Literary Fact is a peer-reviewed scientific philological : journal dedicated to fundamental research in the history of Russian literature and literatures of the peoples of Russian Federation and literatures of the peoples of the world.

The journal is designed for a professional audience of literature researchers, as well as readers interested in in-depth acquaintance with the latest achievements of philological science. Its main goal is to present to domestic and foreign specialists hard-to-reach archival materials and related original research.

The journal was founded in 2016.

The founder of the journal Literary Fact is the A.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IWL RAS).

The publication frequency is 4 issues per year.

Literary Fact has both paper and electronic versions.

The essays are accepted in Russian and English.

Registration in the International Standard Serial Number:

ISSN 2541-8297

e-ISSN 2542-2421

The journal is registered with the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor).

Mass media registration certificates:

ПИ № ФС77-67296, September 30, 2016.

ЭЛ № ФС77-67736, November 17, 2016.

Subscription index according to the JSC Internet subscription catalog

«Почта России» (“Russian Postˮ) — ПМ 250.


The journal Literary Fact  is included in the List of peer-reviewed scientific editions of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Russian Federation in the following specialties:

5.9.1. Russian Literature and Literature of the Peoples of Russian Federation (Philological) — from 25.04.2023

5.9.2. Literature of the Peoples of the World (Philological) — from 25.04.2023


Publication types

Scientific articles, notes, messages devoted to Russian literature of the 18th – 20th centuries; publication of new materials (literary texts, epistolary, diaries, documents); materials for the history of Russian literary criticism; critique, reviews; chronicle of scientific life.