Call for Book Reviews

deadline for submissions: 
June 1, 2020
full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Culture
contact email: 


I currently have several books available for review for The Journal of Popular Culture.  These reviews would be due May 1, 2019.  If you have a completed Master's degree or higher, one of these books is in your field of study, and you are committed to writing a review for us, please contact me at, noting your preferred title and your mailing address.  The reviews need to be between 500 and 1,000 words and documented in MLA style.  Further guidelines can be found at:

Many thanks!

Tricia Jenkins

Texas Christian University

Book Reviews Editor, Journal of Popular Culture


  1. Re-enchanted: The Rise of Children’s Fantasy Literature in the 20th Century. Maria Sachiko Cecire. Minnesota UP.
  2. Slavery and the Post-Black Imagination.  Ed. Bertram Ashe and Ilka Saal. U of Washington P.
  3. Transmedia Directors. Ed. Carol Vernallis et al. Bloomsbury.
  4. Mexicana Fashions: Politics, Self-adornment and Identity Construction. Ed. Aida Hurtado and Norma Cantu. U of Texas P.
  5. Religion in Vogue: Christianity and Fashion in America. Lynn Neal.
  6. Queerbaiting and Fandom: Teasing Fans through Homoerotic Possibilities. Joseph Brennan. 
  7. Nightmares in the Dream Sanctuary: War and the Animated Film Donna Kornhaber
  8. Heroes of the Borderlands: The Western in Mexican Film, Comics, and Music. Christopher Conway.
  9. Outriders: Rodeo at the Fringes of the American West.  Rebecca Scofield.
  10. Television Rewired: The Rise of the Auteur Series. Martha Nochimson.
  11. The Canadian Alternative: Cartoonists, Comics and Graphic Novels. Dominick Grace and Eric Hoffman 
  12. Work!: A Queer History of ModelingElspeth H. Brown . Duke UP.
  13. Quinceañera Style: Social Belonging and Latinx Consumer Identities. Rachel Valentina González
  14. The Film Photonovel: A Cultural History of Forgotten Adaptations (World Comics and Graphic Nonfiction). Jan Baeten. U Texas P.
  15. The Race Card: From Gaming Technologies to Model Minorities. Tara Fickle.
  16. American Autopia: An Intellectual History of the American Roadside at Midcentury. Gabrielle Esperdy.