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Magazine » November December 2012 Issue » Submitting Articles to American Dancer

Submitting Articles to American Dancer

Michael Mecham
Date Published:
November 1, 2012

What We Need: We are looking for articles on a variety of topics. Our preferred length is one to two manuscript pages. Please keep any submissions to the following:1 page: 250-350 words
2 pages: 400-550 words
Please double-space everything.
Please title your article. No double-spacing after periods.
Type your name (as you would like it to appear), address, and phone number
in the upper right-hand corner.
Please include your chapter number and your USA Dance member number.

How To Submit Articles:
1. All submissions need to be electronically submitted to
2. Attach your article as a Word document [.doc], or as a Rich Text Format [.rtf] to your
email when submitting.

We ask that you submit photos relating to the topic or event that you are writing about.
Please follow these guidelines:
1. Photo Byline: Please include the name of the person who took the photos.
2. Captions: Provide caption information for each photo. Give the full name and, if applicable, the title of each person in the photo. Use terms such as "from left" and "standing" to clearly identify each person.
3. Digital photography: Please use the highest resolution possible, five megapixels and 300 dots per inch or higher.
4. Send photos as a jpeg attachment to the email. Do not send photos in a Word document.
5. Photos should be sent to
6. If photos are not personal please verify that American Dancer magazine has been given permission to use these photos.

Your submission may be edited for length and clarity. Because of limited space in the magazine, submission of an article does not guarantee that we will be able to publish it.

Feel free to contact us with any questions regarding your submissions. Thanks again!

Michael Mecham
Production Manager