CfP Inscriptions 6n2: Open Issue


Inscriptions, an international journal for contemporary thinking on philosophy, psycho-analysis, and the arts, invites contributions to our upcoming open issue (vol. 6, no. 2). We are looking for well-crafted and skilfully written scholarly essays and creative criticism that in some way engage our mandate.

Inscriptions is an interdisciplinary, double-blind peer-reviewed journal that welcomes a wide range of approaches to scholarship and writing. The journal is published online and in print. Inscriptions is indexed by the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), ERIH Plus, and others, and archived by the National Library of Norway. Our authors include Wolfgang Schirmacher, Giorgio Agamben, Siobhan Doyle, Christopher Norris, and Jørgen Veisland.

Access to content in this journal remains open on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Print copies of Inscriptions can be purchased through our distributor. From volume 6 we introduce article processing charges (APCs). More information about our policies is available from our web-page.

Submission instructions: Academic essays should be 3,000 to 4,500 words. We encourage potential authors to submit proposals (150 words) ahead of writing/submitting full-length manuscripts. The editors provide an indicative review of proposals. Include title, institutional affiliation, and a brief author bio with the text of your proposal. Full instructions on submission is included in our editorial policies.

Creative criticism: For this issue we solicit creative criticism under a broad ambit; we seek writers who are reflecting explicitly on their methods, practices, positionings, etc., as academic writers and/or creative practitioners. We provide space for autoethnographic explorations; lyrical, personal essays; creative non-fiction approaches; imagined dialogues; experimental oddities in which form charts “thinking in/as writing” (and vice versa); collaborative conversations and “inter-views”; interdisciplinary detournements.

Deadline for proposals: 15 March 2023. Full manuscripts are due 15 April 2023.