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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word document file format.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.

Author Guidelines

Format: All submissions should be in Microsoft Word.  They should adhere to the Chicago Manual of Style.  Please include footnotes instead of endnotes and refrain from using any headers.

Abstract: Any article submission must include an abstract of no more than 200 words.  This is not necessary for submissions of book reviews or essays.

Author biography: A short biography of any relevant information should be included for the contributors’ page of the journal.  Such information includes your major and class designation, graduation date, research interests, plans after college, hometown, any academic honors of affiliations you deem relevant, etc.  Author biographies should be no more than 100 words.  Please be sure your name is written as you would like it to appear in the journal.

Please send all submissions to alexandrian@troy.edu

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