Contemporary Literary Review India

Contemporary Literary Review India (CLRI) is a literary journal in English and publishes a wide variety of creative pieces including poems, stories, research papers (literary criticism), book reviews, film reviews, essays, arts, and photography of the best quality of the time from around the world. CLRI is one of the leading journals in India and attracts a wide audience each month.

CLRI is inviting the students of graduate and post graduate levels of all streams to join the "My Jottings" a creative writing competition, held by Rendezvous 2016, IIT, New Delhi on October 22, 2016 in collaboration with Contemporary Literary Review India, Pune.

Now you can flip and read the digital edition of our quarterly issue. Vol 3, No 3 CLRI August 2016 online for free. You can zoom in/zoom out to make it readable.



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CLRI Editions

CLRI comes out in two editions: (1) Online Edition: CLRI comes out quarterly with Feb/May/Aug/Nov schedule with ISSN 2394-6075. (2) Print Edition. CLRI comes out annually by January each year with ISSN 2250-3366.

It is free to register, submit and get published with any of our editions. However, we expect voluntary donation from readers, authors, and any well-wishers.

Editorial Process

Contemporary Literary Review India is a peer-reviewed and double-blind reviewed journal. It follows a strong editorial process. Selection is based on merit of the material, though we aim to publish as many writers as possible. Given the fact that we receive hundreds of submissions each reading cycle, we select around not more than 60% of the submissions received. Our aim is to promote both new and established writers. We generally take 4-6 weeks to reply on a submission. However, it may take long in some cases.


CLRI promotes the writers published with it. We inform writers to participate to other literary events, journals, and entities whenever there is an opportunity. We nominate our writers to various literary prizes and awards.

Open Access

CLRI believes in promoting arts, literature and knowledge to the people. CLRI therefore provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Our content is available under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. Hence readers can read and download any material as Web page or PDF for future reference. They can quote from our writing freely without asking for permission with due credit to us.

Original Material

CLRI publishes original and previously unpublished materials. We do not accept any plagiarized material or the material that has appeared on a personal website or blog, has been included in an anthology or book, or has been published in any form. We consider such materials duplicates, if not plagiarized. We have a strong process to validate originality of the submissions.

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check our submission guidelines in details. Submissions may be returned to authors if they do not adhere to these guidelines.

Subscribe to CLRI

This journal management system conforms to the globally recognized standard for academic journal management process in humanities. Anyone can register with us as readers or writers for free. They can subscribe to our newsletter also. Registered users will get notification about new submission calls, issue releases, invites, and other events regularly. Moreover, we encourage readers and subscribers to donate to us generously. However, this is not a condition for getting published with us.

Brief History

CLRI was founded in 2010 and has credit to have published both established and emerging writers. CLRI is being hosted on this Open Journal System (OJS) since 2014. The previous issues published with us are available at our blog

Creative Content Media

Creative Content Media (CCM) is involved in publishing quality literary journals and book publication. CCM publishes this journal both in online edition and print edition. It also publishes books through Leaf Press.


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Contemporary Literary Review India

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Accessing CLRI

To access the journal, click Table of Contents under the journal title/issue below or click on the cover page of the current issue.

Vol 3, No 3: CLRI August 2016

Cover Page

CLRI August 2016, Volume 3, No. 3.