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The Bark, which is enjoyed by 250,000 readers, is a magazine about life with dogs; we pay homage to the age-old relationship between our two species. With each issue, we seek to bring our readers a literate and entertaining spectrum of dog-centric articles and stories. While much of our content is assigned in advance, we also wish to provide a forum for writers who have a special appreciation for dogs.

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 1997

Audience

Open to a broad Audience.

Publication Media & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationUnknown publication frequency.
Print Publication Print PublicationPublished 4 x per year.

Fiction Open

Genres:
General General
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Mainstream.
Topics:
Lifestyle (Pets, See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash FictionNo specific word count limits known (our definition: up to 1000 words).
Short Story Short StoryNo specific word count limits known (our definition: 1000 to 7500 words).
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Unknown payment Unknown payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK OK OK OKText format submissions
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Nonfiction Open

Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Mainstream.
Topics:
Lifestyle (Pets, See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Review ReviewNo specific word count limits known.
Article ArticleNo specific word count limits known.
Essay EssayNo specific word count limits known.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Unknown payment Unknown payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK OK OK OKText format submissions
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Poetry Open

Genres:
General General
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms, including: Short poetry.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Mainstream.
Topics:
Lifestyle (Pets, See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poem PoemNo line limits known.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Unknown payment Unknown payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK OK OK OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Visual Art Open

Art Media:
Open to all/most Art Media, including: Design, Illustration, Painting, Photography.
Art Styles:
Open to all/most Art Styles.
Topics:
Lifestyle (Pets, See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Artwork ArtworkUnknown number of pieces.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Unknown payment Unknown payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK OK Unknown UnknownImage format submissions
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Dates

Last Updated: 10 Oct 2019
Last Checked: 16 Oct 2019 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 09 Aug 2019 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 10 Apr 2014

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