CFP - Journal of the Wooden O

deadline for submissions: 
October 13, 2023
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Stephanie Chamberlain/Journal of the Wooden O
contact email: 

The Journal of the Wooden O is a peer-reviewed academic publication focusing on Shakespeare studies. It is published annually by Southern Utah University Press in connection with the Gerald R. Sherratt Library and the Utah Shakespeare Festival.


The editors invite papers on any topic related to Shakespeare, including Shakespearean texts, Shakespeare in performance, the adaptation of Shakespeare works (film, fiction, and visual and performing arts), Elizabethan and Jacobean culture and history, and Shakespeare’s contemporaries.


Articles published in the Journal of the Wooden O are indexed in the MLA International BibliographyWorld Shakespeare Bibliography and appear full-text in EBSCO Academic Search Premiere.


Selected papers from the annual Wooden O Symposium are also considered for publication.


SUBMISSIONS: Manuscripts should follow the Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition. Manuscript submissions should generally be between 3000-7000 words in length. Complete submission guidelines may be found here. The deadline for submission is October 13, 2023. Authors should include all of the following information on a separate pagewith their submission:

  • Author’s name
  • Manuscript title
  • Mailing address
  • Email address
  • Daytime phone number

Submit electronic copy to: (Only .doc, .docx or .rtf files will be accepted.)


For more information, contact:

Journal of the Wooden O                                                                                                                    

c/o Southern Utah University Press                                                                                                    

351 W. University Blvd.                                                                                                                     

Cedar City, UT 84720