May 7, 2018, 9:43 pm

Call for Papers

2019 General Call for Papers

Voice and Speech Review 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.

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.

Deadlines for Drafts

July 1, 2018: Early deadline for 2019 article consideration

July 1, 2018: Deadline for the themed issue on The History of Voice Pedagogy

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, Rockford Sansom, at Queries regarding resource and book reviews should be send to the Reviews Editor, Kate Glasheen, at 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. 


Author Resources

Please go to the VSR Author Resources. Click Here. There you'll find the following: 

1) A Guide to Publishing in the VSR

This document goes over the publication process and answers many questions.

2) VSR Style Guide

This document gives an overview of how to format the article and how to cite and reference. Updated for 2019 and Chicago Manual 17th ed. 

3) VSR Submission Template 

This document shows you how the article should be formatted and gives an example article. Update for 2019. 

4) Author Resources Website 

Don’t forget that there are even more helpful author resources and ideas for articles. 


The main VSR website is 

Posted by Rockford Sansom at 9:43 pm