Frequently Asked Questions

 

Where can I read Gazette van Detroit’s mission statement?

You can read our mission statement on this site, here.

Where can I read Gazette van Detroit’s Terms of Service and Legal Disclaimer?

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What is Gazette van Detroit’s address and phone number?

Our address is:
Gazette van Detroit
18740 E. 13 Mile Road
Roseville, MI 48066-1378
USA

Our phone number is:
(1)(586) 777-2720

How do I submit a letter to the Editor?

The Gazette van Detroit welcomes letters from its readers. Please use the form on the Contact Us page to submit mail for our Letters column or mail your letter to the address above. For your letter to be considered, you must include your phone number and postal address.

What do I do if my question isn’t answered here?

You can use our contact us page to submit a question to Gazette van Detroit.
 


Subscription Support

I’m looking for an article that was in a recent issue of Gazette van Detroit and can’t find it on your Web site. Aren’t all recent articles available on your Web site?

On the site, we offer a variety of articles from current and recent issues written in English and Flemish by our staff and our correspondents. Eventually, the whole issue will be available after it is archived.

I’m looking for an article that appeared in Gazette van Detroit many years ago. Can I find it on your Web site?

We are in the process of gradually adding to our electronic archive online. We expect to make available issues dating back to July 2006 in PDF form.

In addition, the vast majority of Gazette van Detroit’s archive (1914-present) can be consulted at the Leon Buyse Library, housed in the same building as our office:

c/o Genealogical Society of Flemish Americans
18740 E. 13 Mile Road
Roseville, MI 48066-1378
USA

How do I order a(gift) subscription, change my address, or manage my current subscription?

To reach customer service, please send an e-mail to: contact@gazettevandetroit.com or call (1)(586) 777-2720

You may also write to:
Gazette van Detroit
18740 E. 13 Mile Road
Roseville, MI 48066-1378
USA

How can I order back issues of Gazette van Detroit?

To order back issues, please phone us at (1)(586) 777-2720 to ascertain availability, then mail your request plus $1.00 (US currency) per copy/issue to:

Gazette van Detroit
18740 E. 13 Mile Road
Roseville, MI 48066-1378
USA
 


Submissions to Gazette van Detroit

How do I submit a manuscript to Gazette van Detroit? May I send my submission to the paper via e-mail?

We actually prefer submissions via e-mail. You may also send your manuscript (typewritten, double-spaced) to the address below.

The Editor
Gazette van Detroit
18740 E. 13 Mile Road
Roseville, MI 48066-1378
USA

Receipt of manuscripts will be acknowledged if accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope. Manuscripts and photo material will be returned at your explicit request only.

Gazette van Detroit considers unsolicited manuscripts and is mainly interested in stories reflecting the experiences and/or achievements of Belgian-Americans and Belgian-Canadians. Also articles relating to notable personalities and places in Flanders/Belgium, history, art, literature, folklore, immigration, genealogy, Belgian products (including dog and horse breeds) and so on.

As a rule, we do NOT accept unsolicited poetry or fiction, unless we have issued a call for submissions in a particular area or for a particular time period. A general familiarity with what we have published in the past is the best guide to our needs and preferences. For all other types of articles, please query first. Submission guidelines. (link?)

Copyright automatically reverts to the author after publication.

 


Reprints and permissions

How do I get permission to reprint/reproduce an article that appeared in Gazette van Detroit?

In most cases, permission will be granted on condition that you mention the original publisher, and send us a copy of the reprinted article. In some cases, additional conditions may be imposed by the author.

Please send an email to: contact@gazettevandetroit.com

 


Media Inquiries

I’d like to contact Gazette van Detroit contributor. What’s the best way to do so?

To contact an author, please email us at contact@gazettevandetroit to his/her attention.

To whom should I direct media inquiries?

Please send an email to: contact@gazettevandetroit.com

What is the connection between Gazette van Detroit and Belgian Publishing, Inc.?

Belgian Publishing, Inc, is the current publisher of Gazette van Detroit. It is a Michigan not-for-profit corporation using Gazette van Detroit as its DBA. 501c3 status was applied for in May of 2010. Read a history of Gazette van Detroit here.