The EvoS Journal: NEEPS 2019 Special Issue Submission Guide

Submissions and Timelines for the Special Issue of The EvoS Journal: NEEPS 2019 (Boston, MA)!

EvoS Journal: The Journal of the Evolutionary Studies Consortium is proud to publish a special issue highlighting research presented at the 13th-annual NorthEastern Evolutionary Psychology Society Conference in Boston.

The deadline for initial submissions is September 30th, 2019.

Please see below for deadlines and details relating to these special issues.

  1. Contacting Editors with Manuscripts (Deadline: September 30th, 2019)
    1. Email completed masked manuscripts in APA style along with a title page to the special issue and EvoS general submission editors.
      1. Only the title page should include author names, acknowledgements, affiliations, etc. to be reflected in the final publication.
      2. The subjects of these emails should include the first author’s surname and “et al.” if applicable) and a short form of the title.
    2. NEW: EvoS Journal Now Accepts Manuscripts via the Submissions Portal!
      1. Enter in the asked information, following the prompt
      2. Select ‘Special Issue’ for NEEPS XIII submissions.
      3. Attach Cover Letter, Title Page, Masked Manuscript, etc.
      4. Click ‘Submit’
      5. Submissions Portal
      6. Alternatively, you may submit your materials via email. Please include all 3 contacts below in all email correspondences.
        1. NEEPS 2019 Special Issue Editors:
          1. R. Nathan Pipitone (
          2. Michael J. Frederick (
          3. Richard H Holler (
    3. Click here for basic author guidelines.
  2. Manuscripts Sent to Reviewers (Deadline:November 1st, 2019)
  3. First Round of Decisions Sent to Authors (Deadline: January 31st, 2020)
    1. Reviewers will submit completed reviews to the editors, who will send initial decisions regarding submissions to authors.
    2. Click here for basic reviewer guidelines.
  4. Authors re-submit if Designated for Revision (Deadline: March 15th, 2020)
  5. Final Decision Letters Sent to Authors (Deadline: April 15th, 2019)
  6. Special Issues to be Finalized and Published (Target: May 1st, 2020)

You may direct any timeline, standard article submission, or troubleshooting questions to the Special Issue Editor, Nate Piptone (, or Editor-in-Chief, Michael Frederick (