Submission Information


Writer's Guidelines

The Flutist Quarterly Writer’s Guidelines (PDF)


Editorial Policy

Please submit manuscripts electronically as Word files attached to an e-mail message that clearly states what you are submitting. (Unidentified attachments might be deleted as a virus security precaution.) If you are unable to submit via e-mail, please send submissions as Word files on a CD.

Please note with your submission that the material is (1) entirely original; (2) has not been previously published; and (3) is not currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. Any articles accepted and subsequently published will be copyright of The Flutist Quarterly unless the author requests to retain copyright. By submitting work, author agrees to allow work to be included in the print and online versions of The Flutist Quarterly. Author will be notified that manuscript has been received by the editor, and at a later date whether or not it has been accepted for consideration. Accepted manuscripts will, when appropriate, go through a review process. Authors might be asked to revise manuscripts during this procedure. Editor reserves the right to edit all articles for style, content, or space requirements. The Flutist Quarterly budget does not include honorariums for authors. No submissions will be returned. Please see Writer’s Guidelines at the link on this page for more information. 

Please send submissions and advertising art work to:

Anne Welsbacher

Please send items for review consideration to:

National Flute Association
Attention: Reviews
70 E. Lake St. #200
Chicago, IL 60601


Copy Deadlines

Firm deadlines have been established for all materials* submitted for publication. These dates are as follows:

Issue Editorial Deadline Target Mailing Date

September 1

January 1


December 1

April 1


March 1

July 1

FallJune 1
(except convention

October 1


*Send submissions directly to department editors for “Across the Miles” and “Notes from Around the World” at least one week before deadlines posted above.

Send submissions for all other departments directly to the editor of The Flutist Quarterly by deadlines posted above. Send feature submissions and queries directly to the editor at any time throughout the year.

Mailing dates are target dates only and subject to change without notice.