TAJ encourages unconventional and novel approaches to writing about the practice and theory of teaching artistry, including narrative work, photo essays, graphic presentations, and experimental writing in the Practice, Research, Theory section and the Essays, Reflections, Experiments section.

If you have questions about submitting an article to TAJ, contact:

Nick Jaffe

Chief Editor, TAJ



Submission requirements for the various sections of the Journal are as follows:

Practice, Research, Theory (feature articles)

  • 4000 words maximum length.
  • Work not previously published.
  • Practice Research Theory section articles are subject to peer review prior to acceptance.
  • Citations and references in MLA or APA style.
  • Electronic submission in MS Word format – email to
  • Photos, images and figures are encouraged and should be in high resolution jpeg or bitmap format, 300 dpi resolution or greater.
  • For articles that present original scientific  research, authors should state that they have complied with American Psychological Association ethical standards in the treatment of their research samples.



  • Opinion pieces, polemics, experimental and creative writing about the teaching artistry.
  • 2000 words maximum length.

Resource Exchange Section – book, web and other resource reviews:

If you would like to submit a review for this section, or submit a book or other resource for review, please contact:

Becca Barniskis

Resource Exchange Editor


4 Questions Section – Detailed Discussion of Individual Teaching Artist Practice:

If you would like to be considered as a respondent for the 4 Questions section please contact:

Amara Hark-Weber

4 Questions Editor


ALT/space –  Brief and Rich Reports from the Field:

If you would like to be considered as a  contributor to the ALT/space online blog please contact:

Malke Rosenfeld

ALT/space Curator/Editor


Letters to TAJ

TAJ strongly encourages reader response and dialog.  Please submit all letters in MS Word format to:

Nick Jaffe

Chief Editor, TAJ



Authors are responsible for all statements made in their work and for obtaining permission from copyright owners to reprint previously published material, to adapt a table or figure, or to include an artistic image, a quotation of more than 500 words, or a quotation of any length (even a single line) from a poem or song. To get such permissions, authors should write to the original author(s) and publisher to request nonexclusive world rights in all languages to use the material in the article and in future editions. Provide copies of all permissions and a listing of all credit lines that should appear with the article at the time of manuscript submission. Contact the editor for sample permission request forms.



One thought on “Submissions

  1. When are the deadlines for submission and the publication dates? Is TAJ willing to publish articles from students, either secondary or college students?

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