Interested in writing for Strong Towns?

We'd love to include your voice in our content, especially if you've got a unique perspective to share. Whether you've got a creative idea for addressing housing issues, a local streets story with national relevance, or a challenging municipal budget issue you'd like to discuss, we welcome your submission. 

Before you get started writing, please take a look at this simple list of criteria for articles on Strong Towns:

  • Directly connected to Strong Towns' mission, principles and/or approach

  • Accessible to a general audience (i.e. free of highly-technical jargon and written in a way that a non-professional could understand and find interesting)

  • Non-partisan

  • Not overtly promoting a product or service

  • Between 500-1800 words (Longer pieces may be accepted but would be broken into a multi-part series.)

To learn more about our writing criteria and policies, please review our Basic Guidelines for Strong Towns Writers before you begin writing.

For details about style, grammar and image submission, please review these Additional Writing Guidelines as well.

We especially love hearing about the Strong Towns movement in action, so if you're a member of Strong Towns and you've been implementing our mission in your community, please tell us about it! Your community could end up being featured on our Success Stories page.

Contact John Pattison to discuss a story idea or submit an article. 

Got a story you'd like us to cover or share?

We'd love to hear about the local issues and stories you're interested in. We use these ideas to help guide our web and social media content. Please use the form below to submit yours.

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