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Magazine Submissions

Hand Papermaking magazine welcomes and will consider unsolicited manuscripts, however an initial inquiry is recommended. Please write to Mina Takahashi, Editor, Hand Papermaking magazine ( with your proposal and include an abstract (about 250 words) along with two sample images if available. For postal delivery, please send inquiries and manuscripts to: Editor, Hand Papermaking, PO Box 50859, Mendota, MN 55150-0859. For return of mailed materials, please enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Hand Papermaking is a biannual magazine with a long-lead development-and-production schedule, and is typically organized around a theme. Submissions outside of these themes are welcome and will be responded to. You may also submit proposals for regular features of the magazine: ON profiles and reviews of exhibitions and publications.  

Quarterly Newsletter Submissions

Hand Papermaking Newsletter is published quarterly as a clearinghouse of information on paper and paper-related happenings. 

As a subscriber, we welcome you to submit letters on any relevant topic. Comments on articles in Hand Papermaking magazine, questions or remarks for newsletter columnists, and news of special events or activities are also welcome and encouraged.

Classified ads are $2.00 per word with a 10-word minimum. Rates for display ads are available upon request. Please email for more information.

Newsletter Submission due dates:

  • February 15 for the April Newsletter
  • May 15 for the July Newsletter
  • August 15 for the October Newsletter
  • November 15 for the January Newsletter

Please complete the submission form below, or email the newsletter editor at, and we will get back to you.