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Instructions for Authors

Submissions must meet the following specifications:

  • Double spaced and saved as a Microsoft Word document; No author identifying information on the manuscript
  • JSW has no page limit or word count (we often publish single-manuscript ‘special’ issues). However, we prefer regular scholarly essays to fall within the range of 15 to 35 double-spaced pages (including images)
  • Consistent in style, following either The Chicago Manual of Style or another style guide (MLA, etc.)
  • Images should be removed from text and sent as separate files
  • Images should be saved at 300 DPI or higher resolution as separate TIF or GIF files

**Please include a separate cover sheet with essay title, author name(s), contact information, organizational affiliation (if applicable), and current position

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