k@ta: a biannual publication on the study of language and literature (p-ISSN 1411-2639 | e-ISSN 2302-6294) is a refereed journal published twice a year in June and December by the English Department, Faculty of Humanities & Creative Industries, Petra Christian University, Surabaya, Indonesia. It presents articles on the study of language, literature, and culture. Papers can be submitted for consideration throughout the year.

This journal was first published in 1999 and was nationally accredited in 2002, 2005, 2008, 2011, 2016, and 2020. It currently holds a Sinta 2 rank. The online version with DOI number for each article is now available at http://kata.petra.ac.id and it can also be accessed from ProQuest e-journal (http://www.proquest.com). k@ta has also been covered by Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), EBSCO, Index Copernicus, Asean Citation Index, BASE, Worldcat, Dimensions, Mendeley, CrossRef, and Google Scholar.