Submissions Gawker welcomes written submissions from outside contributors and is happy to pay authors for work accepted for publication on the site. Reported stories/essays and personal essays are the types of things we like to read and consider for publication. Submissions can be emailed to email@example.com. Please include your submission in the body of the email. Please limit your submissions to 1200 words. Authors of essays accepted for publication will be notified within a week of submission.