About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The Journal of Ecocriticism is an electronic review of ecoliterature and ecocriticism. It invites manuscripts that address any issue related to these topics. JoE aims to stimulate the further intellectual development of ecocriticism within the international community of scholars in the field.

Peer Review Process

JoE is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal. Anonymized manuscripts are circulated to reviewers for comment and anonymized comments from reviewers are circulated to authors to guide revisions, prior to acceptance of any manuscript for the journal.

Publication Frequency

JoE publishes two regular issues per year in June and December. Articles appear electronically on a incremental basis once the review and copyediting processes have been completed. Special Issues are also published from time to time.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.