Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • At this time we only accept submissions of individual articles and not themed issues.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The format is correct (.doc or .rtf).
  • The document is anonymized (see:
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • Rights and permissions have been secured.
  • Style requirements listed under “Instructions for Contributors” are observed.
  • An abstract of your essay (max. 150 words) including your name and affiliation is included in a separate document.
  • A list of keywords is included at the end of the article.
  • When you publish with AmLit, you consent to the Creative Commons License Attribution 4.0 International (CC-BY)