Philip Roth Studies

Philip Roth Studies
Semi-Annually, Print & Online

Aims and Scope

Philip Roth Studies, a peer-reviewed semiannual journal published by Purdue University Press in cooperation with the Philip Roth Society, welcomes all writing pertaining entirely or in part to Philip Roth, his fiction, and his literary and cultural significance. Recently, the journal has published two special issues, “Philip Roth’s Transdisciplinary Translation” and “Other People’s Roths,” and a special memorial issue is forthcoming.

Additional Information

Article Submissions
Philip Roth Studies is published by Purdue University Press for the Phillip Roth Society. To submit to an article, visit!philip-roth-studies/c1dse or write to philiprothstudies [at] gmail [dot] com.

Executive Editors: David Brauner and Debra Shostak

David Brauner is Professor of Contemporary Literature at The University of Reading (UK), where he teaches courses in contemporary American fiction and the graphic novel. He is the co-editor of The Edinburgh Companion to Modern Jewish Fiction (2015) and the author of three books: Post-War Jewish Fiction: Ambivalence, Self-Explanation and Transatlantic Connections (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2001), Philip Roth (Manchester University Press, 2007), and Contemporary American Fiction (Edinburgh University Press, 2010). His essays have appeared in a wide range of journals, including The Journal of American Studies, The Yearbook of English Studies, Studies in the NovelModern Language Review, Canadian Literature, Studies in American Jewish Literature, and Studies in Comics.


Debra Shostak is the Mildred Foss Thompson Professor of English Language and Literature at the College of Wooster (Ohio), where she chairs the Film Studies Program and teaches twentieth and twenty-first century literature and film. She is the author of Philip RothCountertexts, Counterlives (University of South Carolina, 2004) and the editor of Philip Roth: American Pastoral, The Human Stain, The Plot Against America (Continuum, 2011). Her writing on contemporary writers and films has appeared in such journals as Contemporary Literature, Modern Fiction Studies, Twentieth Century Literature, Studies in the Novel, Critique, Shofar, Arizona Quarterly, Interdisciplinary Literary Studies, Genre, Journal of Adaptation in Film and Performance, and PostScript, as well as in a range of edited volumes. Her current project is Fictive Fathers in the Contemporary American Novel (forthcoming, Bloomsbury Academic).


Founding Editor: Derek Parker Royal


Ethical Standards and Misconduct Policy

PRS follows Purdue University Press's ethical standards and misconduct policy for journals, found here.