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How To Pitch: This Land

Investigative, long-form journalism has a home in the heartland.

By Rose Gordon Sala - March 13, 2014
The information in this article is current and accurate.

Circulation: 12,000
Monthly visitors: 125,000 uniques
Frequency: Semimonthly
Special issues: Oklahoma City (April); race (May) Woody Guthrie (July); fiction (August); poetry (November)

Background: This Tulsa, Okla.-based literary magazine values hard-hitting, smart journalism focused on the Midwest. "Our mission probably explains it the best," said Michael Mason, founder and editor of the four-year-old publication. "Courageous, compelling stories from the middle of America." He described the typical reader as well-educated and informed: "the kinds of middle Americans who are subscribing to The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, Harpers."


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