Submission Instructions

1. Format your submission so that it fulfills the submission criteria listed below.

2. Fill out the PBJ Author Agreement, found here: PBJ Author Agreement.

NB: Please note that the PBJ Author Agreement contains a reference to “” That email address has been deprecated. Please be sure to send your submission to alone!

3. Send the signed PBJ Author Agreement and your submission in .doc or .docx format to, with the subject line (Last Name, Submission Title). In the body of the email, please include:

  • name
  • email address
  • telephone number
  • academic institution
  • area of study
  • year of graduation
  • submission title
  • submission abstract

The deadline to enter your submission for review for the fall 2021 issue is September 19, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST.

Author and Submission Requirements

Authorship Criteria

1. The author must be a current undergraduate or graduated less than one year from potential publication date.

2. He or she must attend an accredited institution.

Submission Criteria

1. Submissions must be at least 2,000 words in length (excluding the abstract, headers, footnotes, and references)

2. Submissions must be thoroughly cited, unless the approach is analytic-philosophical.

3. Citations must be author-date Chicago-style

4. Manuscripts must be submitted in .doc or .docx format, double-spaced, and in 12 point Times New Roman font

For PBJ’s full reference style guide, please see here: PBJ Reference Style