Hello and welcome! The Hairpin is a general-interest site aimed at women. It was founded in 2010 by Edith Zimmerman, edited by Emma Carmichael from 2013–2014, Haley Mlotek from 2014–2015, and Silvia Killingsworth from 2016 until now.

If you would like to submit original, unpublished content, please email submissions@thehairpin.com with a draft or detailed outline. We are always flexible on length. We will be in touch directly and promptly if the piece is a potential fit for the site.

The Hairpin is the sister site in a network of independent sites that includes The AwlThe Billfold and Splitsider.

For advertising and all other business-related inquiries, please email our group publisher Michael Macher, at advertise@thehairpin.com.

Thanks for reading.