JNT is multi-genre, multi-period, multi-national. Current submissions should address the intersection of narrative, history, ideology, and/or culture, all broadly defined.

General Rules for Submissions

For tips on submitting scholarly articles, view these guidelines laid out by the Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ).

JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory Submissions
  • Submit manuscripts through Editorial Manager at Receipt will be confirmed upon final approval of the manuscript;
  • The submission must be between 25 and 35 pages, double-spaced with one-inch margins, and no less than 6,500 words;
  • The journal does not accept any manuscripts submitted simultaneously to other publication venues;
  • Omit any reference to the author(s) in the document to ensure anonymous review;
  • Articles submitted for consideration should be formatted according to the JNT style guide. If accepted for publication, articles must follow JNT's Style Guide, and author(s) are responsible for making the appropriate changes to the document in that respect upon acceptance;
  • Keep endnotes to a minimum, incorporating information into the main text wherever possible;
  • No multiple submissions by the same author at the same time;
  • Authors are responsible for copyright permissions and fees for illustrations and/or extracts. High-resolution files or glossy prints of images will be necessary upon acceptance.

Privacy Policy

JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory understands that when authors and reviewers submit manuscripts or reviews, they entrust us with valuable information, including name, email address, and institutional affiliation.

JNT, in compliance with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and the protocol of our online submission system, Editorial Manager (ARIES), is committed to protecting the privacy of personal data in the following ways:


We promise not to share personal data (name, email address, institutional affiliation and/or address) with other authors or reviewers.


Authors/reviewers will be notified if the editors or office staff perform online tasks (e.g. completing manuscript or review submissions) by proxy, in their name.


Authors/reviewers have the right to have their data removed.  For questions about JNT‘s privacy policy, please contact [email protected].

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