BLOG SUBMISSION: Accepted year-round
We are excited to regularly feature op-eds and commentary on current events, debates, and issues facing the Black community. Accepted year-round, blog submissions should be between 750-1000 words and will receive editorial support from the journal’s staff. Artwork, photography, and multimedia are also welcome. Please submit a headshot and short bio with your post. Have an idea you’d like to pitch? Shoot us an email: firstname.lastname@example.org
PRINT JOURNAL SUBMISSION: December 28, 2019
To be published in April 2020, the print edition welcomes contributions that speak to anti-Blackness in American policymaking and how we can implement anti-racist policy moving forward. Please find more information on the call for content blog post.
We want to hear from you.
- Original articles with strong arguments, a compelling narrative, and clear policy recommendations; if previously published, HJAAP must be given permission to republish
- 1,500-3,000 words
- Op-ed style commentaries
- 750-1,000 words
- Research articles
- 2,500 to 5,000 words
- Reviews of books, movies, speakers, panels, or conferences
- 1,000 to 2,500 words
- Creative content such as photo essays, illustrations, artwork, etc. All other places where the piece is published should be noted.
- Interviews with scholars, community leaders, students, activists, or political actors
All submissions must:
- Be author’s original work
- Be formatted in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx)
- Include a cover page with the submission title, author’s name, mailing address, e-mail address, daytime telephone number, and a brief biography of no more than 150 words
- Include any citations as endnotes formatted in adherence with the Chicago Manual of Style (http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/home.html)
- Include any figures, tables, and charts as separate files
Authors are required to cooperate with editing and fact-checking.
E-mail entries to: email@example.com
Mail entries to: Harvard Journal of African American Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138