About the Association
The Supernatural Studies Association is an organization dedicated to the academic study of representations of the supernatural, the speculative, the uncanny, and the weird across periods and disciplines. Its peer-reviewed journal, Supernatural Studies (print ISSN 2470-203X; online ISSN 2325-4866), welcomes submissions on such representations in literature, film, television, video games, and other cultural texts and artifacts.
Beginning with issue 4.1, publication in Supernatural Studies occurs first in print and is followed 30 days later by open-access electronic publication under a Creative Commons BY-NC license. Material from issues prior to 4.1 will be made available as authorial permissions are secured. The journal is listed in the MLA Directory of Periodicals and indexed in the MLA International Bibliography.
See our latest Calls for Papers here. Submissions for issue 6.1 (summer 2019) are now being accepted.
See our Call for Papers for the 2019 Annual Conference, to be held on March 29, 2019 at The College of Mount St. Vincent in Riverdale, NY here.
If you are a scholar interested in serving as a peer reviewer for Supernatural Studies, please fill out this form.
Editorial Board of Supernatural Studies
Leah Richards, LaGuardia Community College,
City University of New York
John R. Ziegler, Bronx Community College,
City University of New York
Assistant Executive Editor
Catherine Siemann, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Social Media Editor
Deborah Christie, Old Dominion University
Scholarly Communications Liaison
Edward Lehner, Bronx Community College, City University of New York
U.K. Business Manager
Anastassiya Andrianova, North Dakota State University
Maija Birenbaum, University of Wisconsin--Whitewater
Christina Carlson, Iona College
Raechel Dumas, San Diego State University
Curt Herr, Kutztown University
Noah Jampol, Bronx Community College, City University of New York
Sharmila Mukherjee, Bronx Community College, City University of New York
Stephanie Pietros, College of Mount Saint Vincent
Shannon Proctor, LaGuardia Community College, City University of New York
David J. Puglia, Bronx Community College, City University of New York
Sigmund Shen, LaGuardia Community College, City University of New York
Association News and Events
Vol. 5, issue 1 and Special Issue available now
(click here for full tables of contents).
September 9, 2018: Volume 4, issue 2 is now available via open-access electronic publication.
September 4, 2018: Volume 5, issue 1 and Volume 4, issue 2 are available in print. Because 4.2 was delayed, subscribers to the print edition will receive both issues in one mailing.
Next issue: Special Issue on Twin Peaks, Winter 2019.
Other News and Resources
New series on early modern/medieval alterity seeks proposals
Medieval Institute Publications seeks proposals for its new book series "Monsters, Prodigies, and Demons: Medieval and Early Modern Constructions of Alterity." See this flyer for details and contact information.