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WEEK 3

Welcome to Fools Mag. This page is a resource for Fools Mag members to keep track of regular updates and important links for the upcoming weeks.


WEEK 3 MEETING NOTES:

A LOOK AT NEXT WEEK

MEETING: WEDNESDAY 6:30 PM /Seamans Center / Room 3655

  • Everyone:

    • Andre Perry visit to talk about Fools Magazine x Witching Hour

    • Pitch team pairings: we’ll be partnering a number of visual artists and writers based off of project preferences

    • $20 dues by September 25th

  • Bring an outline or sketch of your pitch to share with the group AND submit an explanation digitally

  • Visual artists: Bring portfolios/sample work

    • Email to Katie, designfoolsmag@gmail.com, and Hayley, photofoolsmag@gmail.com, before meeting on Wednesday

      • If you don’t have scans or a website portfolio, take photos of your work or bring physical copies to meeting


TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF


APPLY TO BE AN EDITORIAL ASSISTANT

Please contact Editor-in-Chief, Ellie Zupancic, or your respective editor if you have any questions
eicfoolsmag@gmail.com


WRITE FOR THE WEBSITE

Please contact Web Editor, Gabbie Meis, if you have any questions
webfoolsmag@gmail.com

IF YOU’RE INTERESTED IN WRITING REVIEWS OR PUBLISHING YOUR OWN WORK
Please contact Gabbie at webfoolsmag@gmail.com. Our web platform publishes creative and journalistic work. Local coverage and reviews for books, albums, and movies are especially encouraged. If you are interested in covering something in the local Iowa City area, contact Gabbie, and she can hook you up with a press pass!

In addition, our website is limitless when it comes to the variety of ways we can publish your work. Whether it is to include multimedia aspects to your piece or to format it in a way that will elevate your work, we can discuss the best way to accomplish it. We highly encourage you to submit your work to our website year round.

FOOLS FRIDAY! Share your favorite playlist on our spotify and be featured on our social media. Curate a 20 song playlist and sign up below.

WE HAVE EVENTS THAT NEED TO BE COVERED!
There is always an array of activities happening around town that need to be written about. Please follow the link below to sign up. When you do select an event that you would like to cover, please email Gabbie to let her know!


WHY DO WE COLLECT DUES?

Since we still a new org, we have limited funding. Your dues go towards a copy of the mag for yourself (or two if you wanted to give one to your family), some merch, to pay for Submittable & other fools mag maintenance. Your dues do not go towards anyone’s paycheck.

If you happen to have any financial issues and cannot pay dues, please contact foolsmagtreasurer@gmail.com. We want everyone to be able to contribute to Fools Mag.


CONTACT FOOLSMAG@GMAIL.COM, OR YOUR RESPECTIVE EDITOR IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS.

Ellie Zupancic, Editor-in-Chief: eicfoolsmag@gmail.com
Grace Oeth, Managing Editor: managingfoolsmag@gmail.com
Vivian Le, Creative Director: creativefoolsmag@gmail.com
Gabbie Meis, Web Editor: webfoolsmag@gmail.com
(Office Hours—W 10:30-11:30am & 1:30-3:30pm)
Katie Sailer, Design Editor: designfoolsmag@gmail.com
(Office Hours—T/Th 9-10am)
Hayley Anderson, Photo Editor: photofoolsmag@gmail.com
(Office Hours—W 10am-12pm)
Skyler Barnes, Writing Editor: foolsmagskyler@gmail.com
(Office Hours—M/W 5-6pm)
Hannah Gulick, Writing Editor: foolsmaghannah@gmail.com
(Office Hours—W 5-6:30pm)
Nicole Pagliari, Writing Editor: foolsmagnicole@gmail.com
(Office Hours— T 3-4:30pm; W 5-6pm)


FOOLS CONSTITUTION

Please contact Editor-in-Chief, Ellie Zupancic, if you have any questions
eicfoolsmag@gmail.com

CONSTITUTION AND BYLAWS
This is a new document that has been drawn up and made public for transparency purposes. In the document, you can find general information regarding the organization, its purposes, all 3 Boards, and more specific information regarding hiring practice, publishing practice, and accountability.