Peer Review Process

Critical Literary Studies follows the double blind peer review process of paper evaluation.

Paper Selection and Publication Process:

a) After receiving submission request, an e-mail would be sent to the author. If you do not receive the confirmation e-mail, please attempt to send your file for the second time.

b) In the peer review process, both the reviewer and author’s identification would remain anonymous. The Paper will be reviewed by at least two reviewers, the final reviewer, and a member of editorial board. The review process may take up to 4 months.

c) Notification of the result of review will be sent by e-mail and is observed on the contributor's account on the journal's system.

All manuscripts will be subject to a well-established, fair, unbiased review and referring procedure, and are considered on the basis of their significance, novelty and usefulness to the Journals readership. The reviewing structure will always ensure the anonymity of the referees. The review output will be one of the following decisions: 

1) Accept

2) Minor revisions 

3) Major revisions

4) Reject 

*The Author/s will receive comments provided by the reviewers for their articles. In case of minor revisions, they will be asked to make modifications based on the provided comments which again will be sent for the next phase of review.

d) After the publication of the electronic version, the corresponding author will receive a hard copy of the journal, if s/he asks to. If more copies are desired, please contact the manager before making an order.

e) A PDF version of the journal is available for downloading on the journal’s website.