Journals

UB’s English Department offers graduate and undergraduate students the opportunities to design, edit, and produce journals of creative and scholarly work.

Victorian Literature and Culture publishes cutting-edge scholarship of broad interest to the field, including work that challenges or interrogates the boundaries of the field itself. We are open to experiments in genre and form and welcome queries about the suitability of particular submissions.  The journal is edited by Rachel Ablow and Daniel Hack, and is published by Cambridge University press. 

Contact: victorianlitandculture@gmail.com

Edited by Professor Cristanne Miller, the Emily Dickinson Journal  is a peer-reviewed journal that showcases the writing and life of Emily Dickinson in relation to nineteenth-century writers and culture and from current theoretical and critical perspectives. The journal appears twice a year, and features work by the most distinguished scholars in the field and by graduate students making their first foray into publication.

Two graduate students work with Professor Miller every year, as managing editors of the journal, helping with correspondence, copy-editing, securing permissions from authors, and preparing the issue for printing at Johns Hopkins University press.

NAME: is the independently produced annual Undergraduate Literary Magazine edited by undergraduates involved in the Department’s Creative Writing Certificate Program. It publishes creative fiction and poetry from currently enrolled UB undergraduates. Its primary mission is to encourage and foster a thriving and vital community of undergraduate creative writers at UB. It was co-founded in 1998 by Jessica Smith with Matt Chambers, Rebecca Stigge, and Chris Fritton. The faculty advisor is Professor Christina Milletti.

Small Press Activity

Kadar Koli

Kadar Koli seeks to publish work by young poets who have not yet published a full-length book, as well as small gems by more established poets who have not found another outlet.

P-Queue is a journal of poetry, poetics, and innovative prose, dedicated to investigations of hybridity and cross-genre work.  P-Queue has an exciting history of publishing innovative, unclassifiable works from a variety of authors both at Buffalo and across the nation, including Rosa Alcala, Eula Biss, Barbara Cole, Michael Cross, Judith Goldman, Mathew Goulish, Meredith Quartermain, Stephen Ratcliffe, Jennifer Scappettone, Kyle Schlesinger, Sasha Steensen, and Elizabeth Treadwell. We can be found on the web at p-queue.org.

Becoming Poetics: An Online Journal

Edited by Associate Professor Ming-Qian Ma and developed by the Poetics affiliated Group at UB, Becoming Poetics functions as a forum for articulating, disseminating, and archiving exploratory and innovative thinking on poetics by UB’s faculty and graduate students, and eventually by poets and scholars nationally and internationally. The journal aims to encourage and promote works that imagine, explore, create, articulate, and conceptualize a new discourse on emerging interdisciplinary poetics in the contexts of the twenty-first century. To this end, it publishes "entries," that is short passages, paragraph statements, or segments of thinking that capture the fleeting insights or the flickering sparks of acumen on poetics in the interstices between academic and creative discourse.

Founded in 1995, theory@buffalo is an interdisciplinary journal of graduate student writing supported by the English Department and the Department of Comparative Literature at UB. We are committed to publishing provocative submissions from young scholars in the international academic community. The journal also offers editing opportunities for English graduate students. Theory@buffalo also features reviews of current books in the fields of Literary Theory, Comparative Literature, Cultural Studies, and Philosophy.