a journal of critical literary studies
College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies considers scholarly essays that fall within the scope of its Editorial Policy (see About the Journal). The journal will also consider commentary or opinion pieces on issues of importance to contemporary literary scholarship, but please contact the Editor prior to submission with details of your proposed topic for specific submission guidelines.
College Literature has a policy of blind peer review. The journal does not accept simultaneous submissions, and all submissions must be original and unpublished work. Include in your submission email a statement confirming that the manuscript has been submitted exclusively to College Literature, and is not under consideration for any other publication.
Address all correspondence for the Editor, Graham MacPhee, to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please send your essay as a Microsoft Word document. Only electronic submissions will be considered; please do not send hard copies. Please submit via email to: email@example.com
Manuscripts should be double-spaced and between 8,000 and 12,000 words.
Please ensure that neither your name nor any identifying reference appears anywhere in the manuscript. Any necessary reference to your previous work should be in the third person. Please include as a separate Microsoft Word document a title page detailing your name, the title of your essay, an abstract of 150 words, and your contact details.
You are asked to use our Style Sheet in preparing your manuscript for submission, which can be downloaded here. For referencing, please use the Author-Date Reference System as set out in chapter 15 (Documentation II: Author-Date References) of the Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition. Please do not use the endnote function of MS Word: instead include your endnotes as regular text at the end of your document and indicate their placement in the text with superscript numerals.
Please send your review as a Microsoft Word document. Only electronic submissions will be considered; please do not send hard copies. Please submit via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Manuscripts should be double-spaced and between 1,000 and 1,200 words.
For all matters of style, please follow The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition (using the Author-Date Reference System as set out in chapter 15, Documentation II: Author-Date References), and our Style Sheet. Reviews should not include notes.
Address all correspondence for the Reviews Editors to either David M. Ball (balld_at_dickinson.edu) or Angela Naimou (anaimou_at_clemson.edu).
PUBLISHERS: Please mail all books for review to the College Literature office at the address below: please do NOT mail to the Book Reviews Editor.