Submission Guidelines


○ There are no precise limitations regarding length of submissions. We welcome submissions ranging from 1000-8000 words. ○ Oraxiom accepts unsolicited manuscripts. ○ We do not provide payment for submitted material. ○ Submitting your work to Oraxiom means you agree to publish it with us once the manuscript has underwent all necessary steps to see publication, and that you accept the copyright license our journal operates with. ○ We only consider unpublished material. Please do not submit any previouslypublished material. Only under special circumstances substantially revised versions of previously published writings will be considered for review. ○ Simultaneous submissions are not welcomed. ○ Oraxiom uses non-binary gender pronouns wherever appropriate. Misgendered persons and dead-naming of trans people will be asked to be corrected. ○ Oraxiom encourages the use of singular they or its inflected or derivative forms, them, their, theirs, and themselves (or themself), as an epicene (gender-neutral) singular pronoun. ○ Articles must be written in clear, grammatical English. Oraxiom provides assistance with language editing, proofreading, and copy-editing upon a successful review process.

Types of Material Accepted:

○ Short Essays (ranging from approximately 1000-4000 words). ○ Scholarly Articles (ranging from approximately 5000-7500 words, with exceptions). ○ Reviews (both book reviews and review essays, between 1500-5000 words) ○ Oraxiom also invites and curates creative and artistic material. This includes the following: poetry, manifestos, visual arts, and other non-standard experiments. ○ Material should fall under both the scope of the journal and the journal’s themes for its call for papers in each issue.

Submission Format

○ To maintain anonymity during the blind review process, put names, affiliations, abstract (maximum 300 words), biographical note (maximum 200 words), contact information (mailing address, phone number, and email) all on a separate title page. ○ Citations to the author’s own works should be made in a way that does not compromise anonymity. ○ All files must be sent as Microsoft Word/Open Office document files (such as .doc, .docx, .odt, etc.). ○ Please name file: surname_abstract, and provide it in the above stated format (e.g. smith_abstract.doc). ○ Please set up submission in A4 letter-sized format, with 1” margins, double-spaced, left-indexed, using a standard typeface (such as Arial, Helvetica, or Times New Roman) and 12-point font size. ○ Please paginate your material at the bottom of the page and centered. ○ Images: Please indicate page number and caption in text (refer to Style Guidelines for more information). ○ Citations: refer to Style Guidelines.