Chinese Creative Writing Studies


Call for Papers (2nd Round)



Chinese Creative Writing Studies (中國創意寫作研究) is an English-language journal committed to the broad fields of creative writing such as teaching and research of creative writing. This peer-reviewed journal is a collaboration among Chinese Creative Writing Centre at Shanghai University, School of Humanities at Wenzhou University, and Tin Ka Ping Centre of Chinese Culture at The Open University of Hong Kong. The Chinese edition of this journal was first published by Higher Education Press in Beijing in 2019.


Aims and scope

With the vision to promote the developments of the teaching and research of Chinese creative writing in the world, the English version of Chinese Creative Writing Studies, based on the Chinese version, publishes the translation of the papers published in the Chinese version of the journal, essays selected from relevant conferences, and other research papers in English. The journal serves as a platform to exchange ideas in the fields of creative writing, such as creative writing as an academic discipline, genre studies in creative writing, internationalization of creative writing, Chinese creative writing in the world, classics in creative writing studies, and the history of creative writing.


Submission Deadline

Submissions can be made by 31 July 2021.


Submission Guidelines

  • Papers should be at least 7,000 words, excluding all references and footnotes

  • A submission of research paper should include an abstract with no more than 300 words which includes salient arguments

  • The authors should provide 3 to 5 keywords

  • Chinese Creative Writing Studies uses MLA style

  • Please send your paper in MS Word to the editor at  


Peer Review System

All research papers submitted to the journal have to go through double blind review. Authors will usually be notified of the editor’s decision within two months.