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Journal Resources


Poetry Vol. 1, Issue 1 (Source)

If you've searched through databases and would like to narrow your search, try looking through these journals, which the SC Williams Library subscribes to.  In them, you'll be able to find reviews, criticism, articles, art, and poetry itself.  

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  • African American Review
    • Publishes essays on African American literature, art and culture. Contains interviews, fiction and poems.
  • American Literature
    • Features articles dealing with American literature, writers and poets, book reviews and lists of recently published books dealing with literary criticism.
  • American Poetry Review
    • Contemporary poetry, fiction, social commentary, opinion, translations and reviews for a general audience.
  • Beloit Poetry Journal
    • Includes work from new writers, publishes reviews, & includes occasional chapbooks.
  • Black American Literature Forum
    • The quarterly journal Black American Literature Forum promoted a lively exchange among writers and scholars in the arts, humanities, and social sciences who hold diverse perspectives on African American literature and culture. Continued by the African American Review.
  • Emily Dickinson Journal
    • The Emily Dickinson Journal (EDJ) showcases the poet at the center of current critical practices and perspectives.
  • Indiana Review
    • The Indiana Review is a non-profit literary magazine dedicated to showcasing the talents of emerging and established writers. 
  • Iowa Review
    • The Iowa Review is an American literary magazine that publishes fiction, poetry, essays, and reviews.
  • Jacket2
    • Jacket2 offers commentary on modern and contemporary poetry and poetics.  Jacket2 is an open access journal.  
  • Legacy
    • Legacy is the only scholarly journal to focus specifically on American women's writings from the seventeenth through the early twentieth century.
  • Negro American Literature Forum
  • New Coin Poetry
    • Explores contemporary poetic energies in South Africa. Recommended to those Africanists seeking to track the evolution of publc & private feeling in the newly emerging South Africa.
  • Poetry
    • Poetry, commentary, news, notes, and lists of recently published books published by the Poetry Foundation.
  • Poets & Writers
    • Features literary-based news articles, critical reviews and interviews with prominent authors.
  • Red Cedar Review
    • Michigan State University's literary journal since 1963; publisher of poetry, prose, and art.
  • Romanticism
    • 1998-2012. Addresses various issues in Romantic literature studies.
  • The Texas Review
    • Presents fiction, poetry, scholarship, review, & creative nonfiction.
  • Victorian Poetry
    • Essays, criticism and reviews, and thematic issues, on aspects of Victorian poetry.
  • Yeats Eliot Review
    • Writing on the works of Yeats and T.S. Eliot

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