Linda Braus

Linda Braus

Senior Editor for Literature


1 New York Plaza

New York, NY 10001

Tel.: +1 212 815-0222

Linda commissions throughout the areas of: American and American diaspora literature; medieval literature; popular, fan, and genre literature (especially in science fiction and fantasy globally); Chinese, Italian, and Irish literature; children’s literature; and Indigenous literature. She also publishes books dealing with animals, the environment, and space in literature. She welcomes proposals for monographs, edited volumes, Pivots, graduate-level textbooks, and reference works in these areas. Prior to her role as Senior Editor for Literature, she served as Editor for Education and Youth Studies at Palgrave.

Linda is responsible for the following book series:

American Literature Readings in the 21st Century

Chinese Literature and Culture in the World

Crime Files

Critical Approaches to Children’s Literature

Geocriticism and Spatial Literary Studies

Italian and Italian American Studies (with Christi Lue and Camille Davies)

Literatures of the Americas

Literatures, Cultures, and the Environment

Literary Lives (with Molly Beck and Eileen Srebernik)

Literary Urban Studies

Maritime Literature and Culture

New Directions in Irish and Irish American Literature

Palgrave Fan Studies (with Camille Davies)

Palgrave Science Fiction and Fantasy: A New Canon

Palgrave Studies in Animals and Literature

Studies in Global Science Fiction

Studies in Mobilities, Literature, and Culture