VSR Call for Papers

General Call for Papers

Voice and Speech Review (VSR) solicits articles and essays that focus on voice and speech topics and training, particularly for the performing arts. The VSR welcomes peer reviewed articles from a broad array of voice-oriented subjects. We also welcome scholarly essays and interviews based on personal experience that are often practical notes from the field, as well as book and other resource reviews.

General papers are continually accepted throughout the year. Explore the links below to learn more about the journal in detail. 


Themed Call for Papers: The History of Voice Pedagogy 

The upcoming themed issue in March 2019 focuses on the history of voice pedagogy. Articles, essays, and interviews may focus on any aspect of voice pedagogy history. The editors are especially interested in historical figures, movements, and trends across various fields in voice and educational environments.

Themed issue editor: Dr. Rockford Sansom 


Deadlines for Drafts

The VSR has open submissions. Authors are welcome to submit at any time. Nevertheless, please see the following:

July 1, 2018: Extended deadline for the themed issue on The History of Voice Pedagogy
July 1, 2018: Early deadline for 2019 article consideration
October 15, 2018: Final deadline for 2019 article consideration

Articles are processed in the order they are received, so please submit as soon as possible. Submission does not guarantee publication. Publication timelines can vary.



Submissions and inquiries should be sent to the Editor-in-Chief at vsr.editor@vasta.org. Queries regarding resource and book reviews should be send to the Reviews Editor at vsr.reviews@vasta.org. Contributors need not be members of VASTA to publish. Previous publishing experience is not required; the VSR prides itself on encouraging and supporting new scholars. 


Other VSR Web Pages