Information for Contributors


Articles submitted for publication should be less than 9000 words, with an abstract of no more than 100 words, setting out the main concerns and findings along with key words of the article.

Authors should submit to the email address

An electronic copy only of the manuscript – including references, with double-spaced typing on one side of each page only, Times New Roman 11pt, with page numbers;

Brief biographical notes with full name and associated organisation, on a separate page.

Contributors should use the Chicago Manual of Study 16th Edition which is the reference of choice for JECS’ house style. Please see:


Contributors are reminded that the articles are accepted with the understanding that they do not in any way infringe on any existing copyright, and further, that the contributor or contributors will indemnify the publisher regarding any such breach.  By submitting their manuscript, the authors agree that the exclusive rights to reproduce and distribute their articles have been given to the Publishers, including reprints, photographic reproductions, microfilm or any other similar reproductions.

Refereeing of Articles

All articles submitted to the Journal will be anonymously reviewed to determine their suitability for publication.  The final decision regarding publication rests with the Editorial Committee.  Unaccepted articles will not be returned.

The Editorial staff reserves the right to make any corrections or alterations considered necessary.  Authors will receive two complimentary copies of the Journal of Eastern Caribbean Studies.

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