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ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature

ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature is a quarterly journal (published in January, April, July, and October) devoted to the critical and scholarly study of the new and the established literatures in English around the world in its various manifestations as International English Literature, Postcolonial Literatures, Commonwealth Literature, New Literatures in English, and World Writing in English (see Message from the Editor). It welcomes particularly articles on the relationships among the new literatures and between the new and the established literatures.

ARIEL, founded in 1970, has readers and subscribers in more than 50 countries around the world.

ARIEL is assisted financially by the Department of English, University of Calgary.

ARIEL is indexed in Arts and Humanities Index, Austlit, British Humanities Index, Humanities Index, MLA International Bibliography, Index to Book Reviews in the Humanities, Canadian Literary Periodical Index: A Guide to Periodicals, and Bowker International Serials Database. Abstracts are published in Abstracts of English Studies.

How to Contact Us

ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature
Department of English
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary AB Canada T2N 1N4
Phone (403) 220-4657

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For submissions

To submit an article to ARIEL, please visit our website, register as an 'author', and select 'click here to start the submission process'. All submissions must be received online, as email and mail are no longer acceptable formats. Please note, we no longer accept poems.

If you are interested in submitting a book review, please contact Reviews Editor, Kit Dobson.  

For subscriptions and advertising

The administrative office is run by Johns Hopkins University Press, P.O. Box 19966, Baltimore, MD 21211-0966. E-mail:; Website: All questions related to subscriptions, orders, advertising, and distribution should be addressed to the press; please consult the JHU Web site and/or contact the administrative office. The subscription rate for individuals is $40 for one year (4 issues). Rates for institutions are $90 per year. Copies of print back issues for the current volume can be obtained from the press (contact for additional information).