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Author Guidelines

Hog Press publishes original works in almost any field (with the exception of astrology, spirituality, UFO and Zombie studies). Please follow our detailed Submission Guidelines (links to a downloadable PDF).

Submissions to Hog Press must be sent via email to editor@hogpress.com or snailmail to

Editor Mikesch Muecke
Hog Press
922 5th Street
Ames, IA 50010

All submissions must include the following:

  1. A cover letter addressed to the Editor.
  2. The manuscript in Microsoft Word or any other text format. See our Hog Press Submission Guidelines for specific requirements.
  3. A single Microsoft Word or PDF document compiling any accompanying images in low resolution (make sure the file is small enough to be sent via email). High-resolution JPEGs/TIFFs and image permissions are not required for initial submissions, only for manuscripts that have been officially 
accepted.
  4. A manuscript abstract of approximately 200 to 250 words.

The author should receive a confirmation of receipt within one week of submitting the article and other materials listed above. If such a confirmation is not received, a brief message should be sent to editor@hogpress.com to verify that a submission has been received. A detailed response based on peer review of the manuscript (see below) will be sent back to the author within four to six weeks of receipt of the manuscript.

If you prefer sending us files through the interwebs, please go to the contact page and fill out the form. We will get back to you as soon as possible.