ALLUVIUM Rolling Call for Guest and Contributing Editors
Alluvium are looking for guest editors to thematically lead and edit three special issues in 2021. We are also looking for contributing editors to assist with general issues of the journal.
Alluvium is an open access, BACLS affiliated scholarly journal which is dedicated to twenty-first
literary criticism. We are run by postgraduates, and we primarily publish academic articles of
approximately 2000 words, as well as interviews and book reviews. Our contributors range from
postgraduates and early career researchers to independent scholars and established academics.
The roles of both contributing and guest editor may include:
● Commissioning content, selecting articles from the abstracts submitted, and crafting
the Call for Submissions for special issues
● Liaising with authors when articles are submitted and working on any revisions
necessary to publish the articles to a high standard
● Writing or assisting with the issue’s editorial
● Copy-editing and proof-reading
● Working with submissions and edits on tight deadlines
Contributing editors are asked to work on at least one issue per year, alongside one or two
co-editors, and will receive support and advice from the managing editors.
The roles will allow editors to gain experience working with an open access academic journal, to
curate special issues based on research expertise, and to connect with other researchers. Previous
guest editors have gone on to work on a variety of journals, and have been elected as managing
editors of Alluvium .
Expressions of interest should be sent to email@example.com . Please include details about any relevant previous experience and details on your own research and teaching interests (max. 300 words).
Please also specify if you would like to assist with general issues as a contributing editor, or to lead a special issue as a guest editor. We welcome expressions of interest in both roles. We would also welcome expressions of collective interest from two or three academics to guest edit a special issue. As a publication we are very keen to foster and amplify a diverse range of contributors and expertise across the fields of contemporary literary criticism.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the managing editors at