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Submission Guidelines
The Root commentaries aim to spark lively discussions on our site, as well as dialogue with other conversations taking place on the Web.

Freelancers interested in writing for The Root should submit 1-2 paragraph story pitches, along with links to previously published clips. Please copy and paste the pitch into the body of the email and also attach as a word document. Send submissions, along with a short bio and contact information to