Article Submission/Contributor Guidelines

Remember, WindyCity Greek is all about the positive aspects of our community. It is our policy to immediately reject without response or explanation any submissions that are negative, inappropriate, gratuitous, accusatory, or salacious. All articles must be about people of Greek descent or philHellenes, or Greek-related subject matter.

SUBMIT AN ARTICLE ALREADY WRITTEN

To submit an article for consideration, please send an email to maria[AT]windycitygreek[DOT]com, (replace AT and DOT with symbols) with PROPOSED ARTICLE SUBMISSION in the subject line. Include the following:

  • Subject matter
  • Short author bio
  • Article
  • Complete contact information

BE A CONTRIBUTOR

If you’d like to be a contributor, please send an email to  maria[AT]windycitygreek[DOT]com, (replace AT and DOT with symbols), with subject line, CONTRIBUTE, and tell us about yourself, and what you like to write about. Links to previously published works are appreciated.

Completed article submission guidelines:

  • Send completed article.
  • Note and respect deadlines.
  • Please adhere to specified word counts.
  • Please proof your work prior to submission.
  • Send completed article, and any applicable info for fact-checking.
  • All articles will be edited.
  • All work must be written by the author or the author has permission to re-publish.
  • Must attribute any quotes or excerpts culled from other authors, sources, books, music, etc.
  • Include any appropriate hyperlinks.
  • Must include author bio, headshot, and website links with submission. List any contact, email, or social information to link.
  • Submit any appropriate images to accompany article. Must include photo credits and have rights to any images submitted.
  • Once published, author must promote on their social media platforms. Once we receive your submission, you will receive confirmation in one week. We may contact you with questions during editing process. Edited articles will be sent for final approval. We will advise a publication date, and send a link when it’s published.

Send completed articles to  maria[AT]windycitygreek[DOT]com, (replace AT and DOT with symbols) , with COMPLETED ASSIGNMENT in the subject line. Please respect our deadlines.

Once we receive your submission, you will receive confirmation in one week. We may contact you with questions during editing process. Edited articles will be sent for final approval. We will advise a publication date, and send a link when it’s published.