Author Information

The Journal of Wildlife Disease (JWD) uses PeerTrack (also referred to as Editorial Manager), an online manuscript tracking system provided by Allen Press, to manage all aspects of the submission and review process. To submit your manuscript, visit

As of September 2020, changes were made in the JWD instructions to authors and reviewers. In order to minimize delays in the review and processing of manuscripts, authors are strongly encouraged to carefully read the instructions to authors. Reviewers for manuscripts for JWD are also encouraged to read the instructions to ensure that manuscripts meet JWD requirements.

  • Click here for Instructions for Authors and Reviewers, as well as editorial and ethical policies;
  • Click here for information on author charges and payment for publication.
The Journal of Wildlife Diseases is a member of Crosscheck and may screen manuscripts for potential plagiarism. Click Here for Crosscheck information.  

Details on submission and review of articles for JWD are available in Portable Document Format (PDF). To download the Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader, please visit the Adobe site.

Queries not answered here may be sent to:

Debra Bourne
Journal of Wildlife Diseases