Please follow these guidelines to increase the chance of your letter being published. Letters submitted here, if accepted, will appear online and in the printed edition of The Pantagraph.

All letters must contain:

  • Name of author(s)
  • Complete home (street) address
  • Daytime telephone number

General letters are limited to 250 words. Election letters are limited to 150 words. Letters from candidates or their immediate family members are not permitted. All letters must be civil in tone; personal attacks and name-calling are not permitted. The deadline for election letters is 5:00 p.m. March 24, 2017.

Submission methods:

  • Online: Send e-mail to
    (Do not send as file attachments. Attachments will not be opened.)

  • In person or regular mail:
    Pantagraph Letters to the Editor
    301 W. Washington St.
    Bloomington, IL 61701

The Pantagraph is not responsible for lost or misdirected letters sent through the mail, or for electronically submitted letters lost or not received due to technical difficulties.