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Journal of Poetry Therapy

The Interdisciplinary Journal of Practice, Theory, Research, and Education

The Journal of Poetry Therapy: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Practice, Theory, Research, and Education (Promoting Growth and Healing Through Language, Symbol, and Story) is an interdisciplinary journal seeking manuscripts on the use of the language arts in therapeutic, educational, and community-building capacities. The Journal purview includes bibliotherapy, healing and writing, journal therapy, narrative therapy, and creative expression. The Journal welcomes a wide variety of scholarly articles including theoretical, historical, literary, clinical, practice, education, and evaluative studies.

Journal of Poetry Therapy

Language: English

Publisher: Routledge, Taylor & Francis

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Nicholas Mazza, Ph.D., Dean and Professor Emeritus

Florida State University
College of Social Work

Submission guidelines

All manuscripts will be submitted for blind review to the JPT editorial board. Maximum length of full-length articles is 30 pages (typed, double-spaced, appropriate language). Style should conform to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition). All articles must be original material, not previously published or soon to be published elsewhere.

Manuscripts should be submitted in electronic format (MS Word) as an e-mail attachment to the editor:  [email protected]

To find out more about the journal, including Instructions for Authors, please visit the journal website at www.tandfonline.com/tjpt