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Templates and Resources for Authors

How to Write a Cover Letter for Journal Article Submission

Many journals, like JCSHESA, require authors to submit a cover letter alongside their submission detailing the manuscripts’ key points and alignment with the journal. This helps editors get a feel for the manuscript. Writing a persuasive cover letter is particularly important because it invites the editor to understand why your work is important and a good fit for their journal. Essentially, a cover letter provides editors a first impression of your manuscript.

We've created a template cover letter with guidelines to help facilitate your submission process with us. While this template is unique to our journal, it can be easily adapted for other publication venues.

Download our journal cover letter template here.