Journal of West African Languages

How to submit articles for publication


JWAL is a rigorously peer-reviewed publication! Only papers that are reviewed anonymously by, at least, two EXTERNAL REFEREES who are known scholars in the field will be judged for publication or rejection. Articles should be submitted in accordance with the guidelines, entitled Notes to Contributors which also details out the editorial process of peer review. Note that the guidelines have been updated as from June 2021. The address for submission is: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Book Reviews:

The Editor occasionally receives from publishers books for review, and selects someone to do a review.

Publication Ethics Statement

Contributors to the journal are advised to download and read JWAL's Publication Ethics Statement before submitting their manuscript. 

Language of Submission

Articles may be submitted in English, French, or any African language.