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First, to clarify: Please note that as of 2007, if manuscript is accepted for publication, we do not require authors to submit camera-ready copy (CRC) of their book. Authors who wish to submit camera-ready copy as a result of complex presentation of materials, fonts, or other issues, should contact CEAS before making a decision to submit CRC.

CEAS invites authors to submit works of the following categories on subjects relative to the cultures of East Asia.

  • modern Japanese poetry
  • scholarly monographs
  • translations of literature
  • studies and analysis of major works of social criticism
  • specialized textbooks
  • well-integrated volumes of essays
  • history
  • geography
  • anthropological studies

For your submission to be considered, please send the following:

  • a cover letter addressed to the Editorial Board, Cornell East Asia Series - or to the Managing Editor, Mai Shaikhanuar-Cota
  • a full proposal situating the work within a larger frame of context, intended target audience, and expected date of completion of manuscript or submit completed manuscript
  • table of contents
  • author/editor CV and list of contributors, if applicable
  • a full manuscript if completed. If manuscript needs to be edited for clarity, please take this step before submitting
  • please indicate competing works known, if any

If submitting a work of translation or if you are using copyrighted material, please be prepared to show that permission has been obtained for use of materials. In the case of translation from a text, please obtain approval from the publisher who printed the original publication. Where permission fees are due, CEAS regrets that we are unable to compensate the Author for any fees incurred.

Our mailbox receives up to 20 MB-sized files only. If your file exceeds this limit, please adjust or let us know by contacting If after reviewing the work, we find that it is suitable for our series, the manuscript will be sent for peer review. Due to the volume of submissions received and the time necessary to search for a suitable reviewer, we ask for your patience with the review process.

Thank you for your interest in publishing with Cornell East Asia Series.