CFP: Children’s Folklore Review

Calls for Submissions

Children’s Folklore Review is accepting submissions. Given its specific focus on children’s folklore, the journal is truly one-of-a-kind. They regularly publish articles on all aspects of children’s traditions: oral, customary, and material culture. In addition, CFR will consider articles dealing with the use of folklore in children’s literature, children’s folklore and popular culture, children’s folklore and the internet, play studies, and similar topics. Articles are peer-reviewed and indexed by the MLA and other major bibliographies.

CFR is currently very interested in manuscripts that deal with one or more of the following sub-topics:

  • Children’s folklore, social diversity, and social engagement
  • Children’s folklore in the times of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Changes in children’s folklore as a result of changing communicative technologies
  • Children’s folklore in the contexts of human development studies
  • Children’s folklore in the contexts of cognitive studies

Please, submit manuscripts to All article inquiries are welcome and can be sent to the journal’s editor K. Brandon Barker at [email protected]. Similarly, if you are interested in reviewing a book, film, or exhibit for the journal, please contact the book reviews editor, Spencer Green at [email protected].

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