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Guidelines for Contributors


Asian Literature and Translation (ALT): A Journal of Religion and Culture ISSN: 2051-5863

Guidelines for Contributors

All contributions should be sent electronically to The covering email should have two copies of the submission attached, one as a word.doc and one as a pdf. A short abstract of the piece must also be included. All submissions are peer-reviewed.

Submission of a manuscript to ALT will be taken to mean that it represents original work not previously published and that it is not being considered elsewhere for publication.

Authors should settle on one reference style (for guidance, please consult the The Chicago Manual of Style 16th ed. Chicago UP, 2010); whichever approach is adopted, it must be followed consistently throughout the paper. The standard diacritical fonts are IndUni which can be downloaded at: , or the Times Extended Roman which can be downloaded from: . Both fonts are based on Times New Roman.

Authors are requested to check thoroughly the quotations and references used in their papers. This remains the responsibility of the individual author, and not that of the editorial board.

All papers should be followed by a list of Abbreviations and the complete Bibliography used.

The copyright of illustrations should be acknowledged and the permission for reproduction have been obtained, or at the time of submission reasonable efforts should have been made to locate and contact the copyright holders to obtain such permission.


Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with Asian Literature and Translation agree to the following terms.

a. Authors retain copyright and grant Asian Literature and Translation right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal. The work may not be used for commercial purposes. The work may not be altered, transformed, or built upon.

b. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in Asian Literature and Translation.

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