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Articles: Submission Procedure

Please direct all Letters to the Editors, Comments on Articles and Posts, Questions about Submissions to

Potential contributors should send submissions electronically via

Please include a title page with the author’s name, title and current affiliation, plus an up-to-date e-mail address to which edited text and correspondence will be sent. Please also provide an abstract of 100-150 words and up to five keywords or tags for searching online (preferably not words already used in the title). Please do not submit a manuscript that is under consideration elsewhere.

All manuscripts subject to blind peer-review process.

Every manuscript submitted for publication is checked for plagiarism after submission and before being sent to reviewer.

Articles: Manuscript Format

Accepted essays should be submitted as Microsoft Word documents (either .doc or .rtf), although .pdf documents are acceptable for initial submissions.. Double-space manuscripts throughout; include page numbers and one-inch margins. All notes should be formatted as endnotes.

Style and format should be consistent with The Chicago Manual of Style, 15th ed. or above. Second and later references to a previously cited work should be made in the text, giving the author’s last name and the title of the work. Do not use op. cit.

Poetry: Submission Procedure

We accept unsolicited poetry via Please submit your work in .doc or .pdf formats. Your submission should be a single file consisting of no more than ten pages, and may include, if you wish, a cover letter listing a few of your recent publications. We consider only previously unpublished work, and while we encourage simultaneous submissions, we request that you notify us ( immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.

Media and Permissions

Authors must obtain permissions for illustrations that require permissions.  A 300 dpi file (JPEG, GIF, PIC, or TIFF) of each illustration will be needed, though a legible scan is acceptable for initial submission. Hyperlinks will need correct URL addresses; video clips should be in MPEG, MOV or Quicktime formats; sound files should be high-quality MP3s.

Nonsite is subject to the same copyright restrictions and intellectual property laws as all publications.  It is the contributor’s responsibility to obtain necessary permissions to reproduce images, video clips, and sound files in the article text. Permission is not required for the inclusion of hyperlinks; the use of links may offer a more efficient way of including video, music, and image files. Image captions should include appropriate credits and permissions.