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CFP: Everette Maddox Festschrift (2/28/04; collection)

Wednesday, July 30, 2003 - 10:26pm
Dr. Julie Kane

Personal essays, critical articles, and creative work about the late
poet Everette Maddox (1944-1989) are being sought for a book-length
collection of critical and creative responses to Maddox being edited by
Grace Bauer and Julie Kane. Send completed work or proposals via e-mail
to or via surface mail to:

Dr. Julie Kane
Language and Communication Department
Northwestern State University
318 Kyser Hall
Natchitoches, LA 71497

Proposals describing existing or planned works about Maddox are desired
as soon as possible, while completed works will by due by February 28,

CFP: Internationalism and African American Poetry (9/15/03; journal issue)

Tuesday, June 17, 2003 - 2:17pm

I'm guest editing a special issue of a scholarly journal whose focus will
be internationalism and African American poetry during the period from the
early Sixties to the late Seventies. There will be a special feature in
this issue on the London-based Heritage series, which published chapbooks
(1962-1974) by Robert Hayden, Frank Horne, Arna Bontemps, Conrad Kent
Rivers, Russell Atkins, Lloyd Addison, Audre Lorde, Dudley Randall,
Ishmael Reed, James W. Thompson, Owen Dodson, Harold Carrington = Ray
Bremser, Clarence Major, Mukhtarr Mustapha, Ray Durem, Sebastian Clarke,
Eseoghene (Lindsay Barrett), Frank John, Waring Cuney, Dolores Kendrick,

CFP: Companion to 20th C. British Poetry (no deadline; book)

Saturday, May 24, 2003 - 7:34pm
Jeff Soloway

CFP: Companion to 20th C. British Poetry (no deadline; book)

Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for high school and
college students, is seeking a scholar to write or edit a one-volume
encyclopedia of twentieth-century British poetry. The ideal author will have
a Ph.D., broad knowledge of the subject, and an ability to write clearly and
succinctly for students. If the book is done with contributors, the editor
should also have extensive experience, good contacts in the field, and
excellent managerial and editorial skills. If interested please send letter
and cv, preferably by e-mail, to

CFP: Caribbean/US or Caribbean/Canadian Poetry (3/20/03; collection)

Tuesday, February 25, 2003 - 7:32pm
loretta collins


Loretta Collins
Associate Professor
English Department
Humanities Faculty
University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras


Seeking essays for a collection on the connections between Caribbean/US or
Caribbean/Canadian poetry, performance poetry, music, and sound.

Abstracts by March 20th, to:
Dr. Loretta Collins, Associate Profesor, English Department, Humanities
Faculty, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras

UPDATE: 20th C. American Poetry (Spring '03; collection)

Sunday, February 16, 2003 - 9:59pm
Kimmelman, Burt

Essays for Encyclopedia

Contributors are needed to write short essays (ranging from 500 to 2000
words) on these topics:

David Antin (500 words)
Caribbean Poetic Influences (2000 words)
Pat Mora (500 words)
New York School (2000 words)
Vikram Seth (500 words).

The essays are for a volume entitled A Companion to Twentieth-Century
American Poetry (to be published in June 2004 by Facts on File, Inc., a
publisher that enjoys very wide distribution in libraries, colleges and high
schools, as well as bookstores).

CFP: Textualizing Orature and Orality (8/31/03; journal issue)

Tuesday, December 3, 2002 - 7:36pm
Kevin Flynn

Essays on Canadian Writing invites submissions of manuscripts for a =
special issue on textualizing orature and orality--the transformation of =
spoken, chanted, or sung vocalizations into printed or virtual text--and =
the ethical, political, aesthetic, and pedagogical issues raised by such =
textualizations. Some topics that might be addressed include:

  a.. textualized orature: works composed and passed on orally until =
transcribed or otherwise mediated (e.g. the work of anthropologists such =
as Marius Barbeau and Wendy Wickwire or poets like Robert Bringhurst);