Journal Contest Seeks Strategy Themes

Editors of The Strategy Bridge, an on-line non-profit journal that regularly covers geopolitical relations, history, military strategy, and national security topics, have announced a writing contest for writers currently enrolled in civilian universities, or military war or staff colleges. This includes students enrolled in distance-learning, correspondence, and fellowship programs.

Deadline for the contest is June 30, 2018. Submissions of 2,000 to 5,000 words in length will be considered, and will be judged on originality, substance of argument, style, and contribution to advancing the understanding and practice of strategy.

First-prize is $800 and opportunity for publication; second-prize is $500 and publication; third-prize is $50 and publication.

While previously published work is not acceptable, work that was originally prepared, either in whole or in part, for classroom assignments is eligible.

Simultaneous submissions are acceptable. Editors request notification if a work is accepted elsewhere.

Winners will be announced in August 2018.

Topics suggested by editors include, but are not limited to:
  • Theory of strategy
  • Strategy development (within the military or between civilian and military actors/organizations)
  • Strategic history
  • Factors influencing strategy (technology, politics, geography, etc.)
  • Educating strategists
  • Strategy and the public
  • The impact of information operations on strategy
  • The future of strategy
Enter via e-mail by sending as attachment Microsoft Word or GoogleDoc format file to: submissions@thestrategybridge.org. Questions may be directed to the same address.

For more information, click here.

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