CFP: Fafnir 1/2020

Call for Papers: Fafnir 1/2020

Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research invites authors to submit papers for 1/2020.

Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research is a peer-reviewed academic journal published in electronic format twice a year. Fafnir is a publication by The Finnish Society for Science Fiction and Fantasy Research (FINFAR) since 2013. Fafnir publishes various texts ranging from peer-reviewed research articles to short overviews and book reviews in the field of science fiction and fantasy research.

The submissions must be original works written in English, Finnish, or Scandinavian languages. Manuscripts for research articles should be between 20,000 and 40,000 characters in length. The journal uses the most recent edition of the MLA Style Manual (MLA 8). The manuscripts for research articles will be peer-reviewed. Please note that as Fafnir is designed to be of interest to readers with varying backgrounds, essays and other texts should be as accessibly written as possible. Also, if English is not your first language, please have your article proofread by an English language editor. Please pay attention to our journal’s submission guidelines available in:

In addition to research articles, Fafnir welcomes text proposals for essays, interviews, overviews, conference reports, and book reviews on any subject suitable for the journal.

Please send your electronic submission (saved as RTF or DOC/DOCX) to the following address: You should get a reply indicating that we have received your submission in a few days. If not, please resubmit or contact the editors. For further information, please contact More detailed information about our journal is available at our webpage:

Offers to review recent academic books can be sent to We also post lists of available books on the IAFA listserv.

The deadline for article submissions is 31 December 2019, and for other submissions (essays, overviews) contact the editors. For book reviews, contact the reviews editor.

This edition is scheduled to be published in June 2020.