CFP: Journal of Horror Studies (ongoing; journal issue)

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Journal of Horror Studies

We are currently looking for submissions for the inaugural issue of the new
Journal of Horror Studies, which will be published by Intellect Books.
There is no fixed deadline for submissions to the journal, although the
first issue is due in Autumn 2007. Abstracts and proposals for submissions
should be received before 31st January to be considered for issue 1.

Further information will be available on the journal's webpage
( and the publisher's journal page:

Please direct any questions through Robert Simpson at

Journal of Horror Studies information

Robert J.E. Simpson
Gary D. Rhodes
Tony Earnshaw
Tony Williams

Aims and Scope The Journal of Horror Studies is the first major refereed
academic journal devoted to the study of horror. Recent years have seen an
increasing desire expressed amongst academics and students to pursue
research of the genre across all disciplines.

This exciting new journal offers an inter-disciplinary approach to the
subject, bringing together contributors from around the globe, and
encouraging a wide variety of approaches. The journal will become an
indispensable resource for scholars and students alike.

We welcome full-length articles, shorter papers, reports and reviews from
academics, scholars and students from all disciplines. We encourage debate
and feedback, and welcome theoretical, analytical and historical studies.

Subject matter may include (but is not limited to):
Cinema, literature, television, radio, popular culture, video games and art.

Submission guidelines All correspondence should be directed to Robert
Simpson via In the first instance,
manuscripts should be submitted as word documents by e-mail attachment.
Further details will be available on our website -

Full articles (5,000-10,000 words) should be based on original work of a
research or developmental nature and/or proposed new methods or ideas that
are clearly and thoroughly presented and argued.

Shorter items including working papers/student work (1,000-5,000 words)
should apply same conditions as full articles.

Reports (1,000 - 5,000 words) on conferences, festivals and events
pertaining to the subject matter of the journal.

Reviews (750-1,000 words) of any published work (print or electronic)
relevant to the subject matter of the journal. This may include book, film
and DVD reviews.

Abstracts (150-250 words) should be included with all submitted articles.
Abstracts may also be sent as submission proposals to the editorial

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