We organize mini-symposia on recently published books and books in pre-publication proofs.

  • Please send proposals to the Digital Media Editor.  All proposals will be accepted/rejected within five (5) business days.
  • Book Review Symposium Guidelines:
    • This is a dialogue between the author and the reviewers, which begins at a time agreed upon between the author, reviewers, and PLR.
    • Initial reviews (2000 word limit inclusive of footnotes) are due on Wednesday of the first week and will be published on the PLR website on the following Monday.
      • Upon receipt, draft initial reviews will be made immediately available to the other participating author(s).
  • The author’s response (2000 word limit inclusive of footnotes) to the reviews are due on Wednesday of the second week and will be published on the PLR website on following Monday.
    • Upon receipt, draft responses will be made immediately available to the other participating author/reviewer(s).
  • Closing statements (500 word limit inclusive of footnotes) are due on Friday of the second week and will be published on the PLR website on the following Monday.
  • PLR reserves the right to add additional scholars to any Book Symposium.
  • Completed symposia will be published on the PLR website and in PDF galleys within five (5) business days of the receipt of all closing statements.
  • Offers to publish in this format expire within forty-eight (48) hours.