Image shows an art detail, done in black and white ink style, of an eelSubmissions must be original works not previously published and not under consideration or scheduled for publication by another publisher. See recent issues for examples of the range of approaches and topics addressed. Manuscripts should be 8,000 to 10,000 words, or no more than 40 double-spaced pages, including references. Entire manuscript, including references and notes if any, should be double-spaced; 1-inch margins on all sides; left margin justified and right margin “ragged” (not justified); all pages numbered. Editorial style follows the Chicago Manual of Style (16th ed, 2010), and spelling follows Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary (11th ed, 2003). To learn more about the journal's style, please see the TCP Manuscript Preparation and Style Guide. For further information about submissions, contact the journal editor at


Detail from The Story of the Eel (1992) by Ralph RegenvanuSave