Guest Contributor Guidelines

Decolonizing the Music Room accepts submissions for the following:

-Writing for our "Songs & Stories" or "In Practice" pages 

-Research articles or poster presentations to be featured on the “Resources” page 

-Video/Audio to be featured on our "Song & Stories" or "In Practice" pages 

Submissions are accepted on an ongoing basis. 

Submissions will be considered that speak to the mission of DTMR (See “Our Mission” on the DTMR website home page) and meet the following guidelines:

Guidelines “Guest Contributor” blog posts:

-Pieces should be no longer than 1500 words. 

-Send a short bio of 75 words to be included with your piece.

-Send a headshot to accompany your piece.

-Submit your piece in either a word or google document.

-Cite sources for any research you include in APA, MLA, or Chicago Style format.

-Do not submit work that is currently under review for another publication or site. If your piece has been previously published elsewhere, you must acquire permission for us to post and details of publication so that we can include them.

Video/Audio Submission Guidelines:

- Ensure that any students that appear in videos in a way that makes them recognizable have given written permission per the policy of your district, school, or organization.

Professional Ethics:

-It is your responsibility to ensure that all content submitted is copyright compliant. Decolonizing the Music Room does not accept liability for breach of copyright on the part of the submitting party.


Brandi Waller-Pace

Lorelei Batislaong

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