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Submission Guidelines

Between November 25, 2019, and February 3, 2020, we will not be accepting manuscripts for review. Any manuscript submitted will be queued until our submission period opens again. Your manuscript will not be acknowledged until it is processed for review in 2020.

The office will be closed the week of November 25–December 2. We will reopen with limited hours December 3–15. We will be closed again December 16, 2019–January 15, 2020.

If you are at MLA 2020 in Seattle, do join us for our 20th anniversary celebration at the Duke University Press booth on Friday, January 10, @ 3:00 p.m.

Send submissions to All references to the author's identity must be removed, or the manuscript will be returned. The journal follows The Chicago Manual of Style, Seventeenth Edition, but at submission, manuscripts in MLA style are acceptable. Consideration will be given to previously unpublished commentary or full-length essays of no more than approximately 10,000 words. Manuscripts meeting these criteria and judged to be within the scope of the journal's mission will be submitted to outside doubly anonymous peer review.

Send all editorial correspondence to or Pedagogy, Department of English, Calvin College, 1795 Knollcrest Circle SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

Send inquiries about reviews of scholarship, textbooks, and other teaching materials, including pedagogical websites, to the reviews editor, Mark C. Long, Department of English, Keene State College, 101 Parker Hall, Mailstop 1402, Keene, NH 03435; e-mail: Because of the journal's policy of multiple review, forward three copies of books and other pertinent materials to the review editor.

Send inquiries about contributing to "From the Classroom" to Elizabeth Brockman, Department of English, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859; e-mail:

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