About Us

The International Association for Literary Journalism Studies (IALJS) was founded on July 14, 2006, following the 1st International Conference on Literary Journalism in Nancy, France.

Conference Info

The Fifteenth International Conference for Literary Journalism Studies (IALJS-15), “Literary Journalism Across Media,” will be held May 21-23, 2020, at the University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Conference Payments

All payments made to IALJS, whether for annual membership dues or conference fees, can now be made online. Members receive all IALJS announcements, the IALJS Newsletter, and the IALJS journal, Literary Journalism Studies.

Journal

Literary Journalism Studies, a peer-reviewed journal, is international in scope and seeks submissions on the theory, history, and pedagogy of literary journalism throughout the world. All disciplinary approaches are welcome.

Newsletter

An archive of every issue, past and present, of the IALJS newsletter, a quarterly publication distributed to members around the world. Plus: commendable examples of literary journalism, some of which may be mentioned in the issues.

Membership Payments

All payments made to IALJS, whether for annual membership dues or conference fees, can now be made online. Members receive all IALJS announcements, the IALJS Newsletter, and the IALJS journal, Literary Journalism Studies.

Officers & Chairs

The International Association for Literary Journalism Studies is governed by a nine-member board of advisors and a 16-member executive committee, representing numerous colleges and universities around the globe.

Mission Statement

The mission of the International Association for Literary Journalism Studies is the improvement of scholarly research and education in Literary Journalism/Reportage—not journalism about literature but journalism that is literature.

Constitution & Bylaws

In accordance with the scholarly, teaching, and professional interests of its founding members, a new international learned society dedicated to the study of Literary Journalism is hereby created.

Past Conferences

The annual meeting of IALJS is a conference devoted to the scholarly study, teaching, and practice of literary journalism. In addition, IALJS actively participates in the conferences of a number of other learned societies.

Contact & Follow Us

Phone numbers and physical and email addresses for several key members of the International Association for Literary Journalism Studies as well as details for following our active social media channels.

Resources & Links

As an academic discipline, just as a writing form, literary journalism has been growing in interest throughout the world. Here are some external sites where you can find literary journalism taught, practiced, and researched.