Call for Papers (2023)

The Scattered Pelican (the graduate journal of comparative literature) invites the submission of scholarly papers and critical book reviews for the 2023 Issue.

Submission Guidelines

The Scattered Pelican accepts full-length journal articles (4000-5000 words) and book reviews (1000-1500 words) in English. The word count must be inclusive of the Works Cited and endnotes, and all texts must follow the MLA style (8th edition).

Please send all submissions to by February 3rd, 2023, at 5 p.m EST. To maintain the integrity of the anonymous peer-review process, please ensure that all personal information and identifying marks are removed from your submission. Additionally, in the email please include your name, abstract keywords, institutional affiliation, and a 50-word biography.

We look forward to reading your submissions! Download our full CFP below:

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