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Author Guidelines

We encourage the submission of papers which deal with any aspect of French or Francophone literature. We accept papers in French and English. Papers should be in Microsoft Word document and conform to MLA style. Papers should be approximately 6,000 words in length (bibliography and reference notes included.)

Along with the submission of your article, please include an abstract of no more than 250 words that introduces the article. All submissions should also contain pertinent author information: name, title/position, institutional affiliation, postal and e-mail addresses.

Plagiarism Detection: 
The journal actively checks for plagiarism through the use of SafeAssign software to review submission for originality.

Article Processing Charges (APCs):
This journal does not charge APCs or submission charges.

Authors can view article download statistics for published articles within their accounts.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the author has removed all identifying information from the manuscript. See instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review.


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Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial 4.0 International License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

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