FSJ Editorial Calendar

Submissions are accepted until 90 days before the publication date of the intended monthly issue (subject to change based on events).


  • SEPTEMBER: Race & Diversity in the Foreign Service + UN at 75
  • OCTOBER: Diversity and Inclusion in the Foreign Service + McCarthyism Revisited
  • NOVEMBER: Shultz “On Trust” and FS Books Roundup
  • DECEMBER: Recognizing Excellence and Dissent (AFSA Awards) + 25th Anniversary of Dayton Accords (plus semiannual Education Supplement)


  • JANUARY-FEBRUARY: Looking Ahead: US Diplomacy for the 2020s
  • MARCH: Notes to the New Administration
  • APRIL: FS Realities in an Age of Disruption
  • MAY: Polar Diplomacy and Climate Change
  • JUNE: Great Power Competition (plus semiannual Education Supplement)
  • JULY-AUGUST: Diversity, Inclusion, Equity: An Update on Progress
  • SEPTEMBER: 20 Years after 9/11—Diplomacy Lessons
  • OCTOBER: Afghanistan Today
  • NOVEMBER: FS Authors—In Their Own Write
  • DECEMBER: AFSA Awards for Lifetime Contributions, Constructive Dissent and Outstanding Performance (plus semiannual Education Supplement)

Please send all submissions to journal@afsa.org. For additional information, consult the FSJ author guidelines.