About the Journal

Aims and Scope

Lapis Lazuli –An international literary journal is an open access E-journal . LLILJ is a valuable international blind peer-reviewed journal that covers the latest scholarly research in the areas of literatures in English and language .It has been publishing works of scholarship and criticism, short stories, poetry, translations from world literature, memoirs, fiction, book reviews  and interviews. The journal Publish  contemporary writers and promising young scholars .LLILJ seeks to promote a vibrant literary culture among the young scholars and teachers. It aims to make a meaningful contribution in the field of world literature. Language and Literature is very substantial for academics and society. We intend to promote and publish original and cutting-edge research in the areas of language and literary studies.

Open Access policy

The journal strongly believes in Open access  and also spreading awareness about the benefits of  Open access in India and abroad. The content of the journal is available from the very first publication of the journal .The Lapis Lazuli  has a firm belief  in Open Access philosophy and strongly support the idea. The content published in the journal  is free to access from any corner of the world.


The Journal is biannual i.e., it has two issues: each to be released in SPRING and AUTUMN every year.

Licensing terms

The journal allows readers to freely read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of its articles and to use them for any other lawful purpose. The articles and book reviews and other published items are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Areas of Publication

  • Literatures in English
  • Gender Studies: critical discussion, case study, survey
  • Indian literature in English
  •  Dalit Literature
  • Comparative literature
  • Translations,
  •  Literature and Cinema
  • Culural studies
  •  Literatures in English in the global perspective
  • World History of Literature
  • World literatures and indigenous studies
  • Linguistics and Language Teaching



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Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in the articles and other content appearing in the journal are purely those of the respective authors, reflecting in no way the opinions or concerns of the Editorial team of Lapis Lazuli. Authors submitting their work for publication in Lapis Lazuli are responsible for getting proper approval for any copyright material they might use in their articles.

L L I L J (Lapis Lazuli- An International Literary Journal) will not be held responsible for any infringement of copyright laws. The journal retains the right to republish any of the contributions in its future publications. It is a refereed and registered online journal. The decision of the Editorial Advisory Board as regards the selection of a manuscript shall be conveyed to the author ideally within three months from the date of receipt. The recommendations of the Editorial Advisory Board shall be final and binding.

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