Emily D. Lethbridge and Rósa Þorsteinsdóttir.

Gripla is a peer-reviewed journal published in December of each year. It has an international reach and is dedicated to publishing research on topics within Icelandic and Old Norse studies, particularly in the fields of manuscript studies, textual criticism, literature and folklore. Articles, editions of short texts and shorter notes-and-queries-style essays (latter not peer-reviewed) are published. Book reviews are not published, and translations only when they accompany editions of texts. The principal language of the journal is Icelandic but articles in any of the other Scandinavian languages, English, German or French are also accepted. Abstracts and keywords are printed at the end of each article or edition. Each volume of Gripla also contains a list of manuscripts cited.

The deadline for submissions is 1st April each year.

Gripla has been added to the Arts and Humanities Citation Index compiled by Thomson Reuters.

Further information and instructions concerning submitting articles and the publication process can be found here

Gripla is an Open Access publication. All volumes are available for download via

Hard copies of Gripla can be bought here, and it is also possible to subscribe to the journal by sending an email to (orders are processed by Bóksala stúdenta).