- “truly transnational in its approach to auto|biography studies and always innovative in the new subjects and forms it includes. The journal is well known for supporting emerging scholars as well as showcasing the work of the discipline’s leading scholars.” Kate Douglas, author of Contesting Childhood and co-editor of Trauma Texts.
- “the prime site of publication for first-rate auto|biography criticism.” — Alfred Hornung, author of Arab American Literature and Culture, Ecology and Life Writing and American Lives; and editor of the American Studies Monograph Series; Amerikastudien/American Studies Journal; and the Journal of Transnational American Studies.
- “salient, even crucial, to furthering the boundaries of our studies.” — Marlene Kadar, series editor of the Wilfrid Laurier University Press Life Writing Series and co-editor of Working Memory; Photographs, Histories, and Meaning; Essays on Life Writing; Working in Women’s Archives; and Tracing the Autobiographical.
- “the pre-eminent journal publishing studies of autobiography, biography, and life writing in English today and has broad academic and institutional influence. It is an indispensable center for a broad and growing field.” — Arnold Krupat, author of For Those Who Come After; The Voice in the Margin; Ethnocriticism; The Turn to the Native; Red Matters; and All That Remains.
- “an indispensable source for the latest scholarship and criticism in the ever-expanding field of life-writing.” — Roger Porter, author of Bureau of Missing Persons.
- “a leading venue for studies on all aspects of autobiography for a quarter-century. . . . a rich resource and a spur to further innovative scholarship and dialogue.” — Julia Watson, co-author of Reading Autobiography and co-editor of Before They Could Vote; Interfaces; Women, Autobiography, Theory; Getting a Life; and De/Colonizing the Subject.