Author Guidelines

Studies in American Fiction strongly prefers electronic submissions; potential contributors should send queries or submissions in Word (.doc or .docx) format to BOTH Duncan Faherty ( AND Maria Farland ( A confirmation email will be sent within five days of receipt; if not, please email to confirm that the submission has been received. Any hard copies should be sent to the Editors at:

Studies in American Fiction
c/o Duncan Faherty
Department of English
Queens College
Flushing, NY 11367-1597

Manuscripts should be prepared in accordance with The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed. Manuscripts should be double-spaced, with one-inch margins, in Times New Roman, 12 pt. font. Submissions should not exceed 11,000 words, including endnotes.

Please supply an abstract of 100 or fewer words with your paper.

Please note that readers' reports are not automatically given. It is SAF policy not to return manuscripts unless a SASE is included.