The Latin American Literary Review is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal devoted to the literature of Latin America (including the United States) and Brazil. It is published semiannually in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.   Since 2017 we have become an open access journal, located at Ubiquity Press as part of the Latin American Research Commons founded by the Latin American Studies Association: https://www.larcommons.net/

Articles from print issues are available through ProQuest and JStor, and the full run of the journal is indexed by Gale/Cengage and EBSCO, including open access online volumes since 2017.

The full pdfs of issues 85-95 can be found under the back issue tab on this wordpress site;  articles since 2017 can also be downloaded by individual article at the Ubiquity Press site: https://www.lalrp.net.

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Prospective authors!

The journal is accepting articles, reviews, creative works, and hard-to-find translations for Fall 2021. Articles are accepted in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

We request that you upload your submission to the journal’s webpage at Ubiquity Press (you will need to create an account): https://www.lalrp.net

Questions? contact Debra A. Castillo, editor, at the contact tab here or at latamlitrevpress@gmail.com.


Contents for issue  48 #95, Spring 2021 has been posted on the Ubiquity website and on this page


Herbert J Brant. “Ricardo Piglia’s Plata quemada: The Queer Pietà.”

Víctor Figueroa.  “Manos sucias, árboles y cemento: Una lectura ecocrítica de Huracanada de Mayra Santos-Febres.”

Francisco Brignole. “Un antihéroe en el exilio.  Dialogismo, carnivalización y parodia en Cobro revertido de José Leandro Urbina.”

K.M. Ferebee.  “’Something in the Body’: Material Memoir and Posthuman Horror in Samanta Schweblin’s Fever Dream.”

Carmen J. Jiménez.  “Una lectura de Memorias póstumas de Blas Cubas a través del Elogio de la locura.

Thania Muñoz Davaslioglu.  “‘La patria es impecable y diamantina’: Performing Diamantina in Cristina Rivera Garza’s (non)fiction.”

José Chavarry. “Alimentar el espíritu, alimentar el cuerpo: marginalidad y lectura en Patíbulo para un caballo, de Cronwell Jara.”

Luciane Scarato,  “The Railways as a Character: Representations of Conviviality in Brazilian Literature.”

Anne  McConnell.  “How to Compose a Landscape: Reflections on Procedure in César Aira’s An Episode in the Life of a Landscape Painter.”

Emily C. Vázquez Enríquez. “The Sounds of the Desert: Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli.”


Katie Brown. “A Meditation on the Translation of Our America .


César Díaz Calderón. “Letters to Chican@s from Oaxaca.”

Andrea Navarro. “Dust.”

Guillermo Rebollo Gil. “Amanecimiento (variaciones).”