The Andrew Marvell Society has partnered with the Open Library of Humanities to publish our flagship journal, Marvell Studies. Peer-reviewed, MLA-indexed, and completely open access, the journal is now open to general submissions: http://marvell.openlibhums.org/.
The Poetics of Mapping: Representing the Built Environment
University of Pennsylvania
April 20-21, 2017
This graduate student conference is conceived as an opportunity to think more broadly about the ways that poetry shapes and is shaped by the environment in which it exists and the way qualitative visual representations of cities are shaped by non-narrative usages of language. It seeks to bring graduate students in city planning and the larger social sciences together with students who are putting poetry into conversation with spatial forms.
Call for Critical or Creative Work
"New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing" is open for submissions for Volume 15 (15.1, 15.2, 15.3)
New Writing is an internationally A+ rated journal publishing critical work relating to creative writing practice (i.e. work in Creative Writing Studies). Creative work (in any genre) is also very welcome.
The New Writing Peer Review Board includes, among others:
400 and Falling Press will publish a bi-annual journal of literature and the arts. Work will appear online and in-print. We ask for submissions of unpublished work from emerging writers and artists in the following genres: Poetry, Prose, Creative Non-Fiction, Visual Art, Literary criticism and Art criticism. Please follow the submission guidelines carefully for each specific genre.
RADICAL WRITES: COMPOSITION, CREATIVE AND CRITICAL WRITING, AND NEW MEDIA deadline for submissions: February 1, 2017 full name / name of organization: Midwest Graduate Students Conference on Writing contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: JOSE ANTONIO RODRIGUEZ
APRIL 13-15, 2017
ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY, JONESBORO, AR
PRISONS AND PRISON WRITING IN EARLY MODERN BRITAIN
Northumbria University, Newcastle, Monday 10 April 2017
A Regional Day Conference of the International John Bunyan Society, organized in association with the University of Bedfordshire, Keele University, and Northumbria University
Plenary speakers include Dr Jerome de Groot, University of Manchester and Professor Molly Murray, Columbia University, New York.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Following the South Atlantic Modern Language Association’s 89th Conference’s theme of “High Art/ Low Art: Borders and Boundaries in Popular Culture,” abstracts are invited for the Pre-1900 American Literature Panel, titled
“Scribbling Americans: Appropriation and Subversion in Literary Arts High and Low”
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES AND FORM
2016-2017 Tau Deadline: January 30, 2017
Submission dates: September 1–January 30
Submissions to The Tau can include poetry (up to 5 poems per author), short stories, and creative non-fiction (up to 3,000 words per entry). All submissions will be considered through a blind review process.
Please use the form found on the following website for submissions:
The Paul Laurence Dunbar Society will sponsor a session at the American Literature Association Conference in Boston, MA on May 25-28, 2017. Papers on any aspect of Dunbar’s career, or that focus on any part of his literary output: poetry, novels, short stories, musical theater, correspondence, or essays. Proposals on teaching Dunbar and on Dunbar’s relationships—both personal and professional—with other authors, editors, critics, or related historical figures are especially welcome.
Please e-mail abstracts by January 25, 2016 to email@example.com
A Callaloo Call for Papers
Sherley Anne Williams: A Special Issue
Callaloo invites papers for a special issue devoted to the life and work of the late poet, fiction writer, playwright, and scholar, Sherley Anne Williams, guest edited by Wendy W. Walters (Emerson College).