Policy Effects covers a broad range of topics, including foreign policy, global affairs, economics, business, and politics. Our goal is to collect insights and analysis on important, relevant issues from experts in their fields. Our articles should be impartial, non-partisan, and strictly issues-based – facts should be the basis of conclusions and multiple perspectives should be accounted for. All articles should be written in English and be readable and enjoyable by both the layman and the experienced professional alike.
We publish three categories of material. Commentary pieces are 750-2,000-word pieces that focus on a narrow view of a larger issue. Essays are more extensive 2,000-3,000-word pieces of analysis that present a more nuanced understanding of an issue. Feature pieces are 3,000-4,000-word that contain a detailed, thoughtful analysis of a topic while remaining concise and to the point. Contributors should avoid being too verbose, but also provide the reader with the depth of understanding needed for a higher level of understanding than that found through daily news. Letters to the Editor should be no more than 500 words. Not all letters will be published, and letters may be edited for clarity, style, and length.
All submissions should be accompanied by full contact information and a brief summary of the author’s current position(s) and past experience. We trust authors to ensure the accuracy of the statements made within their articles, and may ask contributors to provide appropriate citations for any facts or quotations their pieces contain if necessary. We assume any piece submitted to us is being offered to us exclusively and that no piece accepted for publication will be published elsewhere simultaneously in any form without our knowledge, unless otherwise agreed upon.
Please send your submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org.