Canadian Literature publishes 24 articles annually in English and French; all articles are blind peer-reviewed by two arm’s-length expert reviewers. Revised submissions are sent to at least one new reviewer. Our advisory board members regularly review articles. Some peer-reviewed interviews are also published. The journal also publishes poems, book reviews, notes, opinions, and documents. For the past 5 years the acceptance rate has been between 18 and 25%.
The journal ranks first in the field of Canadian literary studies. In the European Reference Index for the Humanities it is listed in the international category (INT), based on two criteria: influence and scope, and then in INT1:
International publications with high visibility and influence among researchers in the various research domains in different countries, regularly cited all over the world.
Full-text articles are distributed by EBSCO and ProQuest to university libraries and other electronic subscribers. Our website hosts issues #1–195 for free download.