a proposal is more efficient than sending in a
pre-written article that we may turn down or ask
you to rewrite. We welcome unsolicited articles
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you have an idea for an article or a visual presentation,
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as well as demonstrate your familiarity with the magazine
and our style. Please describe what you are proposing,
who/what the article is about and why readers would
want to read the article.
editor will work with you to shape your article for
publication in Literacies once your proposal
is received and accepted.
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of formatting. We prefer that you not use footnotes.
attach a title page to your contribution with the
name and contact information
name of the article
name should only appear on the title page.
we decide to publish your article, we will ask you
to write a summary of 100-250 words.
editors of Literacies reserve the right to
make editorial changes in any manuscript accepted
for publication for the sake of style or clarity.
Edited articles will be sent to authors for approval.
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the right not to publish any article.
your piece is accepted for publication, you grant
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of published articles, commentaries, and reviews will
receive 2 free copies of the issue in which their