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Journal of the Wooden O

The Journal of the Wooden O is a peer-reviewed, cross-disciplinary, academic publication focusing on all things Shakespeare.  It is published annually by Southern Utah University Press in cooperation with the SUU Center for Shakespeare Studies and the Utah Shakespeare Festival.

Editors welcome submissions on all aspects of Shakespeare Studies including text, performance, history, design, adaptation (film, fiction, and visual and performing arts), Elizabethan and Jacobean culture and history, and Shakespeare’s contemporaries.

Articles from the Journal of the Wooden O are indexed in the MLA International Bibliography and available full-text through World Shakespeare Bibliography, and EBSCO's Academic Search CompleteAcademic Search Premier, and the International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance.

To Submit

Submit electronic copy to: (Only .doc, .docx or .rtf files will be accepted.) Manuscripts should conform to the Chicago Manual of Style,16th Edition. For citations of plays, use act, scene, line numbers in parentheses. The period follows.

Example: At his first sight of Juliet, Romeo sighs, "beauty too rich for use, for earth too dear" (1.5.46).  

Authors should include all of the following information with their paper:

  • Author's name
  • Mailing address
  • College/university affiliation (if any)
  • Email address
  • Daytime phone number. 

The deadline for submission is October 16, 2017.

For more information:

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