Call for Book Reviews

deadline for submissions: 
May 25, 2023
full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Festival Culture Inquiry and Analysis

Call for Book Reviews

We are pleased to announce a call for book reviews.

We invite book reviews (700 - 1,200 words) on work on the following topics but not limited to:

  • Carnivals (business, entrepreneurship, combined arts, performance)

  • Celebration 

  • Events
  • Festival Cities 

  • Festival/Celebration Night Life

  • Festivals and Fiestas in South America

  • Gatherings (crowds, fans, activities).

  • Medieval Festivals

  • Folk Festivals

  • Music Festivals

  • Religion

  • Rituals


We also invite reports (5,000 words), review essays (may also focus on 3–5 books on a similar topic or theme - no more than 5,000 words), analysis of an event, and interviews (between 800 and 1,200 words).

For consideration in our 3rd volume, please submit a 300-500 word abstract by October 25th 2023. Submit abstracts here:

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