Literature of the Americas is a peer-reviewed semiannual scholarly journal of the American (New World) literary history.

The journal is targeted  at both the professional audience - scholars, historians of literature, and all readers interested in New World literary history. 

It has both online and printed version.

Periodical frequency of the journal  is 2 issues a year.

Year of foundation – 2016.

The essays are accepted in Russian, English, Spanish.

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The Founder and the publisher of the Journal Literature of the Americas  is 

A.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IWL RAS).

Registration in the International Standard Serial Number:

ISSN: 2541-7894 (print)

ISSN: 2542-243X (online)

Mass media registration certificates:

Registration Certificate ПИ № ФС 77 – 67292, September 30, 2016.

Registration Certificate ЭЛ № ФС 77 – 67737, November 17, 2016

Subscription index according to the JSC Internet subscription catalog

AO “Pochta Rossiiˮ (Post Office of Russia) — ПМ 251 (PM 251).


The journal Literature of the Americas is included in Scopus (from 07.10.2022)

The journal Literature of the Americas is included in the List of peer-reviewed scientific editions of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Russian Federation in the following specialties:

5.9.2. Literature of the Peoples of the World (Philological) (from 29.03.2023)