J19: The Journal of Nineteenth-Century Americanists is the official journal of C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists. J19 is co-edited by Elizabeth Duquette and Stacey Margolis, and is published by the University of Pennsylvania Press. The journal's founding co-editors, Christopher Castiglia and Dana Nelson, completed their five-year term in 2017.


J19 welcomes interdisciplinary work representing the most innovative research on and analysis of the long nineteenth century (1789-1914). The journal includes features such as state of the field interventions, reproductions of new and significant archival materials, roundtables, and occasional special issues on topics of general interest to nineteenth-century Americanists.


Manuscripts of no more than 35 double-spaced pages will be peer-reviewed in a timely manner and should be submitted to J19@pennpress.org. Full submission information, including details about the "Pleasure Reading" section of J19, is available at the journal's home at Penn Press.


Image: Spread from Out West Magazine, 1898. Left: "Cloth from a Cliff Dwelling, In the Verde Valley, Arizona." Right: Sui Sin Far, "Sweet Sin. A Chinese American Story."