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Journal of the Short Story in English

The Journal of the Short Story in English ( JSSE), published semi-annually in June and December by the University of Angers Press in Angers, France, was founded in 1982. The guiding principle of JSSE has been to solicit contributions from specialists on the short story from all over the world. Guest writers such as Mavis Gallant and John McGahern have attended the conferences held at the University of Angers and at Belmont University, and many have granted extensive interviews in which they discuss their craft.

Submission Guidelines:

JSSE will publish articles on short stories and novellas in the form of essays (not exceeding 5,000 words) and notes (not exceeding 1,500 words). Manuscripts must be submitted in duplicate. Documentation should conform to the latest MLA style.

Submissions are invited on a rolling basis. Please send as a Word attachment to

Upon acceptance the author should be prepared to submit his/her article, a 200-word French and English abstract and a Contributor's note in English on diskette preferably in Microsoft Word 2000 format. All manuscripts and communications concerning editorial matters should be sent to:

Linda Collinge and Emmanuel Vernadakis, Editors
Maison des Sciences Humaines
2 rue A. Fleming
49066 ANGERS Cedex 01, France

or to:

J. H. E. Paine, Editor
Department of English, Belmont University
1900 Belmont Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37212-3757
Email Dr. Paine