Thursday, March 25, 2004

CLUES: A Journal of Detection (General Information)

CLUES: A Journal of Detection (General Information)

After a short hiatus, CLUES, the only U.S. academic journal devoted exclusively to mystery and detective fiction, returns under new management. Published for 22 years by Popular Press at Bowling Green State
University, _CLUES: A Journal of Detection_ is now owned and operated by Heldref Publications in Washington, DC.

Executive Editor: Margaret Kinsman, London South Bank University, UK
Managing Editor: Elizabeth Foxwell, Heldref Publications

First issue: Vol. 23, No. 1, Fall 2004 Quarterly ISSN: 0742-4248

Manuscript Submissions. CLUES welcomes scholarly articles on all aspects of mystery and detective material in print, television, and film without limit to period or country covered. All articles in languages other than
English must be accompanied by a short paragraph describing their contents. Submissions should be between 15 to 20 double-spaced, typed pages (approximately 3,300 to 6,000 words) in Microsoft Word or
WordPerfect with minimal formatting. Manuscripts should follow the _MLA Style Manual_ by Joseph Gibaldi (2nd ed., 1998), including parenthetical citations in text and an alphabetized list of Works Cited; and should be accompanied by a stamped return envelope if return of manuscript is desired.

Upcoming theme issues
Dashiell Hammett (honoring the 75th anniversary of the publication of _The Maltese Falcon_)
Guest Editor: Richard Layman
Spring 2005
Deadline for submission: September 5, 2004

Sara Paretsky’s VI Warshawski
Issue to be Named
Editor: Margaret Kinsman

Send all submissions to Elizabeth Foxwell, Managing Editor, Heldref Publications, at the address below. Inquiries may be addressed to or visit Heldref’s booth at the 2004 PCA/ACA
national meeting in San Antonio.