Call for Submissions (TIS)

The Independent Scholar (TIS) is the open access, interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal of the National Coalition of Independent Scholars (NCIS), which replaces the earlier (non-peer reviewed) The Independent Scholar Quarterly (TISQ), of which the last issue appeared in May 2014.

The Independent Scholar (TIS) serves the ever-growing community of independent scholars, and all members of NCIS and their affiliate organizations are eligible to submit manuscripts, which are subjected to a robust peer review process. TIS welcomes submissions in the form of traditional essays as well as creative/artistic material on any topic of that will appeal to our members, but all submissions should conform to the academic standards demanded by NCIS.  Manuscripts and queries should be sent to the Editor at Please consult the submission guidelines before submitting material.