Reviews of Peer-Reviewed Journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences

We give you the scuttlebutt on academic journals—aiding you in selecting the right journal for publication—in reviews that are sometimes snarky, sometimes lengthy, always helpful. Written by Princeton University graduate students and Wendy Laura Belcher.

ELH (English Literary History)

For those interested in publishing a traditionally structured article (historical/ theoretical background followed by close reading); if you’re working in the 19th century, write about someone canonical and talk about formalism.

Ranked No. 1 out of all literature journals by Google Metrics in 2019.

8,000-12,000 words, including endnotes

About Wendy Belcher

Associate Professor, Princeton University, Department of Comparative Literature and the Center for African American Studies. Author of Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success. Instructor of Deep Reading Journals as Publishing Praxis.


This entry was posted on May 15, 2015 in Eighteenth-Century Journals, Humanities Journals, Literary Studies Journals.