STYLE REQUIREMENTS

  • A specific academic style, such as the Chicago Manual of Style (14th/15th edition) or MHRA (3rd edition).
  • We can accept manuscripts in Word, PDF or RTF formats. We prefer email attachments. NO Google DOCS
  • Citations: We prefer endnotes only and in the text, a hand-placed number like this (1) for┬áreferences.
  • Quotations: For poetry of three or more lines and prose quotations of four or more lines, please use indented block quotations. Shorter quotations may be included in the body of the essay.
  • Languages: We take work in a range of languages. American and British spelling are both acceptable. If your text includes quotations in a language other than English, use authoritative translations (or your own), followed by an English translation in brackets. Identify your translators in the footnotes.
  • The titles of books and articles in languages other than English should be followed immediately by their English
  • translations in brackets.
  • Format: Font: Use Times Roman 12 (non-proportional) font.
  • Margins: Set at 1-inch right, left, top, and bottom. Do not justify the right margin. Do not set widow/orphan protection.
  • Line Spacing: Double space (2 line spaces) the entire manuscript, including notes and block quotes.
  • Page Numbers: Number pages in the upper right corner.
  • Character Spacing: Use a single space after periods, colons, commas and semicolons.
  • Hyphenation: Do not use automatic hyphenation. Do not hyphenate end-of-line words.