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CFP: STYLE: Poetics and Stylistics: Reviewers (no deadline; journal)

Friday, February 20, 2004 - 5:17am
David Gorman

STYLE is a journal of poetics and stylistics. Its primary editorial
focus is on the language of literature. The journal also has a secondary
focus on the history of literary and rhetorical criticism and theory.
STYLE aims to review new publications pertinent to these concerns.

Reviews vary in length from 1500 to 2500 words. With volume 38 (2004),
STYLE will introduce a new booknotes format, running from 500 to 1000
words. Interested reviewers should contact the editor, David Gorman:

CFP: Walt Whitman/Horace Traubel (3/1/04; journal issue)

Wednesday, December 3, 2003 - 2:17am

Named for the street in Camden, New Jersey, on which Whitman lived at the end
of his life, The Mickle Street Review (
is an electronic journal published by the Rutgers University-Camden English
Department in cooperation with the Walt Whitman Program in American Studies at
Rutgers-Camden and the Walt Whitman House and Visitor Center.

CFP: Mantis: Poetry and Politics (1/25/04; journal issue)

Monday, December 1, 2003 - 5:38pm
Douglas Kerr

We are seeking previously unpublished critical essays for Mantis 4, under
the broad theme of "Poetry and Politics."

Mantis is a journal of contemporary poetry, poetry translation and poetry
criticism. A forum for writers coming from a broad spectrum of
intellectual and aesthetic positions, Mantis is dedicated to publishing
new work that interrogates the relationships among critical writing,
creative writing, and translation.

CFP: Recent African Poetry (1/30/04; collection)

Friday, September 19, 2003 - 9:37pm
Oyeniyi Okunoye


Recent African Poetry

Recent appraisals of African writing have not paid adequate attention to
poetry as a genre. This creates a space for an urgent critical
intervention. Essays intended for an international audience are therefore
solicited for inclusion in a collection of essays tentatively entitled
Reading Contemporary African Poetry .The book is to bring together
innovative but readable explorations of recent African poetry of English

CFP: 20th C. American Nature Poets (no deadline noted; collection)

Sunday, September 14, 2003 - 9:58pm
Thompson, Roger

We are seeking contributors for a new volume of the Dictionary of Literary
Biography on Twentieth-century American Nature Poets. It is the second part
of a series of three (possibly four) volumes on American Nature Writers, the
first of which is now out. Many of our entries have already been assigned,
but the ones listed below still require writers. Most of the remaining
selections are short entries, and all contributors are paid for each entry,
the amount depending on the size of the piece. If you would be interested
in contributing one or more entries to the DLB, please email either J. Scott
Bryson at <> or Roger Thompson

CFP: Essays for Companion to 20th-Century American Poetry (no deadline noted; collection)

Friday, August 29, 2003 - 3:17pm
Kimmelman, Burt

Contributors are needed to write short essays on these topics:

"John Cage" (500 words)
"Martin Espada" (500 words)
"Barbara Guest" (500 words)
"Langston Hughes" (1000-1500 words)
"James Weldon Johnson" (500 words)
"Yusef Komunyakaa" (500 words)
"Al Purdy" (500 words)
"Anne Waldman" (500 words)
"John Wheelwright" (500 words)
"Gunslinger" by Ed Dorn (1000 words).

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