Open Access Literature Journals

A list of Open Access Literature journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Literature is polysemous term referring to a written art form, and the set of literary work

A journal article is 'open access' when there are no financial, legal or technical barriers to accessing it - that is to say when anyone can read, download, distribute, print, and search it.

This list of Literature OA journals will hopefully make it easier for you to have a better idea regarding where your want to publish your Literature manuscript.
We made this list which includes all the high-impact factor Literature journals that might be relevant to your field of study.We've made this extensive list of open access Literature journals so you can get a better overview of all the journals where you can publish open access.Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Literature venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.

All the open access Literature journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Literature OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Literature Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
TESOL in context2209-0916Deakin University321196.9
Aboriginal History0314-8769ANU Press1219243896.3
Pacific Journalism Review1023-9499Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Library1242180284.9Website
South Australian Geographical Journal1030-0481Exeley, Inc.11713084.6Website
Ethnomusicology Translations2473-6422IUScholarWorks12483.3
International journal on graft and corruption research2362-7476Philippine Association of Institutions for Research6583.3
Multicultural Shakespeare2083-8530Uniwersytet Lodzki (University of Lodz)2322582.3Website
Transnational Literature1836-4845Ubitech Solutions Pvt Ltd4968081.3Website
The European Journal of Life Writing2211-243XUniversity of Groningen Press33012180.6Website
Law in context0811-579634880180.5
Journal of Music and Dance2360-8579Academic Journals9277.8
Ancient narrative1568-3532University of Groningen Press37854377.5
The comics grid2048-0792Open Library of Humanities14515677.2Website
Cedarville Review2372-286XCentennial Library1971776.6
Narrative and conflict2332-6379Mason Publishing, George Mason University Libraries16575
Prague Journal of English Studies1804-8722866374.4
Narrative works1925-0622Consortium Erudit524473.1
Слово і час0236-1477Shevchenko Institute of Literature of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine197671.6
Authorship2034-4643Ghent University1084771.3Website
Lingua Susastra2746-704XUniversitas Negeri Padang (UNP)20470
Official Journal of the Koeran Society of Dance Science1229-7836Korean Society of Dance Science4846070
Journal of British and Irish innovative poetry1758-2733992569.7
Muzikologija1450-9814National Library of Serbia37018369.5Website
Vìsnik Kiïvsʹkogo nacìonalʹnogo unìversitetu kulʹturi ì mistectv2616-7581Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts98169.4Website
Asia Pacific journal of health management1833-3818Australasian College of Health Service Management56964369.4Website
The Journal of Korean Dance1975-8502The Society of Korean Dances Studies3944868.3
C i n d e r2209-7775Deakin University22168.2
SEDERI. Sociedad Española de Estudios Renacentistas Ingleses1135-7789SEDERI1121367.9
Oral Tradition0883-5365456117267.8Website
Journal of Classic and English Renaissance Literature1226-8798The Classic and English Renaissance Literature Association of Korea238767.6
Text Matters2083-2931Uniwersytet Lodzki (University of Lodz)25210367.5Website
International journal of transmedia literacy2465-2261Led Edizioni Universitarie402267.5
Humanities2076-0787MDPI AG3198067.4Website
Dialogic Pedagogy2325-3290University Library System, University of Pittsburgh11934067.2Website
Aspekti ìstoričnogo muzikoznavstva2519-4143Kharkiv I.P. Kotlyarevsky National University of Arts182367
CINEJ Cinema Journal2158-8724University Library System, University of Pittsburgh2489666.9Website
World transactions on engineering and technology education1446-2257Universitas Negeri Makassar35566.7
Interdisciplinary Studies in Musicology1734-2406Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan6266.7
Journal of literary education2659-3149Universitat de Valencia561066.1
Yearbook of Conrad Studies, Poland1899-3028Uniwersytet Jagiellonski – Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego38165.8
Medieval and Early Modern English Studies1229-0394The Medieval and Early Modern English Studies Association of Korea2062465
Musicological Annual0580-373XFaculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana102914964.8Website
Studia Metrica et Poetica2346-6901University of Tartu1166364.7Website
Writers in conversation2203-4293Flinders University Library48564.6
The Korean Journal of Dance Studies1226-900XKorean Society for Dance Studies6014264.6
Images1731-450XAdam Mickiewicz University Poznan98364.3
ES review2531-1646Universidad de Valladolid28364.3Website
Karaite Archives2353-2327Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan254864
Časopis Nacìonalʹnoï muzičnoï akademìï Ukraïni ìmenì P.Ì. Čajkovsʹkogo2414-052XUkrainian National Tchaikovsky Academy of Music163163.8
International journal of English and comparative literary studies2709-4952Baynoon Centre for Studies and Development47263.8
Bangladesh journal of library & information science2223-6368Bangladesh Journals Online114863.6
Сюжетология и сюжетография2410-7883Novosibirsk State University (NSU)132363.6
Journal of the Austrian Association for American Studies2616-9533Austrian Association for American Studies52263.5
Carl Nielsen studies1603-3663Aarhus University Library73663
Питання літературознавства2306-2908Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University3342962.9Website
Problemi vzaêmodìï mistectv, pedagogìki ta teorìï ì praktiki osvìti2519-4496Kharkiv I.P. Kotlyarevsky National University of Arts182562.6
Swedish journal of Romanian studies2003-0924Faculties of Humanities and Theology at Lund University - Swedish Journal of Romanian Studies85262.4
Prism2578-3491Duke University Press731361.6
Comparative cinema2604-9821Universitat Pompeu Fabra31161.3
Facta Universitatis2466-2887University of Nis49461.2
Acta Universitatis Wratislaviensis0867-7441Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wroclawskiego176860.8
Journal of creative music systems2399-7656University of Huddersfield Press339260.6Website
International Research Journal of Tamil2582-1113IOR Press5901760.2
Shakespeare Review1226-2668The Shakespeare Association of Korea108815560.2
Revista de estudios norteamericanos1133-309XEditorial Universidad de Sevilla25160
Classica et Mediaevalia0106-5815Aarhus University Library20033060Website
Advances in literary study2327-4034Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.1664459.6
Проблемы музыкальной науки1997-0854Scholarly-Methodical Center Innovative Art Studies5533859.1
Studia Celtica Fennica1795-097XStudia Celtica Fennica17158.8Website
Forum1749-9771Edinburgh University Library29058.6Website
Marvell studies2399-7435Open Library of Humanities481258.3Website
Deakin Law Review1321-3660Deakin University333100258.3Website
International journal of young adult literature2634-5277Fincham Press26257.7
New West Indian Guide1382-2373Brill3247254257.7Website
Journal of Human Security1835-3800Librello19732957.4Website
Open screens2516-2888Open Library of Humanities56257.1Website
Tijdschrift voor Skandinavistiek0168-21487257.1
James Baldwin Review2056-9203Manchester University Press931657Website
European Journal of American Studies1991-9336OpenEdition88461456.9Website
Etudes lawrenciennes0994-5490OpenEdition185756.8Website
Greget (Surakarta)1412-551XInstitut Seni Indonesia Surakarta44156.8
Orbit: A Journal of American Literature2398-6786Open Library of Humanities13210556.8Website
Arta2345-1181Institute of Cultural Heritage39356.4Website
Dva veka russkoj klassiki2686-7494А. M. Gorky Institute of World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences1443756.3Website
International Journal of Comparative Literature and Translation Studies2202-945128613456.3
Romanica Silesiana1898-2433University of Silesia in Katowice82156.1
Musicologist: International journal of music studies2618-5652Musicologist521255.8
European Journal of Literary Studies2601-971XOpen Access Publishing Group27155.6
Acta ad archaeologiam et artium historiam pertinentia0065-0900University of Oslo Library182655.6Website
Asian literature and translation2051-5863Cardiff University Press451355.6
Complutense journal of English studies2386-662436155.6
Magnificat Cultura i Literatura Medievals2386-8295Universitat de Valencia54755.6Website
Studia litterarum2500-4247А. M. Gorky Institute of World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences5557155.3Website
Theological Journal Kerugma2621-8038Sekolah Tinggi Teologi Injili Indonesia Surabaya29155.2
Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication2162-3309Pacific University Library26898755.2Website
Ekpoma Journal of Theatre and Media Arts2006-1838African Journals Online109955
Достоевский и мировая культура. Филологический журнал2619-0311А. M. Gorky Institute of World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences2665554.9Website
Interlitteraria1406-0701University of Tartu4179254.9Website
The international journal of James Bond studies2514-2178Fincham Press51654.9Website
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open Access is the free online access of research articles coupled with the rights to use and distribute these articles fully in the digital environment.
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
It refers to the level of association between a journal being listed and the concept it is listed under, from 0-100. For example, the Journal Of Physics Through Computation has a relevance of “100” when listed under “Open Access Computer Science Journals” because it has relevance to the field of Computer Science.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations demonstrate how frequently publications from this journal are cited in other papers. We obtain this information via OpenAlex. Although the accuracy is questionable, it might nevertheless aid you in gaining an understanding of how prestigious a publication is overall.
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