Write for Us

Polity is pleased to receive and consider submissions in the form of essays, commentaries, interviews, reviews, short stories, poems, art, photographs, diaries, and other forms of expression. All submissions are reviewed by the editors and subject to revision, prior to acceptance for publication.

Essays are to be between 4000 and 6000 words. Opinion or commentary pieces, photo-journalism, and field notes, should be between 2200 and 3600 words. Reviews are to be between 1800 and 2800 words. ‘Interventions’ in current controversies should aim to be under 2000 words. 

Please click here for a simple style sheet.


A citation guide is available here.

  Submissions are to be sent to the editors at polity@ssalanka.org


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