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Submission Guidelines

Submission Guidelines

Creative submissions of high-quality prose and poetry that imaginatively address the theme will also be accepted. Submissions cannot be previously published. No simultaneous submissions.

Scholarly articles should be between 3000-6000 words, include an abstract of 300 words, and should use the current MLA style formatting (8th). Please use endnotes not footnotes.

Book Reviews should not exceed 2500 words and use the current MLA style formatting (8th).

Poetry should be no more than 3 poems, up to 5 pages. Please submit all your poems in ONE document

Short Stories and Creative Nonfiction should be between 2500-5000 words.

All submissions should be:

  • double-spaced
  • page-numbered
  • in a standard web/print font, such as Times New Roman or Arial in 10-12 pt. font. (No courier, or comic sans, please.)
  • free of your name or other identifying/contact information in the manuscript, header, and filename
  • submitted in an accepted file types: doc, docx, rtf, txt, html

Please attach a cover page with your manuscript that lists your name and contact information.

Please note: submissions that do not follow our guidelines will be automatically declined without explanation.

Multiple submissions are not accepted.