Call for Submissions to Volume 4 of Intersections

Author Guidelines: 
Intersections invites conventional essays, creative prose, poetry, visual art and academic reviews. We are always open to new genres and approaches – please contact us if you would like to submit a piece that does not fit readily into any of the above categories.  Scholarly articles should range from 3,000 to 5,000 words, while book reviews should generally be between 1,000 and 2,000 words. In the case of visual work please submit a 100-200 word explanation on how your piece engages feminism(s) and/or social justice.

Authors are free to employ any of the standard citation methods (MLA, APA, Chicago, Harvard), although APA is preferred.

Submission Instructions and Deadline:
The manuscript should be wiped of author’s name and attached as a .doc, .docx or in the case of artwork .jpg file. All submissions must insert the following details into the body of their submission e-mail:

  • the title of the work
  • author’s name
  • university affiliation and year in program
  • contact information (e-mail and phone number)
  • and a short bio of no more than 75 words

Authors must e-mail their submissions to by April 9th at 11:59pm

Submission Preparation Checklist: 
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission’s compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. All written work must be MS Word-compatible; visual work should be in .jpg format.
  2. All submissions must have a focus on issues that relate to our mandate (found in the About section).
  3. Eligible contributors will be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at any Canadian university at the time of submission.
  4. Poetry, visual art, and creative prose must be accompanied by a brief explanation (~100-200 words) of how it engages with feminism, gender or social justice issues.
  5. Neither previously published material nor any that have been accepted for publication by any source other than Intersections will be accepted.
  6. Once the editing period has come to a close, we will not accept any changes to an accepted paper.
  7. Essays should be formatted in any of the bracketed standardized citation method (MLA, APA, Chicago or Harvard), but we do prefer APA. 
  8. All submissions should be accompanied by the title of the work, author’s name, university affiliation and year in program, contact information [including e-mail and phone number], and a short bio of no more than 75 words in the body of the submission e-mail.

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