As It Ought to Be Magazine is always interested in adding to our stellar body of regular contributors and guest columnists. Work that has originally appeared in AIOTB has been reprinted in such venues as the Boston GlobeCounterpunchHuffington PostThe Good Men Project, and  Best American Essays 2015 .

For general inquiries, including questions about submitting your work to AIOTB, please email the editorial staff at

We are especially interested in the following genres:

  • Poetry and Literary works
  • Creative Non-Fiction
  • Responses to current events in politics and culture
  • Philosophical essays and social commentary
  • Art and literary criticism
  • Book reviews
  • Interviews with writers, artists, scholars, activists, and community leaders

For all submissions, please include a short biography and contact information.

We welcome reprint inquiries and are always excited to see an extended reach of the talent and thoughtfulness of our contributors. There is no charge for reprints, all we ask is that AIOTB is credited as the original publisher with a hyperlink (when possible) back to the post at our site.