We review and publish online submissions on a rolling basis throughout the year. Guidelines for submitting to the Print Journal are located here.
The Online Journal accepts submissions on a rolling basis. Please send your submissions via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject line beginning with “Online Submission” and including the author’s name. Please attach your submission as a Microsoft Word document and include a recent resume or CV. Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed.
- Length Limitations: Except in extraordinary circumstances, we will not publish articles exceeding the limitations below, which include text, footnotes, and appendices. We publish a variety of content. Common examples include but are not limited to the following:
- Blog posts discussing or evaluating relevant human rights issues, limited to a total length of 700–2,000 words.
- Commentaries on recent court cases or legislative developments, limited to a total length of 1,000–3,000 words.
- Interviews with prominent figures in the field of human rights, including activists and community leaders, limited to a total length of 1,000–4,000 words.1If edited for length, interview submissions should separately include the raw transcript of the interview, either in written or audio format.
- Book reviews of a recent and relevant book, limited to a total length of 700–1,500 words.
- Citation Format: Please use footnotes rather than endnotes. Footnotes should comply with The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (21st ed. 2020).
- Language: Although we recognize that human rights is an international field, we only publish pieces in English. When American English and British English grammatical or spelling conventions differ, please use the American English standard.
All submissions that meet our criteria will be reviewed thoroughly. We kindly ask that you do not send emails inquiring into the status of your submission. If a submission is selected for publication, we will contact you.