Arkansas Review | Guidelines for Submissions
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Guidelines for Submissions



ARKANSAS REVIEW: A Journal of Delta Studies focuses on the seven states of the Mississippi River Delta, from St. Louis to the Gulf of Mexico. Interdisciplinary in scope, we welcome scholarly contributions from all the humanities and social sciences, including anthropology, art history, folklore studies, history, literature, musicology, political science, and sociology. Articles should be aimed at a general academic audience and follow the second Chicago style for documentation, known as Documentation II: Author-Date References and specified in The Chicago Manual of Style, sixteenth edition. Academic articles submitted in hard copy should be sent to the General Editor at the following address: Arkansas Review, PO Box 1890, Arkansas State University, State University, AR 72467. Articles may also be sent via email to




ARKANSAS REVIEW also publishes creative material—fiction, poetry, essays, and visual art—that evokes or responds to the Delta cultural and natural experience. Non-Delta related material is not considered for publication. Creative material submissions should be made via our forms on Please allow three to twelve months for notification of acceptance or rejection.


Creative Material Submissions


Contributors will receive two copies of the issue of Arkansas Review in which their work appears (book reviewers will receive one copy), along with a year’s subscription.

Address all other inquiries to the appropriate editor at Arkansas Review, PO Box 1890, Arkansas State University, State University, AR 72467. Phone: 870-972-3043; FAX: 870-972-3045; email: