About C21 Literature: Journal of 21st-Century Writings

C21 Literature: Journal of 21st-century Writings is the journal of the British Association for Contemporary Literary Studies (BACLS). The journal is dedicated to examining the genres, forms of publication, and circulation of 21st-century writings. C21 Literature is a logical development of the explosion of interest in 21st-century writings, seen in book groups, university courses, and the development of online publishing.

Volume 8 • Issue 1 • 2020


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Essential? Different? Exceptional? The Book Trade and Covid-19
Posted by Katy Shaw on 2020-12-10

Essential? Different? Exceptional? The Book Trade and Covid-19by Professor Claire Squires, University of Stirling, UKFor many - probably all readers on this platform - a book is an essential Christmas gift to give or receive. Those rectangular objects, so bibliographically obvious nestled in their wrapping paper under the Christmas tree, also form delightful seasonal and familial [...]

Deputy Editor/s Opportunity
Posted by Tech Birkbeck on 2019-11-06

C21 Literature: journal of 21st-century writings is seeking new deputy editors to help direct and shape the production and future of the journal.  C21 Literature is an international peer-reviewed open access BACLS-affiliated journal dedicated to the study of new writings. More information on the journal can be found on our site: C21 Literature: Journal of 21st-Century [...]

CFP: C21 Literature: journal of 21st-century writings general issue
Posted by Tech Birkbeck on 2018-05-16

C21 Literature aims to create a critical, discursive space for the promotion and exploration of 21st century writings in English. It addresses a range of narratives in contemporary culture, from the novel, poem and play to hypertext, digital gaming and contemporary creative writing. The journal features engaged theoretical pieces alongside new unpublished creative works and investigates the [...]

C21 Migrates to Janeway
Posted by Tech Birkbeck on 2018-05-16

C21 is now on the Janeway platform. Janeway is developed by the Birkbeck Centre for Technology and Publishing and is hosted by the Open Library of Humanities.