CFP for Volume 6 of The Annual

With unprecedented access to Eliot’s thought and writing through new editions, materials, and archives, this is an exciting time for Eliot scholarship. The T. S. Eliot Studies Annual, the journal of the International T. S. Eliot Society, is proud to provide a venue for new approaches to the poet and his work. 

The editors of the Annual invite you to send us your contribution on any aspect of Eliot’s life and writing.

Each volume of the Annual contains a selection of original, peer-reviewed essays representing the best in current Eliot scholarship (5,000 to 9,000 words). In addition, the Annual publishes shorter research notes (2,500 to 4,000 words), book reviews, and a comprehensive bibliography of Eliot-related publications. 

All critical approaches are welcome, as are essays pertaining to any aspect of Eliot’s work as a poet, critic, playwright, editor, exemplar of modernism, or influence on twentieth-century and contemporary literature and culture.

We accept rolling submissions, but for consideration in Volume 6, to be published in summer 2024, send us your piece before July 15, 2023. Please inquire if you are interested in writing a book review, as we plan these in advance.  The journal’s Style Guide can be found here. Including an abstract at the initial submission stage is appreciated, though not required. 

Published by Clemson University Press in association with Liverpool University Press, the Annual is distributed on Project Muse, JSTOR Books, and University Scholarship Online.

Submissions, inquiries, and book review suggestions may be emailed directly to the editors at

Annual CFP Special Topic Forum: The Eliot-Hale Letters

The recent publication of Eliot’s letters to Emily Hale (at opens a new era in our understanding of Eliot’s life and work. In addition to revealing Hale’s importance to him, the letters contain much information about his writing, his religious and political beliefs, his relationships with other people (family, friends, other writers, the European intelligentsia), and his opinions on everything from Chinese food to TV.  

Volume 6 of the Annual will include a special forum on the Eliot-Hale letters, edited by Frances Dickey. Dive into the letters and send us a short piece on what you find (research note length, up to 5,000 words). What do we learn about Eliot from these letters?  Submissions can be sent directly to the editors at, with the subject line “Hale Forum Volume 6.”