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Author Guidelines

The Cornfield Review is happy to accept submissions that meet the following requirements:

  • No more than twenty (20) pages of double-spaced prose;
  • No more than eight (8) individual poems;
  • No more than twelve (12) separate photographs or visual artworks.

Additionally, please format your document in a legible, commonly available font (e.g., Times, Times New Roman, Courier) as well as size (12 pt.). Regular margins and paragraph indentations are also expected.

Please refer to the "Submission Preparation Checklist" for information on file format, additional style guidelines, and related information.

 

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. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word or RTF (Rich Text File) document file format. Photographs and artwork should be submitted in one of the following file formats: JPG, PNG, PDF, TIFF, or SVG.
  3. The text is double-spaced (for prose submissions specifically); uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and, if applicable, all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  4. The text adheres to the size, stylistic, and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  5. Permission to Archive and Distribute

    By submitting this agreement, the copyright owner grants Cornfield Review the non-exclusive right to reproduce, translate, and/or distribute the submission (including the abstract) as agreed upon, in print and electronic format and in any medium, including but not limited to audio or visual, for the purposes of inclusion in Cornfield Review. You also agree that Cornfield Review may make and retain more than one copy for the purpose of preservation, security and backup.

    Authority to Grant Copyright

    You represent that you have the authority to grant the rights contained in this agreement. You also represent that your submission does not, to the best of your knowledge, infringe upon anyone's copyright. If the submission contains material for which you do not hold copyright, you represent that you have obtained the unrestricted permission of the copyright owner to grant Cornfield Review the rights by this agreement, and that such third party owned material is clearly identified and acknowledged within the text or content of the submission. Your acceptance of this agreement gives permission to the Cornfield Review staff to submit an object to Cornfield Review on your behalf.

 

Copyright Notice

By submitting this agreement, the undersigned author hereby grants to The Ohio State University, on behalf of its University Libraries’ Knowledge Bank, 175 W. 18th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210 (hereinafter "Publisher") the non-exclusive right to reproduce, translate, display, and/or distribute the Submission (including the abstract) as part of The Cornfield Review (“Journal”), in print and electronic format and in any medium. You also agree that the Publisher may make and retain more than one copy for the purpose of preservation, security, and backup. You represent that you, as sole author and/or on behalf of your co-authors, have the authority to grant the rights contained in this agreement. You also represent that your Submission does not, to the best of your knowledge, infringe upon anyone’s copyright. If the Submission contains material for which you do not hold copyright, you represent that you have obtained the unrestricted permission of the copyright owner to grant the Publisher the rights in this agreement, and that such third party owned material is clearly identified and acknowledged within the text or content of the Submission. Alternatively, you represent that your use of third party material is allowed because the material is in the public domain or you have performed a fair use analysis and reasonably believe your use is permitted.

The author understands that the Publisher may grant these same rights to Journal. Additionally, the author also grants the right to both Journal and Publisher to enter into agreements with third party entities that grant such third party entities any or all of the rights that author has granted to Publisher herein. The aforementioned rights may include the rights necessary to index and abstract the Submission. 

The author agrees that any subsequent publication of the Submission will credit the Journal as the site of first publication and provide a link to the Journal website.

The Cornfield Review is published under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license, to allow for certain types of reuse without permission. By submitting this agreement, the author agrees to apply a CC BY license to the Submission upon publication. 

 

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