“A new approach to the women’s interest genre” has launched

Golly magazine logoGolly magazine just published its first quarterly issue and promises to be “modern, irreverent, and inclusive.”

A subscription is $40 and it is available in select boutiques. It easily reached its Kickstarter goal of $30,000 in just 17 days.

The publication was founded by Editor-in-Chief Roxanne Fequiere, roxanne@gollymagazine.com, and Alley O’Shea, the creative director.

US publisher adds a DIY fashion magazine from BurdaStyle

BurdaStyle magazine coverBurdaStyle, the German print magazine “for people who sew,” has added a US edition. The European pattern-maker now publishes in over 90 countries and 17 languages. American enthusiast publisher F+W Media has entered into a licensing agreement publish a quarterly in the US.

The editorial covers BurdaStyle patterns, in-depth instructions, plus sewing tips, techniques, and information, DIY pages to take runway trends home, contests, and member tips.

First and business class passengers on United Airlines will get a little more luxury

Rhapsody magazine coverRhapsody is a new luxury lifestyle print magazine available to United’s premium-cabin customers and visitors to United Global First lounges and United Club locations.

The monthly will focus on the “personalities and trends that define affluent living and thought in the 21st century.” The editorial covers timely news and insights about the latest in culture, luxury goods, fine dining, fashion and hospitality.

It is produced by custom publisher Ink Publishing, which also creates United’s other magazine, Hemispheres. Jordan Heller, jordan@hemispheresmagazine.com, the current editor-in-chief of that magazine, will also edit this one.

Android phone users inspire a new print magazine

Android Life magazine coverThe Android operating system for smartphones has steadily gained market share and is the leader in many parts of the world. The publisher of iPhone Life magazine, the Fairfield, IA-based Mango Life Media, now has launched a print magazine of its own.

Android Life is designed to help users of Android phones and tablets get the most from their gadgets. The quarterly title will features reviews, apps, accessories and tips highlighting the Google-owned operating system, along with in-depth reviews of the latest devices.

The print edition launched in March of 2014. Nina Benjamin is the executive editor and Donna Cleveland, donna@iphonelife.com, is the managing editor.

Washington Post has a fashion magazine and now it is relaunched

FW Washington magazine coverFW: Fashion Washington, the fashion magazine from Washington Post, has relaunched with a monthly schedule and a new format and expanded coverage of lifestyle topics like design and travel.

It “captures this stylish scene, from trend-setting diplomats to star-studded parties and store openings,” according to its website.

Previously, it was published quarterly and was a side project for WaPo’s regular fashion editors. It now has a new editorial team: Janet Kelly and Nancy McKeon, founders of mylittlebird.com. However, according to the website, editorial inquiries should go to julie.gunderson@washpost.com

A new parenting magazine is launched in Dayton, OH

Dayton Parent magazine coverDAYTON PARENT launched in September 2013 to help build a stronger family community in Dayton, OH.

The monthly aims to encourage education, provide support to parents, introduce new businesses and information, create a bond within families and keep them busy with an in-depth calendar of events. It covers Dayton’s people, communities, businesses, education, arts and entertainment.

The publisher is Indianapolis-based Midwest Parenting Publications and Susan Bryant, susan@cincinnatiparent.com, is editor-in-chief. The writer’s guidelines, editorial calendar and press release and product review guidelines are available on the website.

Every town has a Broad Street, but only Richmond, VA has the magazine

Part of Broad Street magazine coverBROAD STREET is the name of a new semi-annual journal of creative non-fiction (“true stories”) from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA.

The editors “hope to create an engaging platform where writing, poetry, and artwork can come together in one space to be enjoyed equally by members of the world of creative non-fiction and those who are new to this exciting form.”

Each issue has a theme, the first being “Dangerous Territory” and the next is “Hunt, Gather.”

While the magazine is national in scope, the name comes from Richmond’s own Broad Street. Issues can be found for free in Richmond and it will also be carried in a handful of independent bookstores in San Francisco and on the East Coast. Editor is Chad Luibl, luiblcm@vcu.edu and Editorial Assistant and Online Manager is Corinne Jeffries, jeffriescm@vcu.edu. Submissions are being taken online at http://broadstreetonline.org/submissions/

Wichita, Kansas gets its own print magazine

Wichita magazine coverWICHITA magazine launched in September to showcase the city and all its benefits and features.

The editorial covers people, events, businesses, charities, politics, news, arts, fashion and life of the Wichita area. Its mission is to promote the concept of community in the entire Wichita metro-area.

The monthly title is published in Wichita and editor is Jeanie Hans, jeanie.hans@wichitamag.com. It is on Twitter @WichitaMag and Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/wichitamag

FU magazine debuts in Canada

Fashion Unlimited magazine coverFASHION UNLIMITED is a new Canadian title launching in mid-November.

It will target readers “obsessed with art, culture and fashion” and “style savvy ‘influentials’ with an average household income of $140,000.” Each edition will cover the work of emerging visual artists, designers, painters, collage artists, and photographers.

One issue costs CAN$13.99. Publisher is Flash Reproductions and Paul Sych, info@fashionunlimited.ca, is the founder. There is no website (that we can find) but the publisher is on Twitter at @flash_repro

Political website spins off print magazine to publish long-form journalism

Politico magazine coverPOLITICO, the print magazine, launched this week to provide hard-hitting reporting and original ideas about the stories that matter most in Washington and beyond.

The editorial aims to fill a dangerous vacuum in the rapidly transitioning world of journalism, with too few really big takes on big subjects holding leaders in Washington and beyond accountable, as news organizations retrench, cut back or find themselves distracted by the all-too-real imperatives of just staying in business.

Editor-in-chief Jim Harris hopes that the title will add magazine-style journalism to Politico, as well as augmenting “vitality impact to Politico’s daily report by marshaling the best outside contributors to produce analysis, argument and first-person perspectives on the news of the day.”

It is published by Allbritton Communications Co., the owner of several broadcast television stations, as well as Politico, the political journalism organization. Susan Glasser, sglasser@politico.com, is the editor. The website is at politico.com/magazine and the magazine is available on Twitter as @POLITICOMag