The Stained Glass Quarterly is a professional-level publication for the architectural stained glass industry. Manuscripts directly related to the historical, architectural, technical, business, artistic or craft aspects of the stained and decorative architectural glass craft are given first consideration. This includes articles about glass painting and staining, mosaics, dalle de verre, lamination, kilnforming, and potentialities of glass as a material. Manuscripts of peripheral or general interest may be considered.
All submitted articles are reviewed for content and interest to our readers.
Selected articles will have to meet the standards of the SGAA and of the SGQ.
We do not approve or publish self-serving articles (ones that read like an infomercial for a studio).
We will not publish articles without high-quality photography.
We encourage articles about the process, challenges overcome, and/or the author’s journey in producing a window.
We enjoy photos of the process (such as beveling, painting or making glass).
All manuscripts must be typed and submitted in Word format separate from images. Only one space between sentences, please.
All manuscripts must contain word count, contact information (author’s name, address and telephone number), and author’s bio. No anonymous materials accepted. Upon author’s written request, name may be withheld for published manuscript.
Preferred edited length of final manuscript is approximately 2,500—3,500 words. Exceptions may be made for scholarly or unusual works, or feature photography pieces.
Use this a sample of submission notes from the editorial committee as a guide: Author Checklist.
Author releases and/or assigns all rights under U.S. Copyright law currently in effect at the time of publication to the publisher of The Stained Glass Quarterly unless prior agreement has been made.
All unsolicited material to be returned must be accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Materials returned within 60 days of publication or upon notification if accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
Photographs and illustrations should accompany manuscript. Illustrated articles will not be considered without accompanying illustrations. (See Photographer’s Guidelines for more information.)
Although exceptional care is exercised, The Stained Glass Quarterly, its owners, publishers, editors and staff shall not be responsible for the loss or destruction of, or damage to, any solicited or unsolicited material
High-resolution, publication-quality images are acceptable for publication. Digital images should be made using the camera’s finest, highest-resolution settings. TIF format is preferred; jpeg is acceptable.
All photographic submissions should be individually numbered and accompanied by a separate and correspondingly numbered legend sheet. Each photograph must be marked with the photographer’s name. All transparencies must be clearly labeled to indicate the “top” on the viewed side of the image. A colored dot affixed to the upper right corner of the side to be viewed is suggested.
Notification of Acceptance
Within 90 days of receipt. Please include a current email address with photograph submission for notification.
Photographer releases and/or assigns all rights under U.S. copyright law currently in effect at the time of publication to the publisher of The Stained Glass Quarterly unless prior agreement has been made.
Published photographs will carry proper credit (if available) printed with the image.
All unsolicited material to be returned must be accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Materials are returned after publication or upon notification if accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
Although exceptional care of author’s materials is exercised, The Stained Glass Quarterly, its owners, publishers, editors and staff shall not be responsible for the loss of or damage to any unsolicited or solicited material.
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