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Publisher: Cricket Magazine Group

Accepts Email Submissions: No

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Description: SPIDER publishes original stories, poems, and articles written by the world's best children's authors. Occasionally, SPIDER publishes reprints of high-quality selections.

Editor(s): Editor-in-Chief: Marianne Carus, Editor: Laura Tillotson

Guidelines URL: Click here for writer's guidelines information.

Address: Spider Magazine

P.O. Box 300
Peru, IL 61354

Needs: Fiction: realistic, easy-to-read stories, fantasy, folk and fairy tales, science fiction, fables, myths

Nonfiction: nature, animals, science, technology, environment, foreign culture, history

(A short bibliography is required for all nonfiction articles, and copies of research material will be required for all accepted articles.)

Poetry: serious, humorous, nonsense rhymes

Other: recipes, crafts, puzzles, games, brainteasers, math and word activities

Length: Stories: 300 to 1,000 words
Poems: not longer than 20 lines
Articles: 300 to 800 words
Puzzles/Activities/Games: 1 to 4 pages

An exact word count should be noted on each manuscript submitted. Word count includes every word, but does not include the title of the manuscript.

Payment: Stories and articles: up to 25ยข per word (1,000 words maximum)
Poems: up to $3.00 per line
Payment upon publication

Sample Copies/Subscription Information: For a sample issue of Spider send $5.00 to: Spider Sample Copy
P.O. Box 300
Peru, IL 61354

This listing was lated updated on Aug-20-2001.

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