Geographical Review


Geographical Review

Geographical Review

Geographical Review is one of the leading authoritative and scholarly periodicals devoted exclusively to geography.  It it is published quarterly (January, April, July and October) for AGS by Wiley-Blackwell.

If you are considering submitting material to the Geographical Review, you can download the style sheet for the journal by viewing “Instructions for Authors” at the bottom of this page.

For online access, including recently published articles, you can visit the Wiley Online Library for Geographical Review!

Institutional Subscriptions are available from Wiley-Blackwell. For 2015 the prices are $406 in the United States; £250 in the United Kingdom; € 292 in Europe; and $406 in the rest of the world. Prices are exclusive of tax. The price includes online access to the current and all online back files to January 1st 2011, where available. For other pricing options, including access information and terms an conditions visit Single issues from current and recent volumes are available at the current single-issue price from []. Earlier issues may be obtained from the Periodicals Service Company, 11 Main Street, Germantown, New York 12526 (e-mail:; telephone: 518-537-4700).


Best Paper Award

The Geographical Review is proud to announce the creation of an annual Best Paper Award. There is no need to enter. All articles published within a volume year – including articles in special features – will be eligible for the award. The winner will be selected by the members of theGeographical Review editorial board and the winner will be notified by January of the following year. The prize will be given at the Association of American Geographers Annual Conference. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. David Kaplan at


The Geographical Review is fully abstracted and indexed from 1990 to the present using EBSCO databases. Most university and public libraries subscribe to EBSCO databases. Contact your nearest library for information.

Eventually, the entire body (93 years) of Geographical Review materials will be searchable using the JSTOR databases (Journal Storage). With bibliographic citations in hand, users can also find the products of their search in libraries, or for those with limited library or interlibrary loan resources, or for users from the non-academic community, it is possible to request copies (on a limited basis) from the American Geographical Society, which on an item-by-item basis can photocopy and mail (or fax) the relevant essays, for a fee. For more information click here.


Manuscripts and editorial inquiries:

For all issues pertaining to the publication of the Geographical Review, Volume 106 onward (2015 -), the editor can be contacted at:

Dr. David H. Kaplan, Editor,
The Geographical Review
Department of Geography
Kent State University

413 McGilvrey Hall
Kent, OH 44242
Tel: (330) 672-3221

For all issues pertaining to the publication of the Geographical Review, Volumes 97-102 (2007-2012), the editors can be contacted at:

Dr. Craig Colten, Editor, 2007-2012
The Geographical Review
Department of Geography and Anthropology
227 Howe-Russell
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-4105
Tel: (225) 578-6245

Geographical Review Editorial Board:

Dr. Paul Adams of the University of Texas,

Dr. Judith Carney of UCLA,

Dr. Karen Culcasi of West Virginia University,

Dr. Melissa Gilbert of Temple University,

Dr. Blake Gumprecht of the University of New Hampshire,

Dr. Guntram Herb of Middlebury College,

Dr. Steven Holloway of the University of Georgia,

Dr. Kent Matthewson of Louisiana State University,

Dr. Beth Schlemper of the University of Toledo,

Dr. Thomas Schmidlin of Kent State University,

Dr. Fred Shelley of the University of Oklahoma,

Dr. Emily Skop of the University of Colorado,

Dr. Susan Walcott of the University of North Carolina,

Dr. Qingfang Wang of the University of California at Riverside,

Dr. Barney Warf of the University of Kansas,

Dr. Stacy Warren of Eastern Washington University

Dr. Yehua (Dennis) Wei of the University of Utah, and

Dr. Susy Ziegler of Northern Michigan University


You may contact the Editorial offices of the Geographical Review for “Instructions for Authors” (either manuscripts or book reviews). If your web browser is configured for handling Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format files (.pdf), you can download and print the instructions directly from this site.
All submitting authors should use ScholarOne for all GR submissions.




click the image on the left to download a PDF version of
the Geographical Review’s “Instructions for Authors.





Book reviews are usually solicited by the Editors;
if you have agreed to review a book but lack
the instructions, click on the image at left to download an
Adobe Acrobat version of the “Instructions for Book Reviewers.”