The Michigan Journal of Public Affairs is accepting submissions for Volume 17 through January 26, 2020. 

Length: Articles should not exceed 6000 words including footnotes and citations. Notes, such as book reviews or commentary on developing policy issues, should not exceed 3000 words, including footnotes and citations. Abstracts are required for all notes and articles.

Style: Chicago Manual of Style. All published articles must include endnote citations. Footnote citations will not be accepted.

Prior to submission, authors should read the Submission CriteriaStatement of Disclosure, and Copyright Notice sections.


Website submissions are welcome year-round and can be sent to Please include Online Submission in the subject line. 

In addition to our Volume 17 submissions, MJPA is also accepting articles and Op-eds on a rolling basis for our online platform. Articles should be no more than 1,000 words in length, and can be about any current/relevant policy issues.