Submission Guidelines

NeMLA Italian Studies is published once a year in the fall and may have in some cases a monographic nature. For each monographic issue the topic will be announced well ahead of time, during the NeMLA conference of the year prior to publication and through the NeMLA Italian section list-serve. Calls for papers will be publicized during the annual NeMLA convention.

Submissions must conform to the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. Please click on the following link to view a brief illustration of the MLA documentation style ( We ask that you please submit your contribution as an e-mail attachment (Microsoft Word for PC). Submissions should be set in 12-point Times, single-spaced. Formatting should be kept at a minimum. Do not use any tabs to indent. Do not insert any additional spacing between paragraphs. Never use underlining. Always use italics. Notes and works cited should appear at the end of the text. Submissions to the reviews section do not need a works cited list. Please use the language in which you write most idiomatically and effectively.

All submissions must be accompanied by a cover letter/message that includes the author’s relevant affiliations, a U.S. or international postal address, and e-mail address. Address all e-mail submissions and correspondence to Simona Wright (, or mail submissions to Simona Wright, Modern Language Department, The College of New Jersey, 2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, NJ 08628-0718.

Books for review and book reviews should be submitted electronically to Daniela Antonucci (, or mailed to Daniela Antonucci, French and Italian Department, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540.

Condition of publication is that manuscripts submitted to the journal have not been published and will not be simultaneously submitted or published elsewhere.

NeMLA membership is not required to submit to NIS; however, membership is required for publication.