Call for Writers

We are always on the hunt for contributing writers and photographers local to the Gulf Coast as well as editorial submissions. If you a passion for living and playing along the Gulf Coast and would like to work with Coastal Lifestyle Magazine or our sister magazine, Coastal Palate, keep reading!

Coastal Lifestyle Magazine is printed six times per year: February, April, June, August, October, and December. Following the below guidelines, email the required information to: editor – at –

Contributing Writers
Contributing writers should live local to our playground – between Mobile and 30A. Please email 500 – 1,000 words of a previously written story or essay for us to review – no manuscripts, please. PDF documents are preferred. The editor will review your work and contact you within 30 days of your submission. 

Editorial Submissions
If you wish to publish a pre-written Gulf Coast-inspired original work, please email your story along with supporting high-resolution images. The publisher, editor, and art director will review your work and contact you within 30 days of your submission. We only accept fully developed stories in their final, publishable form. PDF documents are preferred; DropBox or Google Drive are preferred for images.

If you live and play along the Gulf Coast and are available to take on assignments, please email 5-10 high-resolution images – DropBox or Google Drive preferred. We strongly recommend you brand your pictures before sending them in. In your message, please share a little about the images, your background, and your availability. The art director and publisher will review your work and contact you within 30 days of your submission

*Photographers are responsible for their travel and equipment
*Photographers should have reliable transportation.