Genre Journal

Genre – International and Interdisciplinary Journal of Literature & the Arts


This annual scholarly journal is published by students in the Department of Comparative World Literature & Classics at California State University, Long Beach.

Genre is dedicated to publishing creative and scholarly work in the Humanities as well as essays related to the annual Comparative Literature conference. Reviews of current works of literary criticism, literature and local Southern California art exhibitions are also featured.

Call for Papers

currently on hiatus

Submission Guidelines

Latest Issues: Volume 39: Borders, Place, and Translation (2020), Volume 38: Identity (2020)

Coming soon: Volumes 32, 36 & 37

Editorial Board

The Editorial Board is primarily made up of students enrolled in CWL 495: Genre. The main purpose of this course is to offer students the opportunity to develop critical editing skills and glean the editorial process experience.

For more information, please contact: Dr. Kathryn Chew.

Book Reviews

Publishers or individuals wishing to have a book reviewed should send a copy to the Genre Editor at the address below.

Contact Information

For all inquiries, please contact us at or via postal mail at:

Genre Editor
Department of Comparative World Literature & Classics
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840-2404

Ordering: Current Issues and Back Issues of Genre

We are happy to donate copies to University Libraries and Comparative Literature Departments. Please send a SASE with your request to the Genre Editor.

Current issues and back issues (Volumes 14 – present) of Genre are available to individuals for $5.00 each plus $2.50 shipping and handing. Please make checks for $7.50 payable to “CSULB Foundation” and send your request to the Genre Editor.

Genre Archives: Volumes 1 – present

  Vols. 36-37 Volume 30 Volume 24 Volume 18 Volume 12 Volume 6
  Volume 35 Volume 29 Volume 23 Volume 17 Volume 11 Volume 5
  Volume 34 Volume 28 Volume 22 Volume 16 Volume 10 Volume 4
  Volume 33 Volume 27 Volume 21 Volume 15 Volume 9 Vols.
2 & 3
Volume 39 Volume 32 Volume 26 Volume 20 Volume 14 Volume 8
Volume 38 Volume 31 Volume 25 Volume 19 Volume 13 Volume 7 Volume 1

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