Article Submission Guidelines for welcomes high quality articles on mediation and dispute resolution for publication on our web site. Authors are encouraged to submit articles that are written for practicing mediators and for the public. We are willing to post previously published articles with permission and, if articles are not time relevant, we are open to posting older works.

All articles published on our web site are promoted through our email newsletter with a targeted readership of over 32,000 and are categorized and placed in a searchable data base. Once placed, it is understood that articles will remain at and are not subject to withdrawal by authors.

We provide a link to your web site and include a short biography at the end of the article. Guidelines

  • Submit articles of any length. However, our preference is for shorter articles of between 2 and 4 pages in length.
  • We only accept articles submitted in Word, Google docs, or via email. PDFs and JPEGs cannot be accepted.
  • We reserve the right to format submissions and to edit for length, spelling, grammar, and readability.
  • We do not pay a fee for articles, and similarily do not charge a fee for publishing an article on our web site.
  • In submitting an artilce for publication you grant and its affiliates a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sub licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display your article in any media. We hope to provide the widest possible distribution of your writings.

How to submit an article:
Email articles as “attachments” to the Word format is preferred.

In the body of your email indicate:

  1. Title
  2. Short Abstract: a sentence that summarizes your article
  3. Biography: a paragraph that describes your background and expereince.
  4. A headshot or logo.
  5. Email: indicate the email address you would like to use.
  6. Web site: indicate the web site, if any, you would like us to link to.
  7. Permission: in addition to your permission as writer, we require that you provide written permission from any other publisher that has residual rights to your work.

Thank you for submitting your article.


Clare Fowler

Clare Fowler is Executive Vice-President and Managing Editor at  Clare received her Master's of Dispute Resolution from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at the Pepperdine University School of Law and her Doctorate in Organizational Leadership, focused on reducing workplace conflicts, from Pepperdine University School of Education. Clare also coordinated… MORE >

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