Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Plath Profiles publishes essays, poetry, art, teacher-reactions, student essays, photos, musical adaptations, plays, notes, books, reviews, and biographical studies of Plath's work.


Section Policies

End matter

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Student Art

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Work is reviewed by founding editor and poet W. K. Buckley and by managing editor Cathleen Allyn Conway, Plath scholar at the University of Greenwich. English language essays are edited for submission. Deadline: June each year. Initial response time from Dr Buckley is two weeks.


Publication Frequency

Plath Profiles will publish all items collectively. Submission window opens 27 October and closes 11 February.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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