Call for Book Reviewers

focus is inviting interested authors to contribute to the upcoming issue. The call for book reviewers will be updated yearly, so if you missed this year’s deadline, check back in at a later point; we post a new call every fall.

focus on German Studies, Vol. 28
focus on German Studies is currently seeking graduate student book reviewers for its upcoming volume. As a peer-reviewed graduate student journal, focus has been dedicated to providing an outlet and discussion forum for the work of graduate students. focus publishes original research articles as well as reviews of newly released German literature and secondary literature relating to German Studies. 

To be considered for review, please send a current CV and a short bio to by November 23, 2020.
More information about the focus journal can be found here:
More information on the Book Reviews and Guidelines here:
focus will also accept suggestions for books and other media to review. We will do our best to acquire a review copy.
Reviews may be in either English or German and must follow MLA conventions, with endnotes and works cited. Estimated publication date is August 2021.
Those interested in reviewing a book should contact the co-editors, Natalie Ford and Kayla Weiglein at Please use the subject Review Request 2021.
Reviews are due on February 15, 2021.