Print Submission

The Harvard Kennedy School Journal of Hispanic Policy (HJHP) invites established and emerging scholars, including students, researchers, journalists, advocates, organizers, artists, and policy practitioners to submit work related to policy issues facing the Latinx community in the United States and Puerto Rico.

The theme of the 2020 volume, “Latinx Power and Representation,” will highlight timely policy issues at the center of Latinx and Hispanic political and cultural power. The volume intends to offer a perspective on the challenges and opportunities facing different groups within the Latinx community to achieve, reclaim, and exercise power in today’s context.

How to Submit:

Submissions Form: 

The Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy is accepting research articles, commentaries, book and film reviews, and artwork submissions. Prospective contributors can submit their work for consideration here:

All submissions must be the author’s original work. Our deadline for submission is January 31st, 2020.

Submission Guidelines:

Each submission should include”

  • a cover letter with the author’s:
    • full name,
    • mailing address,
    • e-mail address,
    • phone number,
    • abridged biography of no more than 300 words, and
    • a professional headshot.
  • Print submissions must adhere to the Chicago Manual of Style formatting guidelines; footnotes are not permitted.
  • Selected authors for both print and digital submissions may be asked to perform additional fact-checking or editing before publication; compliance with these procedures is required for publication.

Types of Submissions:

  • Research articles must be between 4,000 and 7,000 words, and must include an abstract of no more than 100 words;
  • Book/film reviews must be between 1,500 and 3,000 words, and must include the full citation, including publisher/director and year of publication/original release date;
  • Commentaries must be between 1,500 and 3,000 words and include references where appropriate;
  • Artwork should comment on the U.S. Latinx community’s political, social, and/or economic condition, and must be submitted as high resolution files (300+dpi, JPEG format). Each submission must include artwork title, artist name, medium, and year of creation. (Print & Web); and
  • Op-Eds/Blogs should be between 750 and 900 words and include references where appropriate (Web only).

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