Metamorphoses is the journal of the Five College
Faculty Seminar on Literary translation. Published in
the spring and fall, the journal provides a forum for literary
translation out of (and into) all languages, and for papers
on the theory and practice of literary translation.

Submissions are evaluated as we receive them, and we have a rolling acceptance policy.

*** Submissions received after February 1, 2015 will be considered for publication in the spring 2017 issue.  We have a rolling acceptance policy. DEADLINE: April 1, 2016.

Click here for more information on submitting to the upcoming special issue on Languages and Literatures of China and the Diaspora.***


Brazilian Literature Double Issue (24.1-2)

Fall 2015 (23.2)

Spring 2015 (23.1)


Galician Poetry Double Issue (22.1-2)


Fall 2013 (21.2)

Spring 2013 (21.1)

Fall 2012 (20.2)

Spring 2012 (20.1)

Special Arabic Double Issue (19.1-2)

Fall 2010 (18.2)

Spring 2010 (18.1)


Special thanks for hosting this site to
Smith College
of Northampton, Massachusetts, USA


The Metamorphoses website was originally designed by Matthew Daube
and hosted by Irene Starr and the Center for Foreign Languages and
Cultures at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.  It has been
maintained by Lauren Armstrong (Smith '05) and Carly Maberry (Smith '08),
and Erica Zhang ( '13).  The current layout was designed by Amy Gray (Smith '09).