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.

Journal of Postcolonial Writing

For those interested in publishing on an individual postcolonial author or text; a critique of contemporary postcolonial theories; or a postcolonial approach to canonical texts. The focus is on texts written in English after 1950 (it was formerly titled World Literature Written in English). Most articles are single-text studies.

Online submission now. Five issues a year; eight articles per issue. Several issues outcomes of conferences or symposiums.

They claim to be interested in the interface between modern writing and the commodification of culture; deterritorialised nationalisms, the new ethnicities; the writing of the ‘new margins’ and their “diasporic reshaping of the metropolis; the conditions under which a resistant ‘global imagination’ comes into being.