How do I submit an article or story idea?Back to Top
We’re always looking for compelling Toastmasters stories and images to engage our readers. If you’d like to share relevant information, visit the Submissions page for more details.
How long will it take to hear back about my submission?Back to Top
The Magazine Team considers every story and image sent to us. You’ll be contacted if your material is, or is not, accepted. Due to the high volume of submissions, we cannot provide individualized feedback. If you haven’t heard back in 4-6 weeks, email email@example.com.
How do I contribute a photo?Back to Top
By submitting photos, you authorize Toastmasters International to publish any or all photos in the printed Toastmaster magazine and any and all photos electronically in the digital magazine and/or on the Toastmasters website and social media platforms. Visit the Photo Guidelines for more information before submitting an image.
Why am I not receiving my print magazine?Back to Top
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Directors made the difficult decision to suspend the print magazine in early 2020. We currently do not have an estimated date for the resumption of print delivery, but the Board of Directors is continuing to evaluate the situation and possibilities. Toastmasters is still experiencing some financial repercussions from the pandemic, which is impacting any decision at this time.
What are the benefits of reading the magazine online? How does the online edition differ from a PDF?Back to Top
The Toastmaster online is a web-based edition that doesn’t require a download and can be read on any device at any time. Digital articles include hyperlinks that lead to helpful Toastmasters resources and information from subject matter experts; audio elements such as episodes from The Toastmasters Podcast embedded into articles for supplemental content; and relevant videos, fun quizzes, and photo galleries. At the bottom of each article there is also an option for reading additional related content. The online edition allows you to easily share these articles via email or social media. New articles are added throughout the month that relate to what’s going on in the Toastmasters world, as well as international days, celebrations, special events, and more.
If you prefer reading the Toastmaster from cover to cover, a PDF version is available for download every month. PDFs are accessible on all devices, including mobile and tablet. This magazine format also includes hyperlinks throughout the articles for your convenience.
Can I share articles with other people or post them on our club website?Back to Top
Yes! You are encouraged to share articles with fellow members, friends, family, and colleagues using the online article links or the full PDF issue. See the icons under “Share this article” at the bottom of the page, which allows you to send the article by email or share it on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn. Articles are also posted on Toastmasters’ social media channels each month.
Articles may be posted to your club website with proper attribution to the Toastmaster—that includes adding the Toastmaster magazine’s name, month/year of the article you’re sharing, the author’s name, and a link back to the original article. For reprints of full articles or questions on translating articles into your language, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I search for articles or find a specific topic?Back to Top
You can search for articles a couple different ways. Article indexes are available from 2003 to 2021. Select the PDF indexes below to search for articles by topic, title, author, month, or page number.
You can also go to the Explore page and search for articles by category, author, year, or month. Full PDF issues are also available for download from the Explore page.
Where can I find past issues of the magazine?Back to Top
Whether you’re looking for a full PDF issue from this year or from decades ago, you can search using the Explore page. Download PDFs from 1930 to present by selecting the month and year.
How do I get in contact with the Magazine department?Back to Top
The Magazine Team would love to hear from you! For questions regarding article or photos submissions, how to send us your feedback or story ideas, and general magazine inquiries, check out the Connect With Us page.
How do I know when the magazine becomes available each month?Back to Top
The Toastmaster online edition is available to you on the first of each month at www.toastmasters.org/Magazine. Make sure to check your email at the beginning of every month for a notification when the digital version of the magazine is ready; or, you can also visit the website to see what’s new. Not seeing the monthly reminder in you inbox? Fill out this form to subscribe.
What if I need to update my email or physical address?Back to Top