Historical Journalism: Write for academic history blogs

Resources for contributors

Updated 15 February 2022

If you enjoy writing history articles that are accessible and designed to be read by a wide audience, why don’t you try writing for history magazines? This is a great way to practice your writing technique and build up your portfolio.

Here is a list of magazines to get you started:

History Workshop

Submitting an article to History Today

Write for Historic UK’s History Magazine (historic-uk.com)

Ancient World Magazine - Your online portal to the ancient world




It is also helpful to build up your own online portfolio. You can create a website using WordPress and then upload your articles. This allows people to see your work presented professionally, all in one place.

An example of a portfolio blog:

History Articles - Hannah McCann (wordpress.com)