Articles should be submitted as a Microsoft Word document (.docx) attachment by email to The Typescript uses University of Chicago style for essays and AP style for news and feature articles. Please use American spellings, and observe the following conventions:

Line Spacing: Single-spaced, with a 1-line, or 12-point paragraph space after each paragraph. Please do not insert extra carriage returns between paragraphs. Please do not indent first line.

Titles: Book, film, album, and major work titles are italicized. Essay, short story, song,  newspaper article, and minor work titles are in quotation marks. Thus: the Adventures of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, and “Starman.”

Punctuation: Use the Oxford comma, and insert a single space after a period.

Hyperlinks: We encourage the use of hyperlinks in articles. Writers should use the insert-link function in  Microsoft Word, or type the link text between carat brackets, after the link text. Thus, format a link to The Typescript <>.