Open Access Narrative Journals

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

Narrative is account of a series of related events or experiences

Open Access journals publish research articles that are free to to view and download. The main difference between articles in open access journals and those in closed journals is the business model. Both types of articles have to undergo the same peer review process.

We hope this list of Narrative OA journals will be helpful for you in deciding where to publish your Narrative manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Narrative journals as well as new journals. This should give you a better idea on where you should publish. Rather than just the top hits Narrative journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Narrative journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Narrative 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 Narrative journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Narrative OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Narrative Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Narrative and conflict2332-6379Mason Publishing, George Mason University Libraries16575
Narrative works1925-0622Consortium Erudit524469.2
The European Journal of Life Writing2211-243XUniversity of Groningen Press33012155.5Website
International journal of advanced nursing science and practice2320-0278Cloud Publications2050
Bridging humanities2542-5099Brill2150
International journal of transmedia literacy2465-2261Led Edizioni Universitarie402250
C i n d e r2209-7775Deakin University22145.5
Tijdschrift voor Skandinavistiek0168-21487242.9
Lecture notes on language and literature2523-5869Clausius Scientific Press, Inc.8037.5
International journal of communications and networks2637-6571eSciPub LLC3033.3
International Journal of Language Testing and Assessment2622-3309LPPM Unsyiah3133.3
Eger journal of English studies /1786-5638Eger Journal of English Studies - EJES3033.3
Revista de estudios norteamericanos1133-309XEditorial Universidad de Sevilla25132
Acta Universitatis Sapientiae2069-7449161631.3Website
International journal of young adult literature2634-5277Fincham Press26230.8
Ancient narrative1568-3532University of Groningen Press37854328.6
Complutense journal of English studies2386-662436127.8
Forum1749-9771Edinburgh University Library29027.6Website
LJES2003-7597Lund Journal of English Studies, Lund University11027.3
Image & text1021-1497Academy of Science of South Africa33027.3Website
Journal of the Austrian Association for American Studies2616-9533Austrian Association for American Studies52226.9
Beyond the margins2643-8917Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans19026.3
English literature2385-1635Edizioni Ca Foscari23026.1Website
International journal of English and comparative literary studies2709-4952Baynoon Centre for Studies and Development47225.5
Loading ..1923-2691Consortium Erudit401725
International Conference on Cultural Informatics, Communication & Media Studies2654-1866National Documentation Centre (EKT)16825
Journal of literature, language & culture2378-3567COES and RJ, LLC4025
Brill research perspectives in Jesuit studies2589-7446Brill8225
Journal of antipoetry studies2399-2069Cardiff University Press4025
Jurnal of English Teaching, Linguistics and Literature2721-3315STKIP MBB PRESS4025
Comparative cinema2604-9821Universitat Pompeu Fabra31122.6
Cognition, communication, discourse2218-2926V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University53822.6Website
Panoptikum1730-7775Uniwersytet Gdanski98722.4
Humanities2076-0787MDPI AG3198022.3Website
The graduate history review1925-2455University of Victoria Libraries9022.2
Ethnographica et folkloristica Carpathica0139-0600Ethnographica et Folkloristica Carpathica18022.2
Pathways2563-6235University of Alberta Libraries9022.2
The comics grid2048-0792Open Library of Humanities14515622.1Website
International journal of literary linguistics2194-5594University Library J. C. Senckenberg554421.8Website
Art/research international2371-3771ARI Journal18921221.7Website
Altrelettere1664-6908Universitaet Zuerich, Romanisches Seminar56521.4
Images1731-450XAdam Mickiewicz University Poznan98321.4
History education research journal2631-9713UCL Press807121.3Website
Genealogy2313-5778MDPI AG44246420.4Website
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I publish my Narrative paper?
You can publish your Narrative paper in the Open Access journals in this list
What is Open Access (OA)?
Open Access refers to free access to information and unrestricted use of electronic resources for everyone. Any kind of digital content can be open access, from texts and data to software, audio, and video.
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 show how often works from this journal are referenced in other research papers. This data is obtained from OpenAlex. Even though the accuracy is debatable, it could help you determine how prestigious a journal is on the whole.
Where can I find other lists like this one?
If you are looking for an author or journal article, you can type it in the name, title, or DOI in the search box above to see more results. If you want to see a similar list to this one, take a look on
How can I publish my paper on
Our aim at is to disseminate existing open access research papers. For this reason, we do not publish any papers. What we do is that once a paper has been published, we index it in so that more people can find and access a journal article.
What is an APC?
The Article Processing Charge (APC) is the fee that publishers of some open access journals charge in order to publish articles.
What are the different Open Access types?
Depending on the license, a research paper might be categorised as a) Gold Open Access, b) Hybrid Open Access, c) Green Open Access, d) Bronze Open Access, e) Diamond Open Access, or f) Black Open Access