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Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017

Submissions

Samoa Planet invites submissions for publication in the form of: Letters to the Editor, Opinion Editorials, Proposals for Weekly Columns.We also invite your submissions of poetry, short fiction, photography and art. Send all submissions to – Editor@SamoaPlanet.com

  1. For Letters to the Editor: Clearly state whether your letter is responding to a previously published article/column. Abusive or defamatory language will be deleted. Samoa Planet has a zero tolerance policy for hate speech.
  2. For Opinion Editorials: 400-1,200 words but any length will be considered. All submissions must be original and exclusive to the SAMOA PLANET and we will not consider pieces that have been already published. Do not send attachments if submitting by email. List the name of author followed by the topic in the subject line of email; paste the text of the article into the body of the message. Include contact phone number and short biography of writer.
  3. For Columns: Samoa Planet has 15 focus sections and more than 40 different columns. We invite proposals for new columns. Be mindful of our guidelines. – 350 – 800 words. Wordy, dense pieces will be edited for brevity. Shorter is better if your column is more informational. All submissions must be original. We will accept material that has been previously partially posted by you on social media, but require that you only share your column in its entirety from our website. All columns should have at least one accompanying photograph attached as a jpg file. We can assist with sourcing suitable photos if you don’t have any. Provide a caption for each photo submitted. Clearly name each person pictured (if any). Ensure you have their permission to be featured. Provide the name of the photographer for photo credit. Do not send attachments if submitting by email. List the name of author followed by the topic in the subject line of email; paste the text of the article into the body of the message. Include contact phone number and short biography of writer.