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Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (2011 issue, Deadline January 21, 2011) [UPDATE]
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Brigham Young University
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism
Call for Papers: Undergraduate and Master's Students
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism is published by the Department of English at Brigham Young University in collaboration with the Future Scholars Program. It is an annual journal dedicated to publishing excellent literary analysis and criticism produced by undergraduate and master's students.
Criterion seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition. Submissions are peer-reviewed by a selection board at BYU, and final decisions are made by the journal’s two Editors-in-Chief in consultation with a faculty advisor.
Essays may be submitted on a year-round basis, but Criterion is currently soliciting submissions for its 2011 issue, scheduled for publication in April of 2011. The submission deadline for the
Submissions for the general section should be between 3000 and 6000 words (not including the bibliography). All submissions should be double-spaced, written in English, and formatted
Criterion encourages authors to be sensitive to nuances of language and presentation, avoiding language that exhibits racial, ethnic, and gender bias, and treating issues of sexuality and violence with sensitivity.
The contents of Criterion represent the opinions and beliefs of the authors and not necessarily those of the editors, staff, advisors, or Brigham Young University.
For its 2011 issue, Criterion anticipates reserving space for up to four essays exploring issues that relate to time in literature. For information on participating in this special forum, please visit Criterion’s website, http://english.byu.edu/criterion/, and follow the “Current Issue” link under the Publications heading.