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Submit to Globe Ideas

Boston Globe Ideas accepts submissions for the following: op-eds; reported stories; book excerpts/adaptations; first-person essays; and Q&A features.

All pitches and submissions should be sent to Because of the volume of submissions we receive, we can’t respond to every email. You’ll help your chances if your submission meets the following guidelines:

  • You’ve sent us a completed submission, not a pitch.
  • Your submission is in the body of the email, not attached to it.
  • You’ve told us, in a line, who you are and why you’re uniquely qualified to write this piece.
  • Your piece hasn’t already been published elsewhere, and is not already under review elsewhere.