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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

SESHISKI: Southeast Journal of Language and Literary Studies welcomes manuscripts that submitted electronically at ONLINE SUBMISSION system of SESHISKI journal where authors will be required to set up an account in the website. Each submission should follow the guidelines:

  1. Manuscripts Each submission should consist of the following files: (1) Title page; (2) Abstracts and keywords; (3) Manuscript files; (4) Figure files (if any).

Title Page is covering; the manuscript title and running head; all author names, affiliations, mailing addresses, and e-mail addresses (specify who the corresponding author for the article should be).

Abstracts and Keywords: Abstracts should be written in 150 to 250 words and submit 3 to 5 keywords that will enable online searches for the manuscript topic.

The Manuscript File should consist of: (1) Introduction that covers problem, state of arts, theory and method; (2) Finding and Discussion that formulated into heading and subheadings; (3) Conclusion; (4) References; (5) Appendices (if Any).

2. Manuscripts should be prepared using the APA Style (7th Edition). All pages must be typed, double-spaced. Text must be in 12-point Times Roman. Block quotes should be single-spaced.

3. Begin article text on a new page headed by the full article title.


Basic rules and examples:

  • The reference list should be arranged in alphabetical order according to the authors’ last names. If there is more than one work by the same author, order them according to their publication date – oldest to newest (therefore a 2018 publication would appear before a 2019 publication).
  • Book citations generally require the author’s name, publication year,work title, publication city, and publisher.

For single author:

Pollan, Michael. (2006).The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals. New York: Penguin.

Two authors:

Bell, James K., and Adrian A. Cohn. (2006).The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals. New York: Penguin.

 For 3 to 10 authors, include all names in bibliography.

Kernis, Michael, David Cornell, C Sun, Adam Berry, Thomas Harlow, and Janeen Bach. (2006). The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals. New York: Penguin.

For more than 10 authors, list the first seven names in the bibliography followed by et al.

  • Scholarly Journal (paginated by issue):

Bagchi, Alaknanda. (1996).Conflicting Nationalisms: The Voice of the Subaltern in Mahasweta Devi's Bashai Tudu." Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature, 15(1): 41–50.


Poniewozik, James. (2000)."Election 2000: TV Makes a Too-Close Call." Time, November 20

Page from Website:

Shiva, Vandana. (2018) “Bioethics: A Third World Issue.” Nativeweb. Accessed July 14, 2018. https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontlin e/shows/cool/giants/

Non- English reference book, title translated in English

Efendi, R. (2001). Teori Sastra Kontemporer [IContemporary theory of Literature). Kendari: UHO Press, 

4. Manuscripts should not be under consideration for publication in any other journal at the time of submission. SESHISKI: Southeast Journal of Language and Literary Studies does not publish, in whole or in part, articles that have been previously published in other journals.Book reviews should be sent to the attention of the editor. SESHISKI are seeking review essays as well as bibliographic articles and compilations. Potential contributors of such material are instructed to communiate with the editor.

5. Please allow 3 weeks-1 month for review of all submitted articles.

6. Articles should be written in English and also allowed in Bahasa Indonesia normally 8000 words (including references) in lenght. All are peer reviewed by at least two referees. If your article is written in Bahasa Indonesia, abstract English version should be included.

7. Make sure that your paper is prepared using the Manuscript Template and Copyright Transfer Form when it is accepted 

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