Working Deadline: September 15th, 2018
WHAT TO SUBMIT:Academic essays that engage with the topic of asexual history in a prominent manner. You are encouraged to submit a proposal (50-200 words, 1-3 sources) before sending a full essay, although not required. Proposals can be sent via filling out this Google form.
The deadline listed above (July 31st, 2018) is not final due to the circumstance of which this journal is being produced. Due to the limited focus of this call, The Asexual is aware that there may be a limited number of publishable submissions for inclusion in this special collection.
FORMAT:Submit essays in Microsoft Word format. If you are submitting previously published articles, please state as such in the following form. Papers should be double-spaced (excluding endnotes), with 1-inch left and right margins. Papers should exceed 2,500 words and not exceed 10,000 words (including endnotes). If your paper does not fit within these word counts, please send an inquiry to AsexualJournal@gmail.com. This special issue will use the notes/bibliography Chicago Manual of Style, sixteenth edition. A quick reference generator can be found here: https://www.citefast.com/
If you are having any issues with formatting, please send inquiries for assistance to AsexualJournal@gmail.com. Formatting should not be an obstacle or deterrent from submitting. Please make The Asexual aware of any issues you are having and they can be worked through together via editing. Incorrect or imperfect formatting will not exclude your essay from final inclusion. The Asexual is far more interested and invested in the overarching idea or concept of the paper and how its argument(s) is/are constructed.
PUBLICATION:1. You will receive a response to your proposal within 7 days. If you are submitting a full paper without first submitting a proposal, a response will be sent within 30 days. It is recommended that you submit a short proposal preceding submission of a full article, although not required.2. This collection of academic essays will be compiled into an anthology upon completion and published via The Asexual website for open access as well as in physical form for purchase.3. Your paper will likely undergo an editing process prior to publication. You have the choice for final approval.4. All authors included in the final publication will receive a free copy of the anthology in PDF form in lieu of payment.
Link to the CFP on The Asexual website: http://theasexual.com/article/2018/1/6/call-for-papers-asexual-history