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Palgrave Macmillan

Palgrave Pivot

Breaking boundaries

Would you like to publish your research at its natural length? Palgrave Pivot allows you to publish at lengths of between 25,000 and 50,000 words - longer than a journal article, but shorter than a monograph.
This is an exciting new development which provides a welcome alternative to the conventional journal article or monograph conundrum. Palgrave Pivot seems like an ideal format for scholars seeking to disseminate their research while it is still fresh and current. - Neil Chakraborti, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, University of Leicester, UK
Launched in 2012, Palgrave Pivot has already published over 200 titles, providing authors with a flexible and swift publication process. Accepted manuscripts are published within 12 weeks after a complete peer review process. You can read about the impact some of our Palgrave Pivot titles have had here.

We publish across the Humanities, the Social Sciences and Business. All titles are available as both ebooks and hardcovers.
Palgrave Pivot meets a need for timely research in the digital world. The humanities and social sciences have been left behind in the immediacy of published research and Palgrave Pivot should be a great innovation to meet the needs of 21st century students and researchers in these fields. As we know, ‘speed’ and ‘innovation’ are key in the current world of scholarly research. - Jane Fitzpatrick, Acquisitions Librarian, CUNY Graduate Center, USA

Why publish with Palgrave Pivot?

  • Speed: accepted manuscripts published within 12 weeks
  • Flexibility: publish at lengths between the journal article and conventional monograph
  • Peer review: all titles are subject to rigorous peer review
  • Wide dissemination: all titles are available as digital collections, ebooks and in hardback
From the beginning of the process through receiving the copies, I have appreciated the professional and courteous attention. It is quite daunting for all concerned to engage in any production project, but even more so with the quick turn-around. I appreciate the focused engagement at each of the stages and enjoyed learning about the process. -Tracy M. Shilcutt, Associate Professor, Department of History, Abilene Christian University, USA

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