Editor: Sophy Kohler (UCT & University of Southern Denmark)
Review Editor: Minesh Dass
Aghogho Akpome (University of Zululand)
David Attwell (University of York)
Alannah Birch (University of the Western Cape)
Fiona Moolla (University of the Western Cape)
Sam Naidu (Rhodes University)
Aretha Phiri (Rhodes University)
Daniel Roux (University of Stellenbosch)
Andrew van der Vlies (Queen Mary University of London)
Tony Voss (Nelson Mandela University)
Dan Wylie (Rhodes University)
Administrative Assistant: Sasha Welsh
The journal is committed to ensuring that it publishes material free of research misconduct. To this end it asks that authors named on the manuscript should:
The journal undertakes to ensure that:
Guidelines for Authors
Manuscripts should be typed in Word format, using Times New Roman font (12 pt), and using 1.5 spacing (including notes, references and quoted matter). They should be arranged to conform with the system for parenthetical documentation set out in the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (seventh edition, 2009). Contributors are urged to familiarize themselves with the conventions of this style, and to note that the Editor reserves the right to return any manuscript accepted for publication to its author for re-formatting. Please consult the abbreviated style guide provided on this website.
Submissions are reviewed anonymously by members of English in Africa’s Editorial Board, and other prominent scholars.
Costs of Publication:
Please be aware that English in Africa levies page fees against the DHET subsidy that your article may attract. This levy only applies to scholars registered at South African academic institutions. In 2022, this fee is R150 per page.
Submitting your work
Submissions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Copyright and Access
English in Africa is listed in the Journal of Commonwealth Literature Annual Bibliography, the MLA International Bibliography, and is indexed by the International Bibliography of the Social Sciences.
The journal is distributed electronically by JSTOR, Gale Publishing, EBSCO, Sabinet Online, African Journals Online (AJOL), the Literature Resource Centre on the Thomson Gale (Cengage) platform and ProQuest (Chadwyck-Healey). These publishing partners also operate document-forwarding services, which ensure broad academic exposure for research that appears in the journal.
Both JSTOR and the Sabinet Gateway Project are contracted to archive full runs of English in Africa, and the journal has an online presence in tertiary and secondary institutions in the United Kingdom through the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC).