Guidelines for Full Paper


Conference participants are called to submit a paper based on their conference presentation for the proceedings following the 5th

International Conference on Creative Writing, Palermo 2022.

The Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Creative Writing consist the permanent record of the papers presented at the conference. As an

aid to the authors who seek to improve the readability of the Proceedings papers, some useful guidelines are provided:

  • The conference language: Greek, Italian, English.
  • Submission of papers for the proceedings: please provide one (1) copy of your presentation in a word processing format (i.e. MS Word 1997-2003 or MS Office 2017).
  • Paper Size: A4
  • Length limit: 5000 words including bibliography, charts, artwork and footnotes. Manuscripts that exceed the length limit will be rejected without any review.
  • Page Margins: top, bottom, and left and right-side margins 3cm.
  • Proceedings Title: Align the title of the paper, and the name and title of the author(s) to the center.
  • Page Spacing: 1,5.
  • Font: Cambria size 12 (size 10 for footnotes)


The format of your title page should be as follows:

  • Align title to the center of the page (size 16, bold)
  • Provide one (1) line Spacing
  • Align the author’s name to the center of the page including the title, the institutional affiliation, the research center, an email address (size 12, bold).
  • Provide two (2) line Spacing.
  • Align the main body of the text (3cm, size 12, spacing to 1,5) and footnotes (size 10).
  • Abstract

In-text Citations: when using direct quotation use contractions and follow the MLA Research Paper Format e.g., (Nodelman, 2008), (Nodelman, 2008: 19-21), (Abbott & Tarbox, 2017), (Myers et al., 2006). To cite multiple articles by the same authors that were published in the same year use Latin characters (a,b,c, etc.) e.g. (Kristeva 2000a, 2000b). For multiple citations: (Fry, 1985· Miall, 2006).

Bibliography: Cite sources within the body of your paper and at the end use the standard order of the modern ISO basic Latin alphabet (second line indent 1.27cm).

Sample Reference List Citations:

Benton, M. (1984). The Methodology Vacuum in Teaching Literature, Language Arts, 61(3), 265-275.

Journal Articles:

Forni, D. (2021). Literature for self-discovery. Looking into adolescence through graphic novels. Journal of Literary Education, 5,


Abrams, M. H. (1953). The Mirror and the Lamp: Romantic Theory and the Critical Tradition. New York: Oxford University Press.

Bishop, W. & Starkey, D. (2006). Keywords in Creative Writing. Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press.

Earnshaw, S. (eds.) (2007). The Handbook of Creative Writing. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Chapters in Collective Volumes:

Wertsch, J. & Smolka, A. L. B. (1994). Continuing the dialogue. Vygotsky, Bakhtin and Lotman. In H. Daniels (ed.), Charting the Agenda: Educational Activity after Vygotsky (pp. 69-92). London: Routledge.

PhD dissertation/MA thesis:

Karavanidou, E. (2021). Writing tool transitions and symbioses of pre-digital creative educators in Greece. Unpublished Ph.D thesis. University of New Brunswick. Retrieved on 11/02/2022 from

Website & Online Resources: Self-Expressive Writing Worksheets: A Collection of 11 PDF’s. Retrieved on 11/02/2022 from