The Global Association of English Studies


A Peer Reviewed International Journal



The Global Journal of Literary Studies is an official refereed journal published quarterly by The Global Association of English Studies. The Journal strives to publish research work of high quality related to English Studies across the World. The aim of the journal is to give space to scholars and researchers to publish their works and reach the largest academic community of English scholars across the world.

We invite scholarly submissions from independent scholars, academics and researchers in the form of Research Papers, Articles, Poems, Short Stories, Interviews and Book Reviews. 

The work should be unpublished and not have been submitted elsewhere for publication.


  1. Full-length Research Papers (not exceeding 5,000 words including references but excluding appendix).
  2. Short theoretical articles (not exceeding 3,000 words including references) on any discipline of English Studies.
  3. Short, work-in-progress research reports (not exceeding 2,000 words including references).
  4. Interviews with the experts in the field (not exceeding 3000 words)
  5. Short reviews of ELT materials from academic books, research journals, pedagogic softwares and web resources (not exceeding 1000 words, with full publishing details of the material reviewed).
  6. Short descriptions of innovative research activities and tasks that have been carried out (not exceeding 500 words).


The journal operates a blind peer review that take approximately two weeks. The decision regarding publication depends on the reports of the reviewers. The contributor will be notified regarding the suggestions and comments of the reviewers.


The first page should contain the Name of the contributor(s), academic or professional Affiliation and Email address(es) of the author(s). The above information should be placed in the right corner under the Main Title of the paper.

The academic information of the author(s) should be followed by a maximum of 300 words Abstract and Key-Words.

The Contributor(s) is also expected to follow the instructions given herewith.

  • Paper size   : A4
  • Font & size : Times New Roman 12
  • Spacing       : Single line, Margin of 1 inch on all four sides.
  • Title of the paper : Bold, title case (Capitalize each word), centered
  • Text of the paper : Justified. Font & size : Times New Roman 12
  • References  :  Please follow the latest APA style strictly. Don’t use Foot Notes; instead use End Notes.
  • Titles of Books: Italics
  • Titles of Articles from academic journals and books: “Quoted”
  • Articles should be submitted as MS Word attachments only (any version)
  • The paper should not usually exceed 10 pages.
  • Each paper must be accompanied by
  1. A declaration that it is an original work and has not been published anywhere else or sent for publication
  2. Abstract of paper about 300 words should be provided, and
  3. A short bio-note of the contributor(s) indicating name, institutional affiliation, brief academic/professional career history, contact number and e-mail, in a single attachment. Please don’t send more attachments. Give these things below your paper after the References.
  • The papers submitted should evince serious academic work contributing new knowledge or innovative critical perspectives on the subject explored.
  • Rejected papers won’t be sent back to the contributor.
  • The Global Association of English Studies and this journal reserve the right to republish the article/paper in any form, at any time in the future.


Please submit your paper to


Submissions are accepted all through the year. The journal is published on the quarterly basis (January, April, July, October).