The first magazine
issue continues to be in constant demand and sells for its original
price of $6 plus postage.
My background has been in
journalism, public relations, publishing and teaching journalism
and writing. I am the author of
City Life: A Perspective from Baltimore, 1968-1978. Publishing
is my life's work. I entertain a vision of a linkage of readers
and writers around the world. Fairfax Magazine: the international
magazine of short stories, short novels and poetry.
been a tremendous effort to get the magazine started and running,
but I am committed to its continuity and success over the long
haul, no matter the length of time required or the strenuousness
of the effort. I have excellent stories and short novels I intend
to run. With the aid of technology, I have the editorial side
of the magazine in hand. Now, I am moving to market the magazine
internationally. I intend to publish the next generation of
international and American writers. Once the stories, excerpts
and poems are published, I send copies of the magazine to large,
midsize and small book publishers.
A cardinal purpose
of my magazine is to get writers published into book form who
deserve to be published.
example of what can be accomplished
with a magazine such as Fairfax is what I call the "Stonewall"
Jackson story. This is an article about the latter-day black
family of the Civil War hero. An excerpt from a story about
the general was published in the first magazine issue. A publisher
other than I saw the excerpt. Soon thereafter the story became
This magazine has been founded and
is operated with you---the reader, writer and poet---in
mind. Our writers and our readers are our focus. In order to
continue, this magazine needs your support. In turn, I will
be able to give you the kind of exposure, prominence and display
you need and deserve.
Are you interested in fiction?
Do you want to read a variety of good short novels, short stories
and poetry? Do you like a good story on a cold night? Or, on
a warm summer's day? Do you want to read new authors with new
and unique plots with new and entertaining characters? Do you
want to introduce students, other young people and adults to
the world of literature with stories from a magazine that is
on the cutting edge of society?
One (1) copy of each story should
be submitted on 8 1/2" x 11" paper with a one-inch margin on
each side. A return envelope with the proper postage should
be included. Your manuscript should also be sent on a 3.5" double
density Macintosh-formatted disk; however, typed material creating
a sharp, dark impression will also be accepted.
for correspondence, orders and editorial submissions:
C.H. Fairfax Company, Inc.,
P O Box 7047
Baltimore, Maryland 21216