Guidelines for Submission of Manuscript

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FORTELL Journal welcomes original research articles/book reviews/ language activities that have not been published/ submitted elsewhere at the time of being sent to FORTELL Journal. The focus of the journal is on the teaching of English language and literature. The manuscript should be emailed as a Microsoft word document in the specified format and must be accompanied by a brief bio note of the contributor(s) in about 25-30 words. The article should be complete in all respects including references. Copies of letters granting permission to reproduce illustrations, tables, or lengthy quoted passages should be emailed along with the manuscript. FORTELL will not be responsible for any copyright issues. The final decision of selecting the articles for publication will rest with the Editorial Committee of FORTELL. Since FORTELL is a refereed journal, all manuscripts are subject to the double-blind review process. Information that could help identify the contributor(s) should be avoided in the body of the article.

Articles should not exceed 4000 words in length. The first page should contain the title of the article, name(s) of the author(s), affiliation(s), contact details like email id(s), phone number and mailing address of the contributor for correspondence. Each article should include an abstract of 100-150 words and 4-6 key words

Book review should not exceed 1000 words. The first page should contain the name of author/editor, the book reviewed, place of publication, publisher, year of publication, number of pages, ISBN and the price. A language activity should not exceed 750 words and should follow the specified format.

Consistency in the style used for writing numerical expressions should be maintained throughout the manuscript. All notes should appear at the end of the text and before the references. Each endnote used in the article should contain more than a mere reference. All references must be cited in the text and in endnotes.

Contributions must follow the style specified in APA style sheet (7th edition).

All submissions must be mailed to the Coordinating Editor at

Contributors are entitled only to a soft copy of their article. In case the contributor wishes to have a hard copy of the journal,he/she will have to subscribe to Fortell Journal. Please look up Contact Us for the Subscription Form.