Review: The Journal of Dramaturgy publishes essays and peer-reviewed articles, along with manifestos, interviews, reviews, the occasional play, and other writing of interest to LMDA members.

 

LMDA’s journal Review is pleased to announce a call for submissions for its 2018 issue. As you prepare for the conference in Toronto, please consider how you might adapt your work for publication.  

The mission of the journal is to provide a venue for the exploration of dramaturgy and for ongoing conversation about the work of dramaturgs and literary managers and their relationship to all stages of theatre-making. Review publishes peer-reviewed scholarly articles, along with work in other formats, including expanded essays and interviews from the LMDA Newsletter, manifestos, book reviews, and an assortment of other types of submissions, which align with and expand the current mission of Review. Review welcomes submissions by all writers regardless of professional affiliation, as well as submissions on topics at some remove from the primary mission.

Review is an annual publication. This year’s deadline for paper submissions and proposals is August 15, 2018.  Early submissions are encouraged.

To submit an article for peer review, please email the following as two separate documents:

  1. The full paper submission should be double-spaced, 5,000-6,000 words in length, MS Word file (No PDFs please!), formatted according to MLA style guidelines. Articles can contain footnotes and should include a Works Cited page. To ensure a fair blind-review process, the author’s name should be omitted from this document. Images/Graphics, when rights are available, are encouraged. All images must be sent as separate .jpeg or .tiff files.      
  2. A title page that includes the author’s name, address, email address, telephone, and institutional affiliation (if applicable), as well as a brief biography.

For alternative submissions:

  1. Please submit a proposal of no more than 250 words as a MS Word file. This document should include the author’s name, address, email address, telephone, and institutional affiliation (if applicable), as well as a brief biography. The editors welcome proposals that engage with practice, process, and scholarship in a variety of formats including but not limited to:
    • Excerpts from production archives and rehearsal notebooks
    • Travelogues
    • Visual forms of storytelling
    • Conversations and interviews
    • Critical reflections on topics related to the field
    • Collaborative methods and other dramaturgical processes

Please send submissions to editor@lmda.org.  Review acknowledges receipt of submission via email in 1 to 2 weeks and response time is 2 to 3 months from the submission deadline of August 15, 2018.

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Review is the journal of dramaturgy published annually by Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas. The mission of the journal is to provide a venue for exploration of dramaturgy, and for ongoing conversation about the work of the dramaturg and the literary manager and their relationship to all stages of theatre-making. Review publishes peer-reviewed scholarly articles, along with work in other formats, including expanded essays and interviews from the LMDA Newsletter, manifestos, book reviews, and an assortment of other types of submissions, which align with and expand the current mission of Review. Review welcomes submissions by all writers regardless of professional affiliation, as well as submissions on topics at some remove from the primary mission. Inquiries to the editor are encouraged in advance of all submissions.

Past issues of Review: The Journal of Dramaturgy are available here.

 

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