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Affective Reading Education Journal Requests Submissions

by Janet Finke
February 6, 2014

Affective Reading Education Journal (AREJ) is a peer-reviewed journal published once or twice a year by CARE (Concern for Affect in Reading Education), a Special Interest Group of the International Reading Association. The Journal accepts articles pertaining to the affective domain of reading and other facets of literacy, including experimental and descriptive studies, literature reviews, theoretical papers, and descriptions of innovative teaching practices. Submissions for peer review are adjudicated by editor Janet Finke. Submissions must be received no later than March 1 for consideration in the 2014 AREJ

CARE Membership

Membership in CARE is open to all members of the International Reading Association and other interested persons. Authors need not be members of CARE to submit manuscripts for review. However, membership in CARE will be required of authors whose manuscripts are accepted for publication. When the manuscript is accepted, non-members will be given information about joining CARE. Membership dues are currently $15.00 per year.

Manuscript Form and Style

All manuscripts must be submitted via e-mail. Authors should use the guidelines for style and format given in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th Edition). Text should be double-spaced in 12-point font using Microsoft Word and any images should be submitted in tif or jpg format. Manuscripts should be no longer than 12 pages (including tables, figures, and images) in length.

Submissions should include:

  • Cover letter, including your name and affiliation (as you would have them published) and your mailing and e-mail addresses. Any coauthors should be listed in preferred order, with name, affiliation, and contact information.
  • Abstract of 150 words, written in the third person and without citations.
  • One blinded copy of the manuscript.
  • Tables and figures in separate file(s) 

The editor/s reserves the right to edit papers for style without author preview.

Janet FinkeDr. Janet Finke is the editor of the Affective Reading Education Journal and a professor at Central Washington University,



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