Looking to Submit an Article?
Read below to see how the process works
NAL seeks articles that explore engaging literary texts or basic ideas from diverse fields such as art, religion, politics, natural sciences that engage students in the classrooms of grades 6-12.
In addition to the articles published in each of the four issues, readers are encouraged to submit wide-ranging, shorter posts that follow a simple template.
We can't wait to hear from you!
Templates for Posts
· Title of Post
· Post writer
· Basic bibliographic information: Text’s Title, Author, Source, Publication Date, Internet Link
· Brief concept of the Post
· Two or three crucial quotes from the text
· Two or more probing questions about the text
· Two or more allied texts that support or counter the same topic
Submissions Process for Articles & Posts
· Manuscripts should be sent electronically to Joe Milner (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Lindy Magiera (email@example.com).
· Submissions should range from 600 to 1000 words. Authors should use the most important word from their title on the bottom right side of each page alongside the page number of each page. Pages should be double-spaced throughout (including quotations, notes, and works cited) with standard margins.
· A brief statement should be provided that states that the manuscript has not been published or is not submitted elsewhere.
· Copies of everything you send us should be saved. We cannot return any materials to authors.
· Authors’ names should not appear in the text or the reference list. Substitute ‘Author’ for citations in the text and in the reference list.
Two Submissions Editors review submitted manuscripts within 20 days of their receipt. If the manuscript is accepted, the editors will provide suggestions for revision and return the revised text within 20 days to the author.
Publication and Submissions Deadlines
Fall, September 15: Submit by July 15
Winter, December 15: Submit by October 15
Spring, March 15: Submit by January 15
Summer, June 15: Submit by April 15