Call for Short Pieces

The SIGCAS Publications Group is seeking short pieces that are relevant provocative, diverse and unexpected for  inclusion in upcoming issues of Computers and Society. The editors intend to run several pieces each issue ranging in topics and nature. Short pieces should be short. As a rule of thumb aim for less than 1,200 words in length. If it is longer, we encourage you to submit your longer article for inclusion as a longer piece.

For topical ideas, see our new Computers and Society Areas of Interest chart.

To be considered for inclusion, send you short piece to our editors at with the subject line “Short Piece” before the relevant submission deadline. All submission deadlines can be found here.

Call for Book Reviews (Volume 48, Issue 2)

For the next issue of ACM Computers and Society, we would like to publish three to four book review essays. Each review should be in the 750-1500 word range and should focus on a recent book related to topics of interest to the SIGCAS membership. Alternately, a longer review essay which examines two or three related books together in some  thematic way will also be considered.

Potential authors are encouraged to send initial book review ideas to:

For more information, see post on Call for Reviews.

Submission deadline: September 30, 2018

Call for Article Submissions (Volume 48, Issue 3)

For the December 2018 issue of ACM Computers and Society, we are looking for articles on any topic pertaining to the mandate of SIGCAS. Potential authors are encouraged to send initial abstracts to

Submission deadline: January 7, 2019