Persian Literary Studies Journal is a joint publication of Shiraz University and Iranian Society for the Promotion of Persian Language and Literature. Published every six months, this peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal is designed to comparatively explore and examine literary, artistic and cultural issues, and welcomes contributions with a cross-cultural, trans-national and trans-regional perspective.

Call for Papers


CFP for issue on drama 

In addition to original research papers, PLSJ publishes special issues, book reviews, article reviews, translation reviews and translations, as well as occasional reports. Please see our Peer-Review Process for more information.

We warmly thank you for considering PLSJ for the publication of your research results. Before submitting a paper, please review PLSJ's Aims and Scope and Publication Ethics. For copyright and translation permissions, and in order to request a hard copy of the journal, please review our Subscription Info for details. Should you have any further questions, please have a look at FAQs or write to us in case your question is not already there.

Current Issue: Volume 7, Issue 11, Winter and Spring 2018