Sojourners

Genres Accepted: nonfiction, poetry, review

Categories: Religious Publications

Medium: Print (12/year)

Established: 1971

Circulation: About 600,000

Tagline: A Christian magazine concerned with faith, politics, and culture

Payment: Payment range roughly $50-$400; $25 for poems

About: Sojourners does not accept many unsolicited articles, though contributors come from a range of backgrounds, published and unpublished. One page of poetry is published each issue, and Sojouners is looking particularly for “poems that intersect with or illuminate the perspective of [their] magazine, that reflect simple celebrations of life and beauty, and/or are geared toward particular seasons (i.e. Advent) or significant days (Hiroshima anniversary, MLK Jr. Day, etc.).”

Analysis: The mission of Sojourners is “to articulate the biblical call to social justice, inspiring hope and building a movement to transform individuals, communities, the church, and the world.” Their reader base is primarily progressive Christian adults.

Calvin Connection: Calvin English Professor Debra Rienstra has been published in Sojourners.

Hekman Availability: Available in print & as an e-journal

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