Call for Submissions

Special Issue ESG Monograph on Food Access and Sustainability

Submission Guidelines


Manuscripts are limited to 10 pages, excluding title pages, abstract page, and APA-style reference list. Manuscripts must be type-written on white 8.5” x 11” paper and double-spaced throughout, including abstract and reference list, using a 12-point Times New Roman. Format all page margins at 1.0”. Also, do not justify lines; instead, use the “align left” style and leave the right margin uneven, or ragged.

Writing Style

Prepare manuscripts using the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association(7th edition). Follow the APA style for the preparation of reference citation within the text and the reference list. The reference list at the end of the manuscript must provide complete and accurate information about each entry. Also, it must include the sources that specifically support the manuscript. Make sure reference citations within the text and each citation entry in the reference list agree. Follow APA style for typeface, use of uppercase and lowercase letters, headings, quotations, tables and table titles, figures, and figure citations. Number pages consecutively, beginning with the first title page as page one, followed by the second title page (page two), the abstract (page three), text, references, and visuals. Position page numbers at the top-right of each page.

Include two title pages with the manuscript:

  • The first page must include a running head, a manuscript title, category (see above) of submission, full names of all authors, year in school of student authors, institutional affiliation, ESG chapter affiliation, complete mailing addresses and telephone numbers for all authors, and list the name and telephone number of the chapter sponsor. Email addresses for all authors should also be included.
  • The second title page should only include the manuscript title.

A 120-word abstract must accompany each manuscript. Prepare abstracts using the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association(7th edition).


Your Eta Sigma Gamma chapter sponsor should review the manuscript for grammar, spelling, format and content, and complete the Chapter Sponsor Form. Include one copy of the completed Chapter Sponsor Form with your submitted manuscript. Submissions must be submitted no later than March 31, 2024, however, early submission is encouraged and welcomed, as acceptance for publication will occur on a rolling basis. Approximately 10-12 articles are anticipated for this issue. Submit manuscript and Chapter Sponsor Form to Dr. Mark Kelley, Director of Publications,






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