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Editors' statement

Papers of Surrealism is a web-based journal produced by the Centre for the Study of Surrealism and its Legacies. The journal welcomes a diversity of opinions and approaches and seeks to represent the breadth of academic disciplines engaged in the study of surrealism. It publishes original scholarly articles, translations, interviews, book and exhibition reviews as well as news and commentary. While principally serving the academic community, and subject to peer review, material published by Papers of Surrealism is intended to be accessible to interested non-specialist readers. The opinions expressed in this journal are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the editors.

Online publication offers authors immediate access to an international audience for their work without the long delays associated with more traditional publishing methods. Papers of Surrealism will appear twice yearly, but material that is ready for publication can be made available in advance as a preview of the next issue. Back issues will remain online and accessible. The content of the journal will be grouped in issues, but also according to special themes which reflect the research interests of the Centre for the Study of Surrealism and its Legacies.

All material is considered for publication in Papers of Surrealism on the understanding that it is original and that any similar or related material submitted or in press elsewhere is disclosed at submission. Copyright is retained by authors who are at liberty to republish their work with due acknowledgement of Papers of Surrealism where it is the place of first publication. Permission in writing from the copyright holder is required to reproduce this publication.

Prospective authors are advised to contact the editorial team by email addressed to Joanna Pawlik ( before making a submission. Authors of material submitted to Papers of Surrealism must provide a current full postal address, phone, fax and e-mail addresses. It is helpful if authors note their surname and the section of Papers of Surrealism for which their submission is being considered in the subject line of any e-mails they send. Please consult the author guidelines on this site for further information about submitting material for consideration.

Editorial Board: Dawn Ades, David Lomas, Silvia Loreti, Charles Miller, Joanna Pawlik

Associate Editors: Charles Miller and Joanna Pawlik