For Authors


Manuscript Submission

Manuscripts, including tables and figures, should be submitted on a CD or DVD, or via email. The HPB submission deadline for the June issue is January 1, and for the December issue the deadline is July 1.

Upon acceptance, authors must sign the Author Agreement form in order to be published in HPB. We ask that authors return the agreement as an email attachment or by mail.

Authors should include a completed Submission Checklist with their manuscript, as well as approximate locations of tables and figures. Authors writing monographs should include an Index to Numbered Collections at the end of their papers.

To help defray the rising costs of publication and support several online initiatives, manuscripts published in Harvard Papers in Botany are subject to a voluntary page charge of US $50.00 per printed page. More information is available for for download.


Manuscript Preparation

See this document for detailed instructions on how to prepare you manuscript for submission.