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Submissions

the Epic welcomes Letters to the Editors and guest columns. Letters to the Editors are responses to previously published articles; guest columns are first-person articles focusing an individual voice, perspective or experience. Contact [email protected] for any questions or concerns about submissions. 

 

Letters to the Editors 

Anyone is free to submit a Letter to the Editors that responds to a previously published article. Please keep in mind that all of the writing will be reviewed by the Epic’s Editorial Board and must follow the Epic’s Letters to the Editors requirements. Submit your Letter here; if it is chosen, the Editorial Board will contact you via email. 

 

Letters to the Editors requirements:

  • Letters must be in response to a previously published article.
  • Letters have a 200 word limit; letters longer than 200 words will be condensed for publishing as the Editorial Board sees fit. 
  • Letters may be edited by the Editorial Board for grammar and adherence to Associated Press style. 
  • All letters must be signed; anonymous letters will not be published.
  • Letters cannot be returned and will be published at the Epic’s discretion. 
  • A staff response will only occur when a fact needs to be clarified.

To view the Epic‘s full Editorial Policies, click here.

 

Guest Columns

Anyone is free to submit a guest column on any topic. Columns are first-person articles that focus on the author’s individual voice, perspective and experiences. Please keep in mind that all writing will be reviewed by the Epic’s Editorial Board and must follow the Epic’s guest column requirements. Submit your guest column here; if it is chosen, the Editorial Board will contact you via email. The Editorial Board will work with you to publish your column on print and/or our website. 

 

Guest Column Requirements

  • Content of columns must be timely and relevant to the Lynbrook community.
  • Columns have a 500 word limit; columns longer than 500 words will be condensed for publishing as the Editorial Board sees fit. 
  • Columns may be edited by the Editorial Board for grammar and adherence to Associated Press style. 
  • All columns must be signed; anonymous columns will not be published. Columns cannot be returned and will be published at the Epic’s discretion. 

 

Samples of great columns from the Epic:

Saying FU to marital naming traditions” by Lillian Fu 

The problem of perfection(ism)” by Crystal Qian

The art of creating problems by running away” by Myles Kim

Embracing my ethnic name without shame” by Anwen Huang

Read all of the Epic’s columns here

 

Submit your guest column here.