Author Instructions

Submissions (c. 25 pages) must be in compliance with the guidelines outlined below and described in the style sheet.

Submissions in English should follow MLA guidelines for in-text parenthetical references with a “Works Cited” list at the end of the article (see The MLA Handbook, Eighth Edition [New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2016]); see also the examples offered online by the IRSC Libraries site or by the Perdue Online Writing Lab

Footnotes should be reserved for short explanations and kept to a minimum. 

For grammar, punctuation, and capitalization norms, please refer to The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Edition (Chicago: Chicago UP, 2010). 

Submissions in French should conform to the norms prescribed in the Lexique des règles typographiques en usage à l'Imprimerie nationale, 6th edition (Paris: Imprimerie nationale, 2014). The Wikipedia page dedicated to French typographical norms is based on this reference. 

Full submission guidelines are available here: STYLE SHEET.

The Romanic Review does not accept submissions sent by postal mail; please submit your article for consideration by the editorial board via email attachment to: romanicpub@columbia.edu.