Submissions

Interested in writing for the Middle Kingdom Review?

The Middle Kingdom Review welcomes a variety of submissions for publication including, but not limited to, academic essays, news & events, commentaries, thought pieces, reviews and more.

Before sending your submission please ensure that you conform to the following guidelines


December Call for Submission Guidelines (Deadline December 20)

  1. Submissions will be sent via email to submissions@middlekingdomreview.co.uk
  2. Submission should offer in-depth analysis of the topic from an innovative perspective.
  3. The minimum word count for submissions is 2,000 words.
  4. Citations (in-text MLA style) are required for all submissions accompanied by a full bibliography. Hyperlinked references are not accepted.
  5. Submissions must be in Word format only (.doc or .docx).
  6. All submissions must include a 100-200 word author bio including academic background, professional position and other expertise relevant to the field.
  7. No submissions may be republished without prior consent from Middle Kingdom Review.
  8. All submissions will be collaboratively reviewed and/or edited by the editorial board before publication.
  9. The “Editor’s Choice” submission will be chosen collectively by the editorial team and announced on the Middle Kingdom Review website and social media.

General Submission Guidelines:

  1. Submissions to be sent via email to submissions@middlekingdomreview.co.uk
  2. Submission ought to be suited for readers both with and without specialisations in China studies.
  3. Submissions should be sharp and informative, providing innovative insights to existing issues.
  4. The minimum word count for submissions is 500 words.
  5. For academic works, MLA (Author, Year) in text citations are requested, accompanied by a full bibliography. For other pieces, hyperlinked in-text references are accepted.
  6. All submissions must include a 100-200 word author bio including academic background, professional position and other expertise relevant to the field. If your post is successfully published, MKR will publish your bio alongside your article.
  7. Any republished work must cite Middle Kingdom Review in any further publications.
  8. All submissions will be collaboratively edited before publication.

We will reply to confirm receipt of submission within 24 hours.