Reappropriate is the web’s longest-running and one of its most widely-read AA/PI race and feminism blogs, with a readership of nearly 100,000 views per month. Although Reappropriate is primarily a personal blog, we encourage guest submissions from emerging AA/PI writers (and/or writers writing about issues of relevance to the AA/PI and/or feminist community).
Need inspiration? Check out Reappropriate’s active Call for Pitches for writing ideas.
- Focus on a topic that aligns with the general interests of Reappropriate and its readers (i.e. issues of race, gender, politics and pop culture).
- Include hyperlinks to references, as appropriate. The blog can also handle footnotes, but hyperlinks to referenced sources are preferable.
- Fall within a range of 800-2500 words. This is an intentionally broad word limit, and should accommodate the word limit comfort of most individual writers and their chosen topics. Longer pieces may also be accepted on a case-by-case basis. For reference, most of my own posts are 1500-2000 words.
Reappropriate is a non-profit, reader-supported site — almost all of our funds go to support guest writers. We compensate guest writers $75-$150 for submissions 800-2500 words.
All submitted and accepted writing fully remains the property of the writer, even after publication and they are free to reproduce their accepted works in other outlets.
- This site does not use a hyphenated form of Asian American under any context. This site encourages precise usage of terminology: use “Asian American” (not AA/PI) when you mean to refer only to the Asian American community. If you are referring only to Asian American ethnic subgroups, be more specific with your terminology there, too.
- This site supports footnotes, and encourages their use where appropriate. However, for routine citations, please format your document to incorporate in-text hyperlinks to make for easier publication and online reading.
- If your post relies on a lot of hyperlinks and/or text formatting, I encourage you to separately email an attached Word document or a cloud-hosted shared Word or Docs document.
If you have more questions about writing guidelines, please fill out this form or contact me directly by email.
Submitted pieces will undergo an editing process prior to acceptance for publication. Acceptance and publication of a piece of writing is not necessarily an endorsement of the content of that published work, and guest writing is not necessarily representative of the viewpoints of Reappropriate.