Speakeasy is the voice of EFL teachers.  We are looking to publish short articles and other types of creative, thought-provoking short works which reflect the varied teaching-related experiences of those engaged in language teaching abroad.

We accept articles on:

  • teaching methods
  • teaching theories
  • classroom practice
  • inspirational educators
  • reviews of educational resources
  • reflections on professional development

The Speakeasy is now open to short submissions of creative work connected to language teaching (3 pages or less):

  • poetry
  • flash fiction
  • short memoir-style work

We accept electronic and paper submissions.

For paper submissions, please submit in person at a Gunma JALT meeting.

For email submissions:

  • Include your submission as an attachment of your email to or
  • In the main document of your submission, include a short, third-person biography if you’d like it to accompany your work.
  • Title your email “Speakeasy Submission”.
  • In the body of the email tell us:
    • Your name
    • Your affiliation (where you teach or study)
    • How you heard about Speakeasy Journal
    • A little bit about yourself
  • If your submission is an article that includes a references page, please use APA style formatting.

You give us permission to publish your material in print and once online, and to keep your submission archived.  At this time, we do not offer monetary compensation.  Please submit original, previously unpublished work.

We are currently accepting submissions for our next issue.