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Elegy: A CALLALOO Special Issue

Friday, November 4, 2016 - 9:17am
CALLALOO Journal of African Diaspora Arts & Letters
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 24, 2017

Callaloo invites papers for a special issue on Elegy guest edited by Joshua Bennett (Harvard University).


Who cannot think

our elegies are endless endlessly

and the words

we put to them too often unheard and hurried?

­—Terrance Hayes


We don’t die. We multiply.

—Robin Harris



Project Description:

Call for Poetry and Visual Arts Submissions

Friday, November 4, 2016 - 9:19am
The Invisible Bear, Duke University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016

The Invisible Bear is a poetry and visual art magazine partially funded by the poetry working group at Duke University. We are currently seeking quality poetry and/or visual art submissions for our next issue on or before our submission deadline, December 31st, 2016. We welcome the zany, the underrepresented, the hybrid, and the unconventional. We seek works that press genre definitions as well as fresh perspectives within familiar modes of expression. Please submit 3-5 representations of your work via e-mail to thebearinvisible [at] gmail [dot] com as an attachment and include one title of your work and the category of your piece (ex: "Title, Poetry") in the subject line of your message.

The Tau Journal of Literary and Visual Art Journal

Friday, November 4, 2016 - 9:20am
Lourdes University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017


2016-2017 Tau Deadline: January 31, 2017
Submission dates: September 1–January 31

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:

Written entries:

Ted Hughes & Place

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 10:46am
Ted Hughes Network
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016

CFP: Ted Hughes & Place


A conference organised by the Ted Hughes Network at the University of Huddersfield, in partnership with the Ted Hughes Society


Thursday 15th and Friday 16th June 2017


Heritage Quay, University of Huddersfield



Locating James Hogg: James Hogg Society Biennial Conference

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 10:52am
James Hogg Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Locating James Hogg

  James Hogg Society Biennial Conference

19-21 July, 2017

University of Stirling,


Call for Papers

Creative Writing Panel

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 10:52am
African Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 10, 2016


Call for Papers, African Literature Association Conference at Yale University in June 14-17, 2017:

A Creative Writing Panel  

This panel invites writers of poetry and fiction to submit a selection of their creative work. The creative work presented should engage with both the formal concerns of genre and the connections between identity and the diaspora.  Poets and writers who have pieces that experiment with and merge creative and critical examinations of a) the politics of identity in the diaspora, b) popular arts and aesthetics, or c) any of the main topics of this year’s conference are encouraged to submit their work.

REUNION: The Dallas Review

Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 10:28pm
Chelsea Barnard / The University of Texas at Dallas, School of Arts & Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

REUNION: The Dallas Review, a graduate journal of the School of Arts & Humanities at The University of Texas at Dallas, is now taking submissions for Volume 7, to be published in 2017.  The editors of Reunion are looking for submissions in the following genres: Creative Non-Fiction, Drama, Fiction, Poetry, Translation and Visual Arts.  The subject of your submission is limited only by your imagination.  All submissions should be sent through Submittable at the following address: and should follow the guidelines outlined below.  We look forward to reading and viewing your work.

Writing Nicosia… beyond barriers: An anthology

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 6:52pm
Literary Agancy Cyprus
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

How do we imagine Nicosia beyond barriers – either physical, social or mental? Can we imagine Nicosia beyond barriers? Can Nicosia – as a site that is at once shared, divided and contested – invite and inspire us to write it, to be creative because of and about it?

We invite contributions from writers of fiction and non-fiction, poets, playwrights and cross-genre writers writing in English for the forthcoming anthology Writing Nicosia… beyond barriers.

Letters and Legacies: Robert Frost and His Contemporaries

Monday, October 24, 2016 - 11:35am
Robert Frost Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

CFP for Robert Frost Society roundtable at the 28th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association (May 25-28, 2017; Boston, MA)