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CFP: Literature in the African Diaspora (no deadline noted; journal)

updated: 
Monday, February 28, 2000 - 6:54pm
Afaa Michael Weaver

Obsidian Is in Its 25th Anniversary Year

Founded in 1975 by Alvin Aubert at SUNY-Purchase,
Obsidian, the academic journal of black creative writing,
is now in its 25th anniversary year.

Each Editor changes the numbering of the journal.
The new editor is Afaa M. Weaver (b.Michael S. Weaver),
the poet and playwright. As the third Editor, after
Alvin Aubert and Jerry Barax, Obsidian is now:
Obsidian III/Literature in the African Diaspora. The
journal is based in Raleigh, North Carolina at
NC State University.

HIGHLIGHTS OF CURRENT ISSUE

CFP: Experimental Fiction by American Women (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Monday, February 28, 2000 - 5:46pm
Jeffrey DeShell

CALL FOR PAPERS
(Un)Sexing the Text: Experimental Fiction by American Women.
We are putting together a collection of essays on experimental fiction by
American Women, and need an essay on Rikki Ducornet and an essay on Kathy
Acker to complete the volume. A university press has expressed interest in
this project. Please email completed essays and vitae, or letters of
interest to:
jdeshel_at_ibm.com <mailto:jdeshel_at_ibm.com> or
elisasheffield_at_hotmail.com <mailto:elisasheffield_at_hotmail.com>

Jeffrey DeShell
Fulbright Lecturer
American Studies Department
Eötvös Loránd University
Budapest, H-1146
Hungary
+36-1-343-8760

CFP: Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (journal)

updated: 
Thursday, February 17, 2000 - 11:11pm
Michael E. Cornett

           THE JOURNAL OF MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN STUDIES

                   Published by Duke University Press

        
             Council of Editors of Learned Journals Winner

       1998 Phoenix Award for Significant Editorial Achievement

The editors invite submissions to our calls for papers for each
issue of the journal (Winter, Spring, Fall). The Winter and Fall
issues are on special-topics, while the Spring issue is open. For
current calls for submissions with deadlines and directions for
submitting, see the most recent issue of the journal or our website
at www.duke.edu/~jmems/jmems.

CFP: Estuary: Contemporary Art and Literature (journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2000 - 6:43pm
Thomas Lavazzi

CALL FOR PAPERS

Estuary: A journal of Contemporary Art and Literature

Seeks criticism, critical reviews, creative nonfiction, poetry, short
fiction, one-act plays, b/w line art, b/w photography, in experimental or
conventional formats. Critical essays should demonstrate familiarity with
current trends in literary and cultural theory; reviews and articles
focusing on installations, performance art, experimental theater,
experimental writing, and cultural studies especially welcome. Works
by/about African-Americans and other U.S. minority cultures are encouraged.
 Deadline: May 15 for fall, 2000 issue. Submission and brief bio.
including relevant publications to:

CFP: Dictionary of Literary Biography (immediate; collection)

updated: 
Monday, February 14, 2000 - 8:20pm
Joseph McNicholas

Call for Papers
Dictionary of Literary Biography: American Short Story Writers since
World War II. 4th Series.

The Dictionary of Literary Biography (DLB) is widely used in libraries
as a reliable source of information about the lives and careers of
authors. The DLB is written to make literature and its creators better
understood and more accessible to students and the reading public, while
satisfying the standards of teachers and scholars. Entries writers will
be compensated.

We seek critical biographies on the following authors:

CFP: Cormac McCarthy Journal Online (no deadline; e-journal)

updated: 
Friday, January 28, 2000 - 8:55pm
John Wegner

The Cormac McCarthy Journal Online invites scholarly submissions in current
MLA style on any aspect of Cormac McCarthy's works. Reviews, Notes up to
500 words, and articles up to 5,000 words are welcome.

The Journal is a peer reviewed scholarly journal and a Member of the
Council of Editors of Learned Journals.

Submit cover letter (with email address), three printed copies, and an SASE
for return of ms.

For submissions and inquiries contact

Dr. John Wegner, Editor
Department of English
Angelo State University
P.O. Box 10894, ASU Station
San Angelo, TX 76909

<John.Wegner_at_angelo.edu>
Regards,

CFP: Studies in American Humor (rolling deadline; journal)

updated: 
Monday, January 24, 2000 - 6:58pm
Professor Karen Kilcup

Founded in 1974, Studies in American Humor (ISSN 0095-280X) publishes
essays, review essays, and book reviews on all aspects of American humor.
Submissions of essay manuscripts of between 5000 and 8000 words are
welcome. The journal also invites individuals to send books for review;
books and essays for our feature, “The Year’s Work in American Humor
 Studies”; and primary texts with short analytical essays (such as those
found in the 1999 special issue) for “The Recovery Room.” Contributors
interested in submitting manuscripts should review the 1999 issue or contact
the editor if they have questions.

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