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Information for Authors
Please note that the details in this section are for informational purposes only. Manuscripts must be submitted via our primary website. Before submitting your manuscript, please consult our style guide and the summary below.
Single- and multi-author monographs, as well as edited volumes, will be considered for publication. Monographs may also be based on dissertations, provided they meet appropriate standards. Edited volumes may consist of a collection of essays or conference proceedings.
Authors who wish to submit a manuscript are encouraged to contact the editorial office in advance. Similarly, please let us know if you are planning a conference and are interested in publishing a collection of essays based on its proceedings, or if you have questions about the types of media that can be supported by our digital formats.
The steps of the publication process can be summarized as follows:
1.) Submit you manuscript on our website (currently under development). Consult our style guide as you prepare your manuscript. We reserve the right to return manuscripts to authors for revision if style and formatting requirements are not followed.
2.) The editorial board will review your submission and determine if it fits the scope of the series. Works that pass board review will proceed to the peer review stage.
3.) Your manuscript will then be evaluated by highly-qualified peer reviewers, in a process that will ideally take 3 to 6 months.
4.) If your work is accepted after peer review, you may be asked to revise your manuscript. Any rewriting would then take place, along with contract negotiations.
5.) Following contract approval, authors are required to obtain permission—including third party copyright clearance—to use any items obtained elsewhere that they wish to use in their work.
6.) The completed manuscript is then submitted to the press and sent to a copyeditor, who will ensure that the work meets the press’s linguistic and formatting standards.
7.) The layout is then prepared, at which point authors receive galley proofs for approval.
8.) Free HTML, PDF, and ePub versions, as well as purchasable print-on-demand volumes, will then be published on our website (link here).
9.) The university library guarantees long-term metadata management, archiving, and the discoverability of published works.