Submission Guidelines. To be considered for the publication, manuscripts should follow the conventions of the latest edition of the MLA Style Manual, It is presumed that all submissions are original research, and not previously published in any other form. Submissions that are being considered by another journal or any other publisher will not be accepted. An article should have no fewer than 15 pages (3750 words) and no more than 25 double-spaced pages (8000 words), including endnotes and Work Cited (the bibliography should start on a new page). Please use Times New Roman font, size 12 point, and number all pages, including the bibliography. Please do not write your name on the manuscripts but include it in your cover letter, along with: the title of your article, your institutional affiliation, e-mail, work and or home address.
Submissions of reviews for works published within the past year are accepted for the following categories: academic books, linguistics, film and fiction. Reviews should be between 500 and 1500 words in length. Publishers and authors are welcome to submit books for possible selection. Please send complete electronically (via e-mail) and only use Microsoft Word 95 or higher.
Address all correspondence to: Mester, Editor-in-Chief, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 – 1532 or
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