Current authors whose manuscripts have been accepted by Bucknell University Press and are in the final stages of manuscript completion should reference the following guides. If you are an editor of a collection of essays, please also read the special guidelines for essay collections.

Questions regarding any of the following can be directed to Pam Dailey, Managing Editor, at

Bucknell University Press Formatting Standards (pdf)
This document summarizes the principal and general standards of Bucknell University Press and of our co-publisher, Rowman & Littlefield. Please also consult the Rowman & Littlefield Manuscript Preparation Guide (below), which provides more detailed formatting standards that should be consulted if any question specific to your manuscript arises.

Rowman & Littlefield Manuscript Preparation Guide (pdf)
Rowman & Littlefield uses the Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed., and Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 11th ed., as style and spelling guides. We encourage you to do the same. If your manuscript follows a different style guide, please consult with your Bucknell University Press editor.

Special Guidelines for Editors Preparing an Essay Collection
Special considerations for editors in preparing an essay collection for publication with Bucknell University Press.

Rights and Permissions Information
Information about securing permission to reprint copyrighted material in your manuscript.