- The Editorial Board of the journal Literary fact considers original essays and publications in Russian or English languages that are relevant to the journal’s subject matter and have not been previously published as well as archive materials with an introductory essay.
- The submitted materials are originally considered:
1) on the subject of compliance of the submitted documents with the journal’s
2) on the subject of compliance with the journal’s formal manuscript requirements.
- Manuscripts that do not meet the requirements will not be accepted for publication; the author will be informed about refusal and its reasons.
- Manuscripts that meet formal requirements but are not relevant to the journal’s subject scope may be rejected or returned to the author for revision based on the decision of the Editorial Board.
- Manuscripts that are relevant to the journal's subject scope and meet the journal’s formal requirements will be sent to two independent reviewers in the field (cf. Peer-Review Process).
- It takes the maximum of six months to have the manuscript reviewed. At the end of this period or earlier, the author will receive a letter with the following recommendations (cf. Peer-Review Process).
- The essay rejected by reviewers shall not be resubmitted or considered at the Editorial Board meeting.
- Manuscripts that have received a positive rating from one or both reviewers are considered at a meeting of the editorial board. The editorial board of the journal recommends articles for publication based on the results of reviewing and discussion. The final decision to publish or reject articles is made by the editor-in-chief. In the case of a positive decision, a letter is sent to the author with a notification about the approximate date of publication of the article.
- The order of the publication of manuscripts is determined by the registration date of the manuscript submission. The Editorial Board reserves the right to publish manuscripts of particular significance and novelty out of turn.
- The Editorial Board reserves the right to edit the materials’ content and style, to abridge them if necessary in agreement with the author or if the essay’s subject matter is of interest to the journal, ask the author to revise it.
- The author will receive an electronic version of the issue and one free of charge paper issue containing the published essay.