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Submissions Guidelines

VIJ welcomes submissions of essays and edited texts of interest to scholars of Victorian literature, history, culture, and art.

Manuscript Submissions

An electronic copy as a Word attachment should be sent to the Editors at

VIJ no longer requires paper copies; the mail address for correspondence that cannot be handled via email is:

Victorians Institute Journal
Department of English
Peck Hall Room 302
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Manuscripts should be between 6000 and 8000 words, and should conform to The Chicago Manuscript of Style.

Editorial report usually follows within four months, and authors should feel free to inquire outside that span. In fairness to our volunteer referees, we request that manuscripts not be submitted simultaneously to VIJ and another journal. Submission or resubmission to VIJ will be taken as a good faith promise that the journal will have exclusive consideration of the work for a reasonable time.