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ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment is the official journal of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, published by Oxford University Press. ISLE publishes scholarly articles, creative nonfiction, fiction and poetry in the environmental humanities.

ISLE News:

  • ISLE has transitioned to digital-only publication starting with 2021 quarterly issues. Read More: ISLE Evolves toward Online-Only Format
  • ISLE welcomed Christina Gerhardt and Jennifer Westerman as new Co-Editors on July 1, 2020.
  • The new Editors welcome KT Thompson as Assistant Editor, Creative Nonfiction.
  • They welcome Charles Waugh as Assistant Editor, Fiction.
  • They welcome Jennifer Chang and Cecily Parks as Assistant Editors, Poetry.  (Update January 2021: Jennifer Chang has stepped down to take a position as Poetry Editor for the New England Review)
  • They are grateful that Lisa Ottum will continue on as Book Review Editor.
  • The Editors welcome our new editorial board members: Stacy Alaimo, Jodi Byrd, Chia-ju Chang, Chelsea Mikael Frazier, Greta Gaard, Juan Carlos Galeano, Bishnupriya Ghosh, Cajetan Iheka, Melody Jue, Salma Monani, Shazia Rahman and Priscilla Solis Ybarra.
  • The Editors welcome Ted Geier on board as Managing Editor.
  • Click to read free Editors’ Choice selections from current and past issues.

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Editorial Staff

  • Editors: Christina Gerhardt, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, and Jennifer Westerman, Appalachian State University
  • Assistant Editor, Creative Nonfiction: KT Thompson
  • Assistant Editor, Fiction: Charles Waugh
  • Assistant Editor, Poetry: Cecily Parks
  • Book Review Editor: Lisa Ottum
  • Managing Editor: Ted Geier

Contact Information

ISLE Website

Editors: [email protected]

Managing Editor – [email protected] 

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]