Auto/Fiction invites scholarly papers related to all aspects of autobiography, fiction  and autofiction. 

Submission guidelines:                

Essays should be between 3,000 and 12,000 words in length, including end notes and the references.

All essays should follow the format of the MLA style sheet. (8th Ed.)

Authors  should  also include a hundred-word abstract and  keywords with their submissions.

In order to ensure a blind peer review, authors should remove any identifying information to help the blind reading process.

Include your short bio, contact details and  your affiliation in a cover letter.

Cover letters may be addressed to the editors of Auto/Fiction

It is the author’s responsibility to secure any necessary copyright permissions. 

Please note that while we do make every effort to respond to submitters in a timely manner, the peer-review process can take between six and eight months. While we do read submissions year round, submissions received over the summer recess may take longer to process.


The issue is open to all kinds of applied and theoretical papers on autofiction. Contributions should be written in English and may vary in length from 3000 to 12000 words. Reviews should not be more than 1000 words. In addition to scholarly papers, we invite contributions in the form of book reviews, calls for papers, announcements of conferences etc. All contributions must adhere to the MLA style sheet (8th Edition) with an abstract and keywords.


 All methods and approaches are welcome. Potential themes include but are not limited to: 

·         Fact, Fiction & autofiction

·         Metafiction

·         Surfiction

·         Faction

·         Auto-narration

·         Auto-fabulation

·         Autobiographical novel

·         Autobiography and autofiction

·         The self-fictionalization

·         The author and his/her double

·         Frontiers of the writing itself

·         Narrative and fiction

·         Narrative analysis

·         Narrative and autofiction

·          Theories of autofiction

·          Self-representational Writing

·         Online Writing of the Self

·         Fake Autobiographies

·          Auto-ethnographies

·          Autofiction in Cartoons

·         Autofiction in Dance and Film

·          Indigenous autofiction

·         Autofictions of ‘ordinary people’

·         Autobiography in Translation

·         Autofiction and the body

·         Autofiction and the law

·         Autofiction and human rights

·         Autofiction and sexuality

·         Visual autofiction

·         Psychoanalysis

·         Cultural analysis and autofiction

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