Free publishing literature journals – PhDTalks

This blog post aims to provide a list of free publishing literature research journals. We checked many research journals’ websites to know if they publish without APC, and found a few free publishing English literature journals.

In this blog post, we are listing five free Scopus/ESCI indexed English literature journals. Many of these literary journals are indexed in Scopus and ESCI and are open-access. Click on the journal title to find out more details.

Free Scopus/ ESCI indexed English Literature journals

1. Acta Neophilologica

 The journal pays special attention to the problems from the history of cultural and especially literary and theatre contacts between Slovenia and Western-European literatures, as well as the problems of Slovenian emigrant literature.

Journal Title: Acta Neophilologica
Publisher: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts
E-ISSN: 2350417X
Open Access: YES
Subject: Language and Linguistics
Citescore: 0.4
SNIP: 1.065
SJR: 0.259
Quartile: 2


Founded in 1999 and re-launched in refashioned, biannual format in 2007, American, British and Canadian Studies is an international, peer-reviewed journal that sets out to explore disciplinary developments in Anglophone Studies in the changing environment forged by the intersections of culture, technology and electronic information. The primary goal is to bring together in productive dialogue scholars conducting advanced research in the theoretical humanities.

Journal Title: American, British and Canadian Studies
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
E-ISSN: 1841964X
Open Access: YES
Subject: Literature and Literary Theory
Citescore: 0.1
SNIP: 0.219
SJR: 0.1
Quartile: 3


British and American Studies is a peer-reviewed academic journal whose main aim is to promote new scholarship, to facilitate the exchange of information related to the latest research findings in the fields of literatures in English, English language.

Journal Title: British and American Studies
Publisher: Universitatea de Vest din Timisoara, Facultatea de Litere, Istorie si Teologie
E-ISSN: 24577715
Open Access: NO
Subject: Literature and Literary Theory
Citescore: 0
SNIP: 0.005
SJR: 0.107
Quartile: 4


SARE: Southeast Asian Review of English is an international peer-reviewed journal founded in 1980. It publishes scholarly articles and reviews, interviews, and other lively and critical interventions. SARE aims to be a key critical forum for original research and fresh conversations from all over the world on the literatures, languages, and cultures of Southeast, South, and East Asia. It particularly welcomes theoretically-informed articles on the literary and other cultural productions of these regions.


Journal Title: Transnational Literature
Publisher: Bath Spa University
Language: English

We hope that the list of free English literature journals will help you. If you found any errors, please comment.

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