Submit Op-Ed

Thoughtful articles welcome, from all sides.

Please send all submissions to

Due to the volume of submissions we receive, please allow us five business days to review your submission. If you do not hear from us after that period of time, do feel free to offer it elsewhere.

Our op-eds generally run 700 to 950 words, and the essays we publish usually are between 1,200 and 3,000 words.

Join Merion West

The writers selected to regularly publish their work at Merion West are leading professionals in their respective fields. Our contributors are united in a shared mission to bring about an independent publication where all voices are heard and respected.


  • Strong critical thinking ability
  • A passion to share knowledge and ideas with others
  • And excellent writing skills

In turn, Merion West and Staff provide writers with:

  • A platform to share written work with a large audience
  • And a permanent place in the form of an author page to showcase one’s work (likened to an online resume)


If you believe that you meet the above qualifications, please send your resume and a writing sample to