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Call for Papers     

Journal of Kentucky Studies
Deadline: none
Northern Kentucky University
Department of Literature and Language,
Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, Kentucky, 41099
Call for Essays, Poetry, Short Fiction and Black and White Photos
The Journal of Kentucky Studies is a professional journal whose focus tends to center  on the history, authors, literature, and general culture of Kentucky and the Appalachian region. However, JKS welcomes articles on any theme as well as art, commentary, critical essays, history, literary criticism, short fiction, and poetry. Black and white photography is also
All manuscripts should follow the University of Chicago Manual of Style (History) or MLA Style (Literature), be double-spaced, and be submitted in triplicate with S.A.S.E. Although we have no restrictions on length of prose fiction or non-fiction, most manuscripts which find their way into our pages are typically about 20 typed, double-spaced pages: 6000 words or less. The
quality of the submission is the final arbiter. We also have no restriction on the style or subjects for our published poetry. Submissions, however, should be limited to 3-5 lyric poems or 1-2 longer forms. Turn around time on submissions is typically six months.
The Journal is published yearly by the Northern Kentucky University Department of Literature and Language. Statements of fact and opinion are made on the responsibility of the authors alone.
All articles and other correspondence should be sent to:
Dr. Gary Walton, Editor
Journal of Kentucky Studies
Department of Literature and Language
Northern Kentucky University
Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, Kentucky 41099.
Phone (606) 572-5418