«Children’s Readings» is a scholar-led and peer-reviewed academic journal, primarily dedicated to studies of children’s literature and issues of children’s reading. Our scope is interdisciplinary although our main focus is on texts for non-adults, we are also interested in publishing prominent work of anthropology of childhood and related research on the history, philology, and culture of childhood and adolescence in Russia and abroad. In addition to academic research, the journal provides a range of materials related to the field: book and conference reviews, practitioners’ discussions, interviews with children’s writers, etc.
The first issue of the magazine was published in 2012 by the staff of the Department of Children’s Literature of the St. Petersburg State Institute of Culture. Since 2015 the journal is supported by the Institute of Russian Literature (Pushkin House) of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The editorial office is affiliated with the Center for the Study of Children’s Literature (CIDL).
The publication in the journal is free for the authors; all articles are freely available on the journal’s website.
The publication frequency is 2 issues per year. The submission deadline for the first issue is February the 1st; for the second issue − September the 1st.
Published on behalf of the Institute of Russian Literature (Pushkin House) RAS
ISSN 2304-5817 (Print)
ISSN 2686-7052 (Online)