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Printing History Article Submission Guidelines

Printing History, the peer-reviewed journal of the American Printing History Association, accepts submissions of previously unpublished articles on a wide variety of topics pertaining to the history of printing, its allied trades, and related arts.

All correspondence, articles, book reviews, inquiries, etc., should be directed to There is no deadline for submissions.

Articles usually range between 2,000 and 8,000 words, but shorter notes are also welcome. Illustration is encouraged. Peer review of submitted articles to Printing History is coordinated by the APHA editorial committee. Writers from all backgrounds are encouraged to submit.

We accept submissions as Microsoft Word files. Images should, ideally, be submitted as six-hundred-pixel-per-inch files in the TIF format. We, in general, follow the guidelines of The Chicago Manual of Style. A style-guide and further information for contributors can be downloaded here.