About the magazine

Literary Matters is the online literary magazine of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers (ALSCW).

We publish three issues per year, containing original works of scholarship and criticism, poetry, fiction, literary translation, and memoir. Recent issues have featured work from U.S. Poets Laureate and winners of the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Bollingen Prize, and many other prestigious awards.

News

Straight Labyrinth: János Pilinszky in the Poetry, Music, and Thought of Three Hungarian Artists is now available

Straight Labyrinth János Pilinszky in the Poetry, Music, and Thought of Three Hungarian Artists March 20, 2022 at 3 p.m. EDT a Zoom event hosted ...
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Meringoff Writing Awards: February 1, 2022 Deadline

The Meringoff Writing Awards have deadlines of February 1, 2022. Everyone who enters the Meringoff Writing Awards competition must be a member of the ALSCW or sponsored ...
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Carmen Bugan Added to List of Essential Books

ALSCW member Carmen Bugan's Poetry and the language of Oppression has been listed by Poets and Writers in their list of "essential books for creative writers" as ...
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Recent Books from ALSCW Members

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