Canadian Literature -- the first scholarly journal exclusively devoted to the discussion of Canadian writing -- is celebrating its 40th anniversary with special editions. The first features Native writer Thomas King and has just been published. A special issue on Asian-Canadian writing will follow later this year.

The journal, which has been lauded for the high standards of its peer reviews and the scholarly quality of its contributions was first edited by George Woodcock. The current editor is Eva-Marie Kröller.

Its Web site -- -- includes incoming book reviews, which are immediately made available to its users.