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. The journal is published annually.
Manuscripts should follow the Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition. Manuscript submissions should generally be between 3000-7000 words in length. The deadline for submission for the annual issue is the second week of October. Rolling submissions are also accepted, but will not be considered until after the October deadline. JWO uses a blind peer review process. Make sure no personal identifying references appear on any page. Authors should include all of the following information on a separate page with their submission:
Submitted manuscripts are sent to at least two reviewers. Final publication decisions are made by the editor and the Editorial Board.
Submit electronic copies of manuscript and separate identifying information to: email@example.com (Only .doc, .docx or .rtf files will be accepted.)
The Journal of the Wooden O follows the Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition with JWO exceptions. All submissions should be double-spaced documents (.doc, .docx, .rtf). Submissions should be between 3,000-7,000 words in length. JWO uses endnotes rather than footnotes. All notes should be numbered using Arabic numerals. Other guidelines are as follows: