Illuminations is now accepting poetry, short fiction, and non-fiction submissions for Issue 33, to be published in Spring of 2018. While this is an open issue, we are especially eager to receive submissions from Cuban and Cuban-American authors for a featured section on new Cuban/Cuban-American writing. If you are interested in submitting your work, please find our guidelines at http://illuminations.cofc.edu/submission/index.php The deadline for submissions is January 1, 2018.
Issue 10.1 Spring 2019. Toward an Ecopoetics of Randomness and Design. Guest Editors: Franca Bellarsi and Judith Rauscher. Université libre de Bruxelles and Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg. (Submissions open on 15 May 2018 and close on 15 July 2018).
The Rosette Maleficarum prides itself on literary works that promote the darker aspects of life. From a dilapidated doll that watched her owner abandon her, to the ghost of a soldier who wanders the battlefield, the journal records to struggles of humanity. Even so, I’m open to little innocent lights, ones that bring back the nostalgia of our youth. But who knows? Just send a piece in, and perhaps it could be published here.
Call for Proposals
Writing the Midwest:
A Symposium of Scholars and Creative Writers
the 48th Annual Conference of the
Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature
May 17 – May 19, 2018
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center at Michigan State University
The Mind's Eye: A Liberal Arts Journal
Special Issue: The Dog Diaries, Submissions Due October 30th
We seek submissions that explore the tangible and symbolic affection bonds that people have with dogs. Given how much dogs impart to us, The Dog Diaries will represent a cathartic “Thank You” for best-friends, past, present, and future. Submissions can include scholarly research, commentaries, fiction, science fiction, poetry, book reviews, interviews, cartoons, drawings, photography, and other artistic works.
4th Annual Braniff Conference in the Liberal Arts
What is the Imagination?
Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts
University of Dallas, Irving, TX
January 26-27, 2018
Keynote Speaker: Eva Brann, St. John’s College
Plenary Speaker: Dennis Sepper, University of Dallas
Poetry in Expanded Translation III
Conference: Poetry and Sound in Expanded Translation, April 4th to 6th 2018
Bangor University, Wales
Deadline for abstracts: January 2nd 2018
Caroline Bergvall, artist, writer and performer
Lawrence Venuti, translation theorist, Professor at Temple University
Andrew Lewis, composer, Professor at Bangor University
KEATS’S READING / READING KEATS
Co-Sponsored by the Keats-Shelley Association of America
This bicentennial conference on “Keats’s Reading / Reading Keats” will be held in London July 20-22, 2018. The conference will coincide with the launch of a digital edition of John Keats’s richly annotated copy of Paradise Lost, which is being prepared by the three conference organizers (Daniel Johnson, Beth Lau, and Greg Kucich).
Lucayos is a peer-reviewed journal of the literature, culture, history and creativity of The Bahamas and the larger Caribbean region. Developed by the Faculty of Liberal and Fine Arts at the University of The Bahamas, the goal of the journal is to promote critical regional and cultural awareness through academic and creative writing that comments on or is a product of The Bahamas and the Caribbean. The journal is focused on the literature, culture, or history of the region or in creative expression which connects to relevant themes, places, and spaces in the Caribbean.
The Bronte Society is delighted to announce that it is hosting a conference to celebrate the life and work of Emily Bronte in her bicentenary year. The conference, Emily Brontë: A Peculiar Music, will take place in York, UK, 7 – 9 September 2018. The organisers welcome papers on a broad range of topics exploring Emily’s life and work, such as:
Displacement, dispossession and exile
The Gothic/Queer readings
Musicality: in text and life
Evocations of place/landscape
Religion, metaphysics and mysticism
Childhood and imagination