Publishing Opportunity in The Madison Journal of Literary Criticism


The Madison Journal of Literary Criticism is an international publication at UWMadison devoted to publishing outstanding essays of undergraduate literary analysis.

The journal is currently calling for papers analyzing any form of literature in 8-20 pages. Articles will be chosen for their originality, eloquence, and quality of academic research.

Deadline: March 3, 2017

This is an excellent and rare opportunity for all literature majors, and especially for those considering graduate school or a career in publishing. Students may submit up to two papers.

Submissions and any questions can be sent to

New Library Resource

Allow me to introduce you to Literature Criticism Online. Don’t be shy. This little database wants to help you write the best papers possible.

literature criticism online,

What it is: a database that compiles tons of criticism on literature and breaks it down by genre (poetry, short fiction, etc.); author (Melville, Shakespeare, Eliot); and text (The Grapes of Wrath, Beloved, The Wasteland). Use the subheadings and search bars to get to relevant criticism faster and revel in the full-text sources. For more information and to check out the database click here.

Happy Hunting!!