Call for article submissions -- The Dark Man: Journal of Robert E. Howard and Pulp Studies

deadline for submissions: 
February 14, 2021
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The Dark Man: Journal of Robert E. Howard and Pulp Studies
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The Dark Man: Journal of Robert E. Howard and Pulp Studies is accepting submissions for Volume 12, Issue 1. Articles should be 4000-6000 words including notes and bibliography. Reviews should be 1000-2000 words and should treat an apropos issue in Robert E. Howard and pulp studies rather than merely the merit of the book(s) reviewed.
 
Deadline for submissions is Sunday, February 14, 2021. Editorial decisions will be announced by Sunday, March 21, 2021. Publication of Volume 12, Issue 1 will be Friday, June 11, 2021.
 
Submissions should be formatted according to 8th-edition MLA bibliographic and citational standards. Footnotes and endnotes should be eschewed, if possible, in order to avoid arresting and interrupting the flow of the article or review. Prose style can range from academic to informal; despite style, the scholarly enterprise should be rigorous. Submissions and questions should be e-mailed to Dr. Jason Ray Carney at jason.carney@cnu.edu as .doc or .docx attachments. 
 
Journal Overview: The Dark Man: Journal of Robert E. Howard and Pulp Studies is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal devoted to the academic study of Robert E. Howard's literary legacy as well as the literary historical and print culture contexts associated with it. The journal seeks to publish full-length articles, brief critical notes and commentaries, bibliographies, reviews of books, and other scholarship that treats Howard's life, time, literary work, and associated topics such as Weird Tales, H.P. Lovecraft, and the concept of a transhistorical pulp fiction aesthetic.