This Land Press is excited to announce a new format and frequency for This Land magazine, to be launched with its 100th issue on April 15, 2015.
For almost five years, This Land has published a semi-monthly broadsheet magazine filled with stories that illuminate life and culture in Oklahoma. While the breadth and depth of the content provided will remain the same, the format will change. Beginning April 15, This Land will be a perfect-bound magazine published every quarter. The per-issue newsstand price will increase, but the yearly subscription rate will remain $40.
“I think our readers will be thrilled with the changes,” says Michael Mason, This Land’s founding editor. “They reflect the feedback we’ve received regarding the types of stories they’d like to read and how they’d like to read them.”
Here are a few of the stories readers can look forward to in the first magazine:
- Sheilah Bright rides along with Oklahoma’s best horse dentist, who suffered a great tragedy on April 19, 1995.
- Rilla Askew writes about Tahlequah, Oklahoma, a place she still dreams about.
- Mitch Gilliam examines Morgellons Disease, which to some is a debilitating skin infection and to others is a figment of its sufferers’ imaginations.
We’ll celebrate This Land’s new look with a launch party Friday, April 17, from 7-10 p.m. at our Tulsa headquarters, 1208 S. Peoria Ave. We’ll have stories told by some of our contributors, music by the Clay Welch Trio, food from Lone Wolf Banh Mi, and beer from Marshall Brewing Co. The event will be free and open to the public, and This Land Store will stay open late to accommodate guests.
We’re excited to deliver an even more beautiful, engaging product to our readers while remaining committed to great storytelling from the middle of America.