The Broccoli Journal

Welcome to the Broccoli Journal! Here you'll find musings from the editorial team, event announcements, contributor pitch and submissions call information, and more.

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Write for our new music magazine

Write for our new music magazine


Hello, writers! Broccoli has a new magazine in the works, and we are looking for pitches. The theme: Sound. After Condé Nast decided to drown Pitchfork in the GQ abyss, Broccoli’s editorial team started talking. We all love music, and we all agreed that our...

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Write for Broccoli Issue 20

Write for Broccoli Issue 20


Hello, writers! In the summer of 2017, I started working on a new print magazine named after a vegetable. Six years later, Broccoli is flourishing, green as ever, and here we are, pulling together our twentieth issue. Read on for details about pitching, including prompts...

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Mushroom People II Art Submissions Call

Mushroom People II Art Submissions Call


Hello artists, photographers, and illustrators, We’re foraging for beautiful and strange visuals to include in the forthcoming second edition of Mushroom People magazine, and we’d love to see what treasures are growing on the forest floor of your imagination. The deadline to submit work is...

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How We Made It: Forgotten Flowers

How We Made It: Forgotten Flowers


From concept to execution, Broccoli's founder Anja Charbonneau shares the story behind Forgotten Flowers: A Collection of Found Floral Photography. The Idea I have a long-term habit of collecting old photographs, whether I’m scouring eBay or flipping through piles at an antique shop. I used...

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Broccoli Issue 19 Art Submissions Call

Broccoli Issue 19 Art Submissions Call


Hello, photographers and illustrators! We are currently in production mode for Broccoli Issue 19, publishing in spring 2024. We are seeking uniquely beautiful art to showcase as visual essays or pair with articles we have already commissioned. The deadline for art submissions is August 11,...

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Digital is dead—long live print!

Digital is dead—long live print!


Maybe you’ve seen the headlines: digital media is in trouble. Many behemoth platforms—Vice, Paper Magazine, Buzzfeed News—are finished. Social media feeds are constantly lighting up with newly laid off writers, editors, and designers looking for work. It’s a mess. We can’t tell you how this...

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Write for Broccoli Issue 19

Write for Broccoli Issue 19


Hello, writers! We just wrapped up our first IRL Broccoli editorial team meeting in FOUR YEARS (whoa) and our brains are brimming with plots and plans for our ever-expanding galaxy of publishing projects. Mushroom People II is happening (you can find the pitch call for...

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Mushroom People II Pitch Call

Mushroom People II Pitch Call


Hello, writers! Mushrooms often appear when—and where—you least expect them. And mushroom magazines are no different. Stars and seasons are aligning, so keep an eye out: Mushroom People II is coming. It’s hard to believe that Mushroom People appeared almost two years ago, after two...

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