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Submission Guidelines

Virgule publishes scholarly articles that engage issues pertinent to French and Francophone studies in order to provide a forum for the promotion and discussion of the innovative research and new directions that are forging the future of the field.

Submissions should include (1) an original article written in English or French, following standard MLA style, between 3,300 – 5,000 words in length and (2) in a separate document, a 250-300 word abstract along with the author’s name, academic affiliation and email address. Please do not include any personal information in the document containing the manuscript. All submission materials should be sent as attachments in Microsoft Word format to with relevant contact information in the body of the message.

Selection Criteria

Articles to be published in Virgule are chosen based on strength of argument as well as relevance to the theme of the current issue. All submissions are put before a double-blind review process in which two readers from the Editorial Board make one of three decisions: (1) accept the article to be published as is, (2) accept the article on the condition that certain changes be made, (3) decline publication of the article.