How to Submit an Article to the Op-Ed Page
The New York Times accepts opinion articles on any topic. The suggested length is 750 words, but submissions of any length will be considered. We ask that all submissions be sent exclusively to The Times. We will not consider articles that have already been published in print or online. Submissions may be sent in any of these ways:
By e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
By fax to: (212) 556-4100
Or by mail to:
The Op-Ed Page
620 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10018
Please note that e-mailed articles should be pasted or typed into the body of the message; please do not send attachments.
We read all submissions promptly and will contact you within three business days if we are going to publish your article. If you have not heard from us within three business days, please assume that we will not be able to publish your article. Given the volume of submissions we receive, we regret that we are unable to call or email in the event an article has been rejected. The Times is not able to return submissions.
A Word From Op-Ed
David Shipley, the Op-Ed editor, explains how the page works, saying, "'All the views that are fit to print?' Not a chance, alas." Click here for full article. Mr. Shipley further explains the editing process in this article.
Please call (212) 556-1831 for recorded instructions.
See also: Letters to the Editor.
To write the editorial page editor, e-mail email@example.com.
Other article submissions: Send your article to the editor of the department relevant to your piece (e.g. "News Editor," "Sports Editor") via regular mail to the address above.