ISLE Journal

Are You an ASLE Member?

If you are an member and want to access and read ISLE online, use the member login button below. Once you login to our member community, go to the ISLE journal tab.

Login As A Member

If you’re not already a member, join us today!

Apply Online

ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment (ISLE) is the peer-reviewed, international, and transdisciplinary journal of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE), published quarterly by Oxford University Press (OUP).

Celebrating the rich confluence of environmental humanities, ecocriticism, and environmental justice, ISLE welcomes submissions from authors creatively engaging these fields from a broad range of disciplines, geographies, and perspectives. ISLE invites scholarly articles and creative writing that interpret the environment in complex, imaginative, and generative ways. As the journal’s work takes place in the material context of intertwined ecological, economic, and social justice crises, ISLE adopts Elizabeth Ammon’s call to find the “brave new words” that will help us understand and engage this moment and imagine and work and move toward alternate futures.

ISLE News:

Members of ASLE receive a subscription to the journal and online access. Click here to join ASLE.  ASLE members can read current and archived issues of ISLE online by logging in to the Member Community and going to the ISLE Journal tab.

Libraries, institutions and organizations can subscribe to the journal by visiting Oxford UP’s ISLE Website and consulting the Subscription Information.

You can receive more information on subscriptions, submission guidelines, advertising, editorial information, and how to request back issues and articles at the ISLE Website.

Editorial Staff

  • Editor-in-Chief: Christina Gerhardt, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa
  • Associate Editor, Creative Nonfiction: KT Thompson
  • Associate Editor, Fiction: Charles Waugh
  • Associate Editor, Poetry: Cecily Parks
  • Book Review Editor: Lisa Ottum
  • Managing Editor: Allison Dushane
  • Editorial Advisory Board: Stacy Alaimo, Jodi Byrd, Mel Y. Chen, Carolyn Fornoff, Chelsea Mikael Frazier, Greta Gaard, Juan Carlos Galeano, Bishnupriya Ghosh, Cajetan Iheka, Melody Jue, Salma Monani, Craig Santos Perez, Shazia Rahman, and Priscilla Solis Ybarra.
  • International Advisory Board: Sule Emannuel Egya, Alice Te Punga Somerville

Contact Information

Editor: [email protected]

Managing Editor: [email protected] 

ISLE Website

ISLE on Twitter:

All queries regarding book reviews, including review copies of books, should be addressed to:

Dr. Lisa Ottum
Book Review Editor, ISLE
Xavier University
3800 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45207-4446
Email: [email protected]