Home, Garden, and Crafts Magazine Editors

These book reviewers and magazine editors have been updated as noted at the end of any listing (10/11). If the contact is vital to you, verify the book reviewer's or editor's name and address before making submissions. Please send us any corrections or additions. Email JohnKremer@bookmarket.com.

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Home and Garden Magazines

Architectural Digest

Back Home Magazine, P O Box 70, Hendersonville NC 28793;
828-696-3838. Email: info@backhomemagazine.com. Web: http://www.backhomemagazine.com. Bimonthly magazine design to provide useful do-it-yourself information on sustainable, self-reliant living. Topics include cooking, gardening, home building, energy, home business, home schooling, workshop projects, home maintenance, and more. They also have an online and in-magazine BackHome Books bookstore featuring books on construction, home energy, food, gardening, greenhouses, homesteading, home business, livestock, and reference (1/11).

  • Lorna Loveless, Editor. Reviewed Eliot Coleman's The Winter Harvest Handbook, Lee Reich's Landscaping with Fruit, Power from the Wind (with multiple authors), Nancy Baggett's Kneadlessly Simple cookbook (9/09).
  • Judy Janes, Food Editor

Better Homes and Gardens

Canadian House & Home, 511 King Street W #120, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2Z4 Canada; 905-946-1021. Web: http://www.houseandhome.com. Monthly magazines about homes and design (5/10).

Coastal Living

Container Gardens, Ron Rensuli, Editor, 1115 Broadway, New York NY 10010; 212-807-7100; Fax: 212-463-9958. Annual magazine.

Country Living


Elle Decor

Fine Gardening, The Taunton Press, 63 S Main Street, P O Box 5506, Newtown CT 06470-5506; 203-426-8171; Fax: 203-270-6753. Email: fg@taunton.com. Web: http://www.finegardening.com. A bimonthly magazine about gardening (12/08).

  • Steve Aitken, Managing Editor
  • Michelle Gervais, Associate Editor
  • Kathryn Geruntho Frank, Associate Web Editor

Fine Homebuilding - http://magagenie.com/fine-homebuilding-magazine

Garden Design, Bonnier Corp., 460 N Orlando Avenue #200, Winter Park FL 32789; 407-628-4802; Fax: 407-628-7061. Also New York: 2 Park Avenue, New York NY 10016. Email: editor@gardendesign.com. Web: http://www.gardendesign.com. Monthly gardening magazine. In each issue of the magazine, they feature 30 garden retailers (3/10).

  • Sarah Kinbar, Editor-in-Chief
  • Jenny Andrews, Features Editor
  • Claire Lui, Blogger, Editors' Blog. Mentioned The Book of Leaves (12/10).
  • Bill Markin wrote an article about Rick Darke, author of The Wild Garden (3/10).
  • Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/gardendesignmag

Garden Gate, August Home Publishing, 2200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines IA 50312; 800-341-4769. Web: http://www.gardengatemagazine.com. Bimonthly gardening magazine. They feature booklets in their Did You Know? department.

  • Kristin Beane Sullivan, Managing Editor
  • Jim Childs, Associate Editor
  • Deborah Bruca, Associate Editor

Gardening How-To, 12301 Whitewater Drive, Minnetonka MN 55343; 800-688-7611. Web: http://www.gardeningclub.com. Bimonthly magazine on gardening (7/10).

  • Amy Sitze, Editor. Email: amy@gardeningclub.com.
  • Elizabeth Noll, Managing Editor
  • Jenny Thompson, Web Editor

Good Housekeeping

Grit, Ogden Publications, 1503 SW 42nd Street, Topeka KS 66609. Web: http://www.grit.com. Monthly magazine featuring gardening, landscaping, recipes, do-it-yourself projects, and more for country living.

Home Power

House Beautiful

Interior Design, 360 Park Avenue South, 17th Floor, New York NY 10010; 646-805-0200. Web: http://www.interiordesign.net. Monthly magazine about home design (11/10).

  • Cindy Allen, Editor in Chief
  • Elena Kornbluth, Executive Editor
  • Annie Block, Articles Editor
  • Stanley Abercrombie, Books Editor. Reviewed Large Scale: Fabricating Sculpture in the 1960's and Houses: Modern Natural/Natural Modern (11/10).
  • Deborah Wolk, Senior Editor, What They're Reading. Featured The Find: The Housing Works Book of Decorating (11/10).
  • Laurel Petriello, Web Editor

Martha Stewart Living

Mother Earth News, Ogden Publications, 1503 SW 42nd Street, Topeka KS 66609; 785-274-4300. Email: letters@motherearthnews.com. Email: askourexperts@motherearthnews.com. Web: http://www.motherearthnews.com. Monthly magazine for homesteaders, gardeners, country life, etc. They feature an in-magazine catalog of books, CDs, and DVDs on homesteading, country wisdom, gardening, alternative energy, cookbooks, and green building (12/10).

  • Cheryl Long, Editor in Chief. Excerpted from Dan Chiras' Green Home Improvement and Matthew Stein's When Technology Fails (12/10).
  • John Rockhold, Managing Editor

Mountain Living

Natural Home, 1503 SW 42nd Street, Topeka KS 66609-1265; 785-274-4304; Fax: 785-274-4303. Web: http://www.naturalhomemagazine.com. Motto: Living wisely, living well. Bimonthly magazine on natural solutions for cleaning, decorating, and designing your home (2/11).

Organic Gardening

Phoenix Home & Garden


Su Casa

This Old House, 135 West 50th Street, New York NY 10020. Web: http://www.thisoldhouse.com. Monthly home renovation magazine that only seems to review or feature books published by their editors (12/10).

  • Scott Omelianuk, Editor. Email: scott@thisoldhouse.com.
  • Thomas Baker, Building Technology Editor
  • Amy Hughes, Features Editor
  • Deborah Baldwin, Articles Editor

Town & Country

Traditional Home

Trend, Keiko Ohnuma, Editor, P O Box 1951, Santa Fe NM 87504-1941; 505-988-5007. Motto: Art + Design + Architecture. Twice-yearly magazine on art, home design, and architecture (6/10).

Victoria, Hoffman Media, 1900 International Park Drive #50, Birmingham AL 35243; 205-995-8860. Email: victoriamagazine@hoffmanmedia.com. Web: http://www.victoriamag.com. Bimonthly home design magazine (11/10).

  • Phyllis Hoffman Depiano, Editor-in-Chief
  • Barbara Cockerham, Editor. Featured 7 books as favorite things: Paris: Made by Hand, The Flea Markets of France, Fruits of the Earth, Creating Your Backyard Farm, Organic Crops in Pots, Martha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Crafts, and Martha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Sewing and Fabric Crafts (11/10).
  • Janice Ritter, Test Kitchen Director. Featured short reviews of six cookbooks: Gingerbread, The 12 Days of Christmas Cookbook, Holiday Cupcakes, Savannah Celebrations, Coming Home, and Cinnamon, Spice & Warm Apple Pie (11/10).

Crafts Magazines

American Woodworker

CardMaker, Editor, 306 East Parr Road, Berne IN 46711; 260-589-4000. Fax: 260-589-8093. Publisher: P O Box 8000, Big Sandy TX 75755; 800-282-6643. Email: editor@cardmakermagazine.com. Web: http://www.cardmakermagazine.com Bimonthly greeting card and scrapbooking crafts magazine (3/11).

  • Tanya Fox, Editor
  • Brooke Smith, Associate Editor. Reviewed Spellbinders Nestabilities Basics and Beyond (3/11).
  • In every issue Cardmaker publishes a list of scrapbooking stores that carry the magazine.

Create & Decorate, All American Crafts, 7 Waterloo Road, Stanhope NJ 07874; 973-347-6900; Fax: 973-347-6909. Email: editors@createanddecorate.com. Web: http://www.createanddecorate.com. 7 times a year craft magazine (6/10).

HomeArts Magazine, Creative Home Arts Club, 12301 Whitewater Drive, Minnetonka MN 55343. Email: editors@creativehomeartsclub.com. Web: http://www.creativehomeartsclub.com. Bimonthly crafts magazine for club members (5/10).

Interweave Knits, Interweave Press, 201 E Fourth Street, Loveland CO 80537-5655; 970-669-7672. Email: knits@interweave.com. Web: http://www.interweaveknits.com. Quarterly knitting magazine (6/10).

  • Eunny Jang, Editor
  • Lisa Shroyer, Senior Editor
  • Amy Palmer, Yarn Group Assistant Editor

Knitter's Magazine, 1320 S Minnesota Avenue, Sioux Falls SD 57105; 605-338-2450. Web: http://www.knittinguniverse.com. Quarterly magazine on knitting (10/10).

  • Rick Mondragon, Editor
  • Traci Bunkers, Instruction Editor

Quilting Arts Magazine, 23 Gleasondale Road, P O Box 685, Stow MA 01775. Email: submissions@quiltingarts.com. Web: http://www.quiltingarts.com. Submissions info: http://www.quiltingdaily.com/content/submissionsQA.aspx. Bimonthly quilting magazine (2/11).

  • Patricia "Pokey" Bolton, Editor-in-Chief
  • Barbara Delaney, Assistant Editor

Woodworker's Journal, 4365 Willow Drive, Medina MN 55340. Email: letters@woodworkersjournal.com and editor@woodworkersjournal.com. Web: http://www.woodworkersjournal.com. Writer's guidelines: http://www.woodworkersjournal.com/Uploads/Media/WJguidelines.pdf. America's leading woodworking authority. Bimonthly magazine (2/11).

Animal Magazine Editors: Pet, Animal, Farm, Ranch, and Cowboy Magazines

Please note that most magazines like to review new books. So they need to see books (galley copies or advanced review copies) 12 to 24 weeks before the publication date of the book. For more about publication dates, see http://www.bookmarket.com/pubdate.htm.

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