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Submission Guidelines

All submissions to American Periodicals are evaluated using a blind peer review process. Manuscripts should conform to the 15th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style, be double-spaced (including quotations and notes, which must be properly formatted in Word), and be roughly limited to 7,500 words. For additional information regarding the journal's house style, please see the American Periodicals Style Sheet. (see also the Council of Editors of Learned Journals guidelines for authors)

Submissions are accepted electronically as email attachments (Microsoft Word only) at If hard copy submission is preferred, please send two hard copies of the manuscript, along with a self-addressed return envelope and postage (unattached) for return of the manuscript and report. Only mailed manuscripts that are accompanied by correct postage will be returned. Electronic submissions will receive electronic reports. Also, with all submissions, please include a brief biographical statement specifying academic affiliation and scholarly activities in the field of periodical studies.

Book reviews must contain the author's complete name and full publication information for the book being reviewed (including full title, place of publication, publisher, date of publication, ISBN, and price of clothbound and paperback, where relevant).

All manuscripts and correspondence should be addressed to the Editors, American Periodicals, Department of English, 164 West 17th Avenue, 421 Denney Hall, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA. Email:

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