The CEA Mid-Atlantic Review

The Mid-Atlantic Review is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal published annually by the College English Association Mid-Atlantic Group (CEAMAG). The journal specializes in literary and cultural criticism, discussions of pedagogy, public humanities work, reviews of scholarly books, personal essays concerned with the teaching of English, and creative writing related to the humanities, teaching, or the craft and art of writing. The Mid-Atlantic Review is indexed in the MLA International Bibliography and available to scholars through the EBSCO and ProQuest Literature databases. 

The Mid-Atlantic Review believes that scholars and creative writers should be paid for their labor. Authors of published pieces receive a $20 honorarium.

Research articles and essay submissions should be limited to between 3,000 and 5,000 words; reviews of scholarly books should be limited to 1,000 words; poetry submissions should be limited to 500 words per poem with a maximum submission of three poems; and short fiction should be limited to 1,500 words with a maximum of one short fiction submission. Poetry and short fiction must be related to the humanities, teaching, or the craft and art of writing.

All scholarly work must be prepared in accordance with the most recent MLA style manual and emailed as a Word or Google document to If you have questions about the journal or submitting to it, please email the editor, Dr. Horacio Sierra, at Physical copies of the journal can be purchased for $10; please email us if you would like to purchase a copy. 

Bowie State University (BSU), Maryland’s oldest HBCU, is the digital home of CEAMAG. Issues of The Mid-Atlantic Review are printed thanks to the funding of BSU’s Department of Language, Literature, & Cultural Studies.

Call for Papers

Deadline: 1 June 2024

View the Call for Papers for Volume 32, 2024 (PDF) 

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