Review Books

We are inviting reviews of books on any relevant areas of the journal. The following are the criteria for a book to be eligible for review:

  • The book selected for review should be written in English.
  • The book should not be more than two years old.
  • Both critical and creative works can be taken up for review.

How to?

  • Step 1: If you have recently read book, you can review it and send to us for consideration. If you want to get a review copy from a reputed national/international/multinational publisher, visit the website of the publisher and get the link of the book or ISBN of the book and send it to us for our opinion.
  • Step 2: If we are satisfied, you will have to request the publisher of the book via email or online form for a review copy by mentioning the Rupkatha Journal as the place for publication. You can add a CC to us (editor@rupkatha.com) if you are sending the request via email. Mention clearly your affiliation and physical address with contact details in the email.
  • Step 3: After you receive the copy, send a confirmation of receipt to the publisher.
  • Step 4: Review the book in critical manner, include citations (and avoid journalistic review) following our Submission Guidelines. Send it to us at editor@rupkatha.com with a brief bio-note. Reviewers keep the copies of the books with them.

Word-limit: 1500-3000 words

Formatting

File Types:
We process the following doc (text) files: Ms Word 97—2007, Open Office Documents.Normally we do not accept images or any graphic contents separately. Graphic materials need to be incorporated by the authors in the text document.

Format of the Articles:
Authors must follow the APA style (http://www.apastyle.org) (Quick guidelines can be found here).

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Indexing

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Journal Rank

Rupkatha has been ranked by Scopus and Scimago:

  • World Rank: 91 (Arts and Humanities)
  • Rank in the Asiatic Region: 13 (Arts and Humanities)

Open Access Statement

The journal allows readers to freely read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of its articles and to use them for any other lawful purpose. The articles and book reviews and other published items are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Report Plagiarism

All submitted articles are checked for potential unethical practices. In case any article is found to be plagiarized before publication, we will reject the submission and blacklist the author. If any article is found to be plagiarized or reported by anybody to have been plagiarized even after publication, we will REMOVE the article with a notice for the misdeed of the author. Please report plagiarism at editor@rupkatha.com.

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