The initial point of contact will be the Editor-in-Chief.
Occasionally submissions are accepted, perhaps after amendment or
resubmission, by the Editor himself, but the vast majority of submissions
are sent out to referees.
sent on, the
referees receive ‘blinded’ versions of the papers.
Referees’ reports are sent on to the authors if the referees agree,
though in the interest of speed referees may give brisk verdicts for the
Editor-in-Chief’s eyes only.
In some cases suggestions for revision may be passed on to the
Final decision about acceptance will be made by the Editor-in-Chief.
Referees are principally drawn from
the Advisory Board of PJP.
We aim to give authors a decision within twelve weeks.
If you don't hear from us within that period, don’t let months go by
– complain! (Emails do very occasionally go astray.)
Once accepted, papers usually appear within a calendar year.
Occasionally papers are invited by the Editor-in-Chief.
Contributors will receive a set of proofs, which will require
immediate correction. Changes of style and content will not normally be
allowed at that stage.
Authors will receive one hard copy of the journal and a PDF of the
printed work by email.
submitted for publication and other editorial communications and inquiries
should be addressed to: