Publication editors and writers

Your publication can have multiple editors and writers with different permission levels.

Managing editors & writers


  1. Go to your publication homepage.
  2. Click the publication icon next to your profile picture.
  3. Click Homepage and settings.
  4. Scroll down to the section People.

Note: Publication management features are not supported on mobile apps.

Adding and removing editors and writers


To add a writer or an editor, type in their name or username and select them from the drop-down list. You can remove writers and editors from your publication in the same way. Be sure to click "Save" to confirm your changes.

To see the full list of editors and writers in your publication, click View all below Writers or go to your publication's About page by clicking the link in the footer.

Note: Only publication owners can add or remove editors.

Publication permissions


Action  Owner Editor Writer
Delete Medium publication ✔️    
Add or remove publication editors ✔️    
Add or remove publication writers ✔️ ✔️  
Change publication settings and layout ✔️ ✔️  
Access publication stats ✔️ ✔️  
Send publication letters ✔️ ✔️  
Accept or reject submitted posts to publication ✔️ ✔️  
Submit own posts to publication ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Edit submitted posts ✔️ ✔️ only own posts
Remove posts from publication ✔️ ✔️ only own posts

Common questions


How can I transfer publication ownership to someone else?

If you're a publication owner and want to transfer the ownership of your publication to another editor in your publication, submit a support request.

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