BELLA Submission Guidelines
At BELLA, we spotlight the ideal that beauty is defined by you, which is why our print and online initiatives present an engaging and informative combination of the latest health, beauty, wellness, fashion, entertainment, and lifestyle resources – all with a local appeal. We strive to inspire our readership to discover the beauty all around them by showcasing professionals who share a passion for helping others identify and embody their epitome of beauty.
We believe that the pursuit of beauty, wellness, and style is a journey – one that should be enjoyed and cherished. The pages of BELLA emanate sophistication and confidence … qualities to which every true “BELLA” aspires. Remember, “Bella” means “beauty” – our content strives to uncover the many definitions of radiance. Join us in our adventure to inform, advise, and attract readers to be their most “BELLA” selves.
BELLA is published six times a year – January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, and November/December. We typically work on a four- to five-month editorial lead time.
The tone of most articles in BELLA is light-hearted and informative. We pride ourselves on providing the inside scoop about beauty, wellness, and life in the New York area and beyond, and depend upon well-reported, colorful features to help us highlight that mission.
Feature articles are between 500-1,000 words. We look for well-researched articles packed with real-life anecdotes, colorful stories, and expert/celebrity advice and insight. Review a few copies of the magazine or our website to familiarize yourself with the BELLA style we love!
HOW TO QUERY US:
We recommend published writers query us with a well-structured article proposal that follows this format:
Begin with the headline and lead you expect to put in the article. Make it catchy – grab our attention!
Write a summary of your intended areas of coverage.
Give specifics about experts you plan to interview, the types of anecdotes you’ll include, which resources you plan to utilize, and what conclusion the story might reach.
Our response time to all correspondence is approximately eight weeks.