Call for Manuscripts

Submission Guidelines

The Journal

The Northwest Journal of Communication is a scholarly, blind and peer-reviewed publication dedicated to understanding human and mass communication in all forms. The journal is indexed by Ebscohost. We encourage contributions from all theoretical and methodological perspectives. Articles relating to any aspect of communication are welcome, as are all theoretical and methodological approaches. Manuscripts will be considered as they are received and all submissions undergo a rigorous peer review. Acceptance rates range, depending on the issue, from 15-25 percent.

Submitting to the Journal

Manuscripts are accepted on a rolling basis and may be submitted electronically at any time. Manuscripts should conform to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA). Manuscripts should not exceed 8,000 words including references (although exceptions may be made at the editor’s discretion) and should not have been published in any prior form. The journal follows a policy of blind review; authors should avoid any self-identification in the body of the manuscript or abstract.

Manuscripts should be submitted electronically to Nadene Vevea at Stevenson University School of Design ( Authors should submit:

1. A letter to the editor with the title and full names of author(s), affiliation, contact information, email, and telephone number sent in the body of an email to
2. The complete manuscript with 5-7 key words, references, tables and figures in a word document without author information.
3. A 75-150 word abstract in a word document without author information.