DC Authors' Celebration: Call for Submissions
Tuesday, February 08, 2022

The Douglas College Authors’ Celebration is a biennial College-wide event that publicly acknowledges and honours our faculty, students, staff, and alumni who have authored or co-authored a publication, or its equivalent, within the past two calendar years. This event is an opportunity to celebrate and recognize College authors, encourage discussion of their works, and ensure that they are available to our broader community through the Library's print and/or digital collections.

Relevant Dates & Deadlines 

  • Wednesday, February 16, 2022: Call for Author Submissions Open 
  • Wednesday, March 30, 2022: Deadline for Author Submissions 
  • Wednesday, May 11, 2022: Deadline for Celebration Event RSVPs 
  • Wednesday, May 18, 2022: Douglas College Authors’ Celebration

Eligibility Criteria

Items for submission should meet the following criteria: 

  • published between January 1, 2020 and December 31, 2021 
  • authored, co-authored, edited or illustrated by current Douglas College faculty member, student, staff, administrator, or alumni 
  • published in print or digital format

Items may include: 

  • books or book chapters, including open textbooks 
  • musical compositions 
  • audio, film, or video recordings 
  • a theme-based special issue of a journal/supplement 
  • academic journal articles 
  • original translations 
  • substantive encyclopedia entries 
  • works of poetry (book-length) 

Items may not include: 

  • reprints 
  • revised editions of works previously published 
  • newspaper, newsletter or magazine articles 
  • workbooks 
  • dissertations or theses 
  • blog entries


To submit your items, please complete the following form. Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, March 30, 2022. 


If you need assistance submitting your works or have questions regarding the Douglas College Authors Celebration, please contact Alex Dobre at dobrea@douglascollege.ca