Guidelines for Articles

We welcome submissions to the following departments: Exercises, Author Profiles, Debates, and We Recommend.  We are also interested in one-off, occasional, and regular blog posts up to 1,500 words on a wide range of short story-based topics, including explorations into the creative process, and the writer’s own experience of writing or reading short stories.

Please note: at this time, we do not accept unsolicited short story submissions.


In addition:


- manuscripts should be double-spaced and left-hand justified;


- paragraphs should not be indented;


- titles of books and journals should be italicised;


- titles of short stories should be enclosed in single quotation marks;


- short extracts of a cited work should be enclosed in single quotation marks;


- extracts longer than three sentences should be single spaced and fully indented to set them apart from the rest of the text;


- dialogue which falls within an extract should be enclosed by double quotation marks;


- citations should be embedded in the text, not in footnotes, and use Harvard Referencing;


- all submissions should be emailed as an attachment to, with the word ‘submission’ in the subject line.


Features Archive

THRESHOLDS is part of the
University of Chichester


University of Chichester
College Lane
West Sussex
PO19 6PE


Main Reception:
(+44) 01243 816000