Call for Editors / Call for Submissions: Resources for American Literary Study

deadline for submissions: 
December 31, 2017
full name / name of organization: 
Resources for American Literary Studies
contact email: 

The journal Resources for American Literary Study, devoted to archival study and bibliographical analysis of American literature, has returned to Penn State Press and is approaching a transition.  Its editors, Jackson R. Bryer and Richard Kopley, are seekingsuccessors.  Those interested in applying for the editorship of the journal should send a letter of interest and c.v. to Diana Pesek, Journals Editor, Penn State Press, at  Applications by pairs of scholars, as well as nominations of candidates, are also welcome.  Expressions of interest should be sent no later than December 31, 2017.  For further information on the journal, please see Volume 39 of RALS is now in press; the editors are seeking submissions for Volume 40.  Archival works and bibliographicalstudies will be reviewed by distinguished scholars of American literature on a timely basis.  Varied lengths may be accommodated.Documentation should follow the 7th edition of the MLA Handbook.  For consideration for Volume 40, please submit your piece to by December 31, 2017.  Queries are welcome; please send them to either Jackson R. Bryer at or Richard Kopley at