KEB Submission Guidelines

KENTUCKY ENGLISH BULLETIN EDITORIAL POLICY

 

The Kentucky English Bulletin is a journal for the teachers of English and language arts at the elementary, middle-school, secondary, and postsecondary levels. It features articles that address innovative methodology, pedagogical strategies, instructional material, and best practices that advance the teaching of reading, writing, and literature.

In addition to articles related to the theme of a special issue, contributions are sought for standing sections of the Bulletin:

Teachers as Writers: Essays, Creative Works

Professional Reading Recommendations

What’s New in Young Adult Literature?

Reading Guides

Book Reviews

KEB Teaching Strategy Exchange Classroom Materials and Lesson Plans

Research

Speak Out: Professional Issues

Humor

KEB is published semi-annually. The fall issue is devoted to works by winners of the student writing contest.

Articles from 500 to 2500 words are welcome.

Contributors must include the words “MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION” in the subject line of the email. Electronic submissions are preferred:  keb @ kcte.org (Contributors must include the words “MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION” in the subject line of the email).  Hard copies may be mailed to Dr. Judith Szerdahelyi, English Department, Western Kentucky University, 1906 College Heights Blvd. #11086, Bowling Green, KY 42101-1086.

The manuscript should be submitted as a single-spaced Microsoft Word docx or doc file attachment. The submission email should be used as a cover sheet and include the author’s name, institutional affiliation, full contact information, email address, and 50-word biographical sketch. Author identification should only appear in the text box of submission email, but not in the attached manuscript.

Manuscripts sent to KEB should not be simultaneously submitted to another journal. Authors should state their compliance with the above policy.

Contributors are requested to limit submissions to a single manuscript per genre per issue. Additionally, we prefer not to run multiple manuscripts by the same author in the same issue even though they might represent different genres.

The Bulletin observes MLA documentation style and NCTE’s position on avoiding sexism in language.

For critical articles, submission must provide a complete list of works cited.

Authors are responsible for obtaining permission from copyright owners to reprint an image, figure, table, etc.

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