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Department Publications

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

Criterion is a journal of literary criticism published by the Department of English at Brigham Young University. It is a semi-annual journal dedicated to publishing excellent literary analysis and criticism produced by undergraduate and master’s students.


Inscape publishes fiction, literary nonfiction, poetry, 2-D art, and (occasionally) short drama. The journal is edited entirely by BYU students.

Literature and Belief

Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Christian Values in Literature at the College of Humanities, Brigham Young University, Literature and Belief is a semi-annual journal of scholarly critical articles, interviews, personal essays, book reviews, and poetry focusing on moral-religious aspects of literature.