Letters to the editor are short letters from readers published in the newspaper. If you write a letter to the editor, you will be able to educate your local newspaper’s readership about important issues surrounding kidney disease. These letters can also be useful in advocacy. Every morning, staffers in Congressional offices pick out newspaper articles to give to Members of Congress to read. Our hope is that your letter to the editor will make it in the stack and put this issue at the forefront of your legislator’s mind.
When you finish your letter, submit it to us using the form at the bottom of this page. We will workshop your piece with you and make sure it is polished and ready to submit. We will also work with you to craft an email to send to your newspaper along with your op-ed so we can maximize your chances of getting published.
Rules for Writing Letters to the Editor: