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Call for Papers Landscapes Issue on Ecological Creativity

Wednesday, 28 November 2012


The 'International Centre for Landscape and Language' (ICLL) welcomes submissions of scholarly articles, reviews and creative works on all aspects of the interrelationship between landscape and language, with a particular interest in ecocritical approaches. Reviews of books, notices of book launches, exhibitions and other events such as conferences and symposia are invited. The journal is published twice yearly.

Article deadline: extended to 7 Dec. 2012
Release date: 1 Feb. 2013
Editors: Glen Phillips, Andrew Taylor and John Ryan

Creative works accepted include short stories, poems, images and sound files. Please only send a maximum of 3 poems per submission.

Scholarly articles will normally be 3000–7000 words; book reviews should usually comprise 600–800 words.

All submissions to Landscapes including creative works are refereed. For this issue, we will aim for a rapid turn-around time for refereeing. According to the interdisciplinary nature of the journal, our referees come from different disciplines.

Submissions may be sent in electronic form via attachments of MS word or Rich Text format documents to Centre Director, Professor Glen Phillips. Images should be sent in jpg-format, sound files in wav-format. Scholarly articles must include an abstract of 150–200 words. All submissions must be accompanied by a brief biographical note. Contributions submitted to ICLL should only require minor corrections and need to conform to the journal's style guide.

Style Guide

  • Please use UK English.
  • Please use single spacing for both main text and footnotes.
  • The text should be unjustified with a font size of 12 points.
  • Please use endnotes and in-text citations instead of footnotes.
  • Indicate new paragraphs by indenting their first line with the tab key.
  • Please do not indent the first paragraph under a heading.

For all other matters please comply with the current edition of the MLA style. For more information on this style, please visit the Modern Language Association website.


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