2020 was a year unlike any other, and we’ve brought together a selection of top content reflecting the year in Literature. Have a browse below, or head over to the individual imprint page for more. If you’re interested in writing for us, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Connect with a book editor in Literature


A selection of 2020's highlighted research

Insights from the Editorial Team

Felicity Plester, Editorial Director - Humanities (Books), Palgrave Macmillan

Felicity Plester

Our Literature portfolio boasts the very best in cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research from medieval to contemporary fiction, children’s literature to creative writing. Despite 2020 being a challenging year, we’ve continued to publish a diverse and high-quality programme including:

We hope you enjoy browsing our top content from 2020. And if you would like to find out more about publishing with us then don’t hesitate to get in touch with one of our editors to discuss your idea.

Jessica Torr, Editor, Palgrave Macmillan Journals

Jessica Torr

The Palgrave journals portfolio provides a platform for researchers, practitioners and policymakers to connect across the different subject areas. It publishes many prestigious journals in the Social Sciences, Humanities and Business. Within Literature we publish postmedieval, a journal that demonstrates the value of medieval studies and of the deepest historical perspective on the development of contemporary cultural and critical theory. Enjoy browsing a selection of recent popular articles and Special Issues published in this journal. Get in contact to discuss your next publishing ideas.