout: The Old Route 66 on 6th Street—a fun area of town with loads of antique shops and great places where cowboys and bikers hang out for good food. Good Cowboy Bar: A hot spot for Red Dirt or Texas music is the Golden Light Cantina, open since 1946, on 6th Avenue. Send all previously unpublished submissions as text files only. Average Temperatures: Summer is 91 to 65 degrees; winter is 49 to 23 degrees. What We Publish The best way to know what we will accept is to. Little Bit of Mexico: Head to Tacos Garcia.