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CALL FOR PAPERS
JANUS HEAD 6.2
Janus Head: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature,
Continental Philosophy, Phenomenological Psychology and the Arts
Guidelines for Submissions
Janus Head follows APA guidelines for its review process (peer
In general, Janus Head editors and reviewers look for works which
speak to the Janus Head attitude of "respect and openness to the
various manifestations of truth in human experience and the
fostering of understanding through meditative thinking, narrative
structure, and poetic imagination."
Deadline for submissions: October 31, 2003.
CRITERIA FOR ESSAYS: Submissions should be no longer than 7000
words (about 28 pages or shorter). Works should be typed and
double-spaced. Format requirements: APA or MLA styles (footnotes
should be placed at the end of paper). Submit one disk or CD and
two (2) copies to the address below. Your essay should include a
brief abstract (120 words or less). Also include a brief
biography for the contributors page, should your paper be
Make sure to include all relevant contact information, including
a permanent e-mail address. Email submissions will not be
CRITERIA FOR SHORT FICTION & POETRY: Please include a cover
letter, a short biography, and correspondence information. Short
fiction should be typed and double-spaced and should be no longer
than 9000 words (about 36 pages or shorter). Poetry should be
typed in the format in which it is intended to be printed. Three
to five poems are the suggested number for poetry submissions.
Submit one disk or CD and two (2) copies to the address below.
Poetry, if 300 words or less, may be sent via email (but please
include full correspondence address).
If your submission does not follow these guidelines, it will not
CRITERIA FOR ARTWORK: We are seeking artists for submissions of
portfolios to feature in the journal. Photos, slides, and/or
electronic images are the preferred formats. Please email the
editors if you have any questions.
1. Essay and poetry submission materials will not be returned.
However, art, photography and other materials will be returned if
you include a SASE.
2. Upon the acceptance of your paper, Janus Head reserves the
right to use your work for promotional purposes, anthologies,
etc. However, you are welcome to publish your work elsewhere as
you see fit, provided you notify us in advance.
3. Contributors will get a complimentary hard copy of the issue,
plus an electronic PDF off-print for distribution. Additional
hard copies of the issue can be purchased at $10 per copy (or you
can get a one-year subscription for $20). Order here:
Please send submissions to:
P.O. Box 7914
Pittsburgh, PA 15216-0914
Authors should include their e-mail address. Allow at least 3-6
months for the review process and editorial decisions. Notice of
receipt of materials can be obtained by email.
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