Radiant Health Magazine

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

Radiant Health magazine is dedicated to the discerning African woman and her journey to wellness through health, beauty + culture.

Along with our dynamic online content on radianthealthmag.com, we publish a bi-annual print and digital editions of Radiant.  

Our mission is to produce high quality, credible, evidence-based and Africa-centric health content to guide, inspire and equip our readers to intentionally live healthy, fit and happy lives. Our readers are geographically diverse, residing both on the African continent and in the African diaspora.

We are currently accepting:
  • Submissions for online articles 
  • Pitches for our bi-annual print & digital magazine
  • Art/Illustration/Photography submissions

Online Submissions/Writing Guidelines

  • We're interested in strong writers who can produce practical and actionable content to guide our readers' wellness journey, which we believe encompasses the whole self from the inside out.
  • Areas of interest include articles or personal essays on health & wellness, fitness, nutrition, style, beauty, expert advice, mind-body, people profiles (see full list in the Online Submission tab below). 
  • Keep our target audience in mind and submit content that is relevant to them.
  • Length should be 1250 words or less. Articles may be longer if necessary but our emphasis is on quality and thoughtfully produced articles over quantity. 
  • Our tone is friendly and conversational. Writing in first person is acceptable if the article warrants it.
  • When making any health and factual claims, you must submit your source for our fact checking review.
  • You may submit images with your articles. If you are not the photographer, include written permission from the photographer.
  • Submitted articles should be publication ready and properly formatted with little or no grammatical errors. Articles that don’t appear to have much care put into them will be rejected outright.
  • Compensation: We do not offer compensation for online articles. However, acceptable articles published on our website will include writer's short bio and a link to two of the writer's social media platforms. We actively promote our articles for maximum exposure.  Writers for our bi-annual magazine issues are compensated at a fixed rate which we'll discuss with you if you're invited to submit for the magazine
  • We are actively seeking regular contributors. Monthly contributors will be listed on our website masthead.
  • We only accept original, never previously published submissions.
  • If we plan to use your article, we’ll respond within 4 weeks. If you haven’t heard from us, assume we cannot use your story at this time. But feel free to resubmit another article. Unfortunately we cannot respond to all enquiries.
Radiant Health Magazine