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Call for Reviews

Reviews - Book, film, television, and media reviews of works released in the last 12 months are welcome. Works being reviewed must be recent. Reviews should be between 600-900 words long and should be in MLA format. No works cited pages should be necessary for your review (see past examples of acceptable reviews in the Archives). Please send all review inquiries and proposals to A review proposal is required. Include the title of the work you wish to review, a 1-2 sentence summary, and a short author bio or CV. Reviews will be routinely posted on Penumbra Online.


  • Reviews word count should be between 600 to 900 words.

  •  Reviews must end with a sign off of the submitter’s name and academic affiliation.

  • Reviews must be of recent works (within the last 12 months).

  • Review proposals are required, please send proposals or questions to

Not sure what to review?
We would love your opinion on the suggestions below!

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