The Gaskell Journal is a peer-reviewed scholarly publication dedicated to disseminating the most authoritative, dynamic and agenda-setting research in Gaskell Studies.

The Journal is published annually and distributed to academic libraries across the UK, US, Canada, Australia and Japan; and also given free of charge to the 600 members of the Gaskell Society. The journal is also available online to libraries that subscribe to the Literature On-Line package through Proquest.

The Gaskell Journal invites essays of between 6,000 and 7,000 words on all aspects of Gaskell studies. We also welcome reviews and shorter articles of biographical interest. Please see Instructions for Authors.

The next deadline for submissions to the Graduate Essay Competition is 1st February 2020 – see the  Graduate Essay Prize page for details.

The Journal is published by the Gaskell Society and supported by a host of Gaskell Society events, conferences, public readings, meetings and reading groups held across the country.