Studies in Crime Writing

deadline for submissions: 
March 1, 2021
full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Crime Writing
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Newberry College is pleased to invite submissions for the third issue of Studies in Crime Writing, which is scheduled to appear in the fall of 2021. Studies in Crime Writing is a peer-reviewed, open-access, online scholarly journal dedicated to crime writing, including true crime, thrillers, prison writing, detective fiction, and noir. The journal's focus is on written work, rather than film, computer games, or other electronic media. We are open to a variety of theoretical and scholarly approaches, and to bibliographic and textual scholarship as well.

Articles should be prepared according to the MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing (3rd edition), and should range from 4000-8000 words in length. As well, each submission should begin with an abstract of not more than 200 words.

Articles should be submitted at our website,, following the specifications listed at

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