Jeffers Studies (ISSN 1096-5076) is a peer-reviewed scholarly annual published by the Robinson Jeffers Association and is indexed in the MLA International Bibliography. The journal features:
- full-length essays on the work of Robinson Jeffers and related topics
- archival materials relating to Jeffers, the Jeffers family, Tor House, and Jeffers Country
- book reviews, notes and brief items of interest to members of the RJA
Scholarly essays should be between 5,000 and 9,000 words. Shorter manuscripts on topics related to Jeffers, typically up to 4,000 words, are also acceptable. Submissions by email attachment, in Microsoft Word format, are preferred. Submissions and queries can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The author’s name should appear on the initial page of the manuscript only. The five-volume The Collected Poetry of Robinson Jeffers (Stanford University Press) is the preferred source for quotations from Jeffers’ poetry, and the three-volume The Collected Letters of Robinson Jeffers, with Selected Letters of Una Jeffers (Stanford) is the preferred source for quotations from Jeffers’ letters. In citing the Collected Poetry, please use the abbreviation CP with the number of the volume, and for the Collected Letters, please use the abbreviation CL with the number of the volume. (If your circumstances make using these sources impractical, please contact the editor, using the email address above, for advice.) Formatting should follow the MLA Handbook, ninth edition, with parenthetical citations, notes, and works cited. Standard 12 Point Times New Roman font is preferred.
Jim Baird & Whitney Hoth
Founding Advisory Board