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Readers with an interest in Kentucky have submitted hundreds of stories, photos, and other features to make The Kentucky Explorer the success it is. The pages of the magazine are filled with genealogy, history, and folklore, much contributed by readers.

Elesha Richardson
Managing Editor
Phone: (606) 666-5060
Free: (800) 238-6670
Fax: (606) 666-7018

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Crafts & Trades   |   History   |   Kentucky Legends
Noteworthy People    |   Bygone Places   |   Kentucky Tragedies
Cities & Towns    |   Exploration   |   Remembering Yesteryear
Kentucky Artists    |   Tall Tales   |   Social Events
Destinations    |    Music   |   Early Churches
Local Festivals    |   Wildlife and Flora   |   Oral History
Personal Profiles    |   Humor   |   Before Statehood
Recreation    |   Geology   |   Backwoods Talk
Discoveries    |   Historical Notes   |   City Spotlights
Food    |   Geography   |   County Spotlights
Sports    |   Famous Kentuckians   |   Special Kentuckians
Early Pioneers    |   Fallen Heroes   |   Early Cities
Discoveries    |   Kentucky Recipes   |   Road Trips
Archaeology    |   Photo Essay   |   Recreation
Natural History    |   Rescues   |   + much more

When submitting your “I Remember” stories, please include any photographs or illustrations, if you have them. Though not a requirement, photos do add a lot of appeal to your story. Submit your “I Remember” for publication today!
Readers are asked to keep queries to 50 words or less if possible. Also, please print or type queries to insure correct spelling and facts. Readers are asked to help with any of these queries. Also, we encourage all computer users to list our little publication on any bulletin boards or online services which deal with history and genealogy that you might use. This will ensure the best possible results.
Send all submissions to:
P.O. Box 227

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Publication Requirements

After a story has been approved for publication, we MUST have the following items in-house
before the story will be scheduled for publication:
1. The completed story
2. Accompanying story photos
3. Descriptions of the photos
4. Photo credits (name of the photographer and/or institution furnishing the photographs)
5.) We accept PDF, RTF, DOC, DOCX, OR TXT files

Photo Requirements

Some of the best stories are made even better by the photos that are submitted with them. The Kentucky Explorer magazine accepts photographs for consideration as covers as well as photos accompanying stories submitted for publication.

All photos should include a description of the subject matter (names, dates, locations, activities) for captions. They should have the photographer(s) name attached to each photo. If the photo is being loaned by an organization or individual, please list the names so proper credit can be given. Either print or digital copies are acceptable.

Photography Specs

• All digital images must be at least 300 dpi and 8″ x 10″
• Prints must be a minimum of 4″ x 6″
• We accept high resolution JPG or TIFF images