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How To Pitch: Garden & Gun

Capture the 'soul of the South' for this award-winning pub.

By Mona Zhang - April 15, 2015
The information in this article is current and accurate.

Circulation: 325,000
Frequency: Bimonthly
Special issues: A food issue, on occasion

Background: Launched in April of 2007, Garden & Gun bills itself as a "dynamic Southern lifestyle magazine with a unique mission -- to capture the 'Soul of the South,'" according to its mission statement. "We're focused on the South, but we are a national magazine," said Dave Mezz, deputy editor. "We have readership that extends well beyond [the South], both coasts, all over the country and beyond."

Even though many readers live outside the region, "they all certainly would have an interest in Southern culture," said Mezz. "That can extend beyond geographic borders -- to Southern food, for instance, conservation issues, art, music [and] literature."


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