FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

How many magazines do I get per year?
We are a quarterly magazine, so there are 4 issues per year.

Is this a print magazine or digital only?
We are a print magazine. We do also offer a free digital version for print subscribers here on our website. If you are a subscriber, you can download PDFs of your current and back issues here.

What are your payment options?
We accept all major credit cards, PayPal, check or money order. On occasion we have been known to take silver too.

What’s the status of my subscription?
You can get a Subscription Report delivered to your email at your My Account page. Or you can give us a call or shoot us an email with any subscription queries. Visit our Contact Us page for more information.

How long does it take to get my first magazine in the mail?
Your first issue will take 2-8 weeks to be delivered. You can also look at our distribution schedule here:

How long does it take to get my book order?
Depending on what was ordered, it could take anywhere from 4-14 business days. For a more pinpoint estimate, give us a call at 1-541-250-5134.

Where do the magazines ship from?
They ship from our printer out of Wisconsin.

How do I change my mailing address?
You can update your physical and email address by emailing us here: customer-service@backwoodshome.com

Please provide your old address as well as your new address, along with your name.

You can also call us at 1-541-250-5134.

I don’t see a shipping cost for my subscription (US) during checkout, where is it?
We include the cost of shipping in our subscription price, so what you see during checkout is the total price you’ll pay.

What does it cost to ship outside of the US?
For subscriptions there is a $20 shipping cost per year in addition to the subscription price. Book orders vary greatly in price. Find out the exact price by contacting us via phone at 541-250-5134.

I don’t see my country listed on the checkout page; can I place an order?
If you don’t see your country listed, contact us by email or phone.

I want to submit an article, who do I talk with to do that?
You can find our writing guidelines and submission process here: https://www.backwoodshome.com/contact-us/writers-guidelines/

I would like to advertise in your magazine, can I do that?
Please see our advertising page for details on how to advertise with us here: https://www.backwoodshome.com/advertise/website-advertising/

I wanted to subscribe to The Backwoodsman, where do I do that?
The Backwoodsman is a different magazine and not fulfilled through us. You will need to contact them directly for questions about their publication. Our two magazines are Backwoods Home Magazine and Self-Reliance.

Other questions? Check out our contact page.