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Gerald R. Sherratt Library


SUU Press

Call for Papers


The Journal of  the Wooden O is a peer-reviewed academic publication focusing on Shakespeare studies. It is published annually by Southern Utah University Press in cooperation with the SUU Center for Shakespeare Studies and the Utah Shakespeare Festival. 

The editors invite papers on any topic related to Shakespeare, including Shakespearean texts, Shakespeare in performance, the adaptation of Shakespeare works (film, fiction, and visual and performing arts), Elizabethan and Jacobean culture and history, and Shakespeare's contemporaries. 

Selected papers from the annual Wooden O Symposium are also considered for publication. 

Submissions: Manuscripts should follow the Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition. Manuscript submissions should generally be between 3000-7000 words in length. The deadline for submissions is the second Friday in October. Authors should include all of the following information on a separate page with their submission: 

  • Author's name 
  • Manuscript title 
  • Mailing address 
  • Email address 
  • Daytime phone number 

Submit electronic copy to: (Only .doc, .docx, or .rtf files will be accepted.)