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Philip Roth Studies

Philip Roth Studies, a peer-reviewed semiannual journal published by Purdue University Press, welcomes all writing pertaining entirely or in part to Philip Roth, his fiction, and his literary and cultural significance. The journal also publishes special issues, such as the  most recent memorial issue, 15.1, which appeared in  Spring 2019.


Philip Roth Studies is produced in cooperation with the Philip Roth Society and is a member of the Council of Editors of Learned Journals.



Editorial Board

Aimee Pozorski and Maren Scheurer

Executive Co-Editors


Jessica G. Rabin

Associate Editor


Jacques Berlinerblau

Book Review Editor

Derek Parker Royal

Founder and Former Executive Editor


David Brauner and Debra Shostak

Former Executive Co-Editors



Advisory Board


Victoria Aarons

Trinity University

Jacques Berlinerblau

Georgetown University


James Bloom

Muhlenberg College

David Brauner

University of Reading


David Gooblar

University of Iowa

Jay L. Halio

University of Delaware


Patrick Hayes

University of Oxford


Pia Masiero

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice


Brian McDonald

Adelphi University

Maggie McKinley

Harper College


Catherine Morley

University of Leicester


Ira B. Nadel

University of British Columbia


Gurumurthy Neelakantan

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

Ranen Omer-Sherman

University of Louisville


Timothy Parrish

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Bernard F. Rodgers Jr.

Bard College at Simon's Rock, Emeritus

Aimee Pozorski

Central Connecticut State University


James A. Schiff

University of Cincinnati


George Searles

Mohawk Valley Community College


Ruth Knafo Setton

Lehigh University


Matthew Shipe

Washington University in St. Louis

Debra Shostak

Wooster College Ohio


Hana Wirth-Nesher

Tel Aviv University





The journal welcomes both full-length articles and shorter notes. Essays should be between 5,000 and 10,000 words in length, and notes should not exceed 2,500 words. A brief abstract (approximately 50 words) should accompany each submission. Manuscripts and book reviews must be prepared according to the MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing, 8th edition. (2016), and should contain endnotes rather than footnotes. All submissions must be sent via email as an attached document.


Please see “Checklist for Contributors” for detailed information on the MLA and the journal’s house style.


Please address all submissions and queries to the executive editors, Aimee Pozorski and Maren Scheurer, at



Articles appearing in this journal are indexed in the Humanities International Complete, Index to Jewish Periodicals, MLA International Bibliography, Project Muse, and Scopus.

Ethical Standards and Misconduct Policy: PRS follows Purdue University Press's ethical standards and misconduct policy for journals, found here.


Print ISSN: 1547-3929

Electronic ISSN: 1940-5278

ISBN: 978-1-55753-735-5



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