Submitting to the Wilson Journal

Do you have a thought-provoking essay about a contemporary foreign affairs topic? Would you like to join the ranks of distinguished Wilson Journal authors?

Submit to the journal at! The Wilson Journal is published semesterly. Guidelines for submission can be found below. Submissions for our Fall 2019 edition have closed.

Only University of Virginia undergraduates or newly-minted graduates are eligible to submit.

  • Topic: A contemporary issue related to foreign affairs

  • Length: Between 10 and 20 pages

  • Essay grade: B+ or higher

  • Additional information: Include a title page, abstract, and brief author bio (150 words max.)

  • Format: Send your essay in Word document form with Chicago, parenthetical, inline citations