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CFP: African American Poetry and Internationalism (6/1/04; journal issue)

Monday, February 23, 2004 - 3:17am

By June 2004, I plan to finish editing a journal issue on African American
Poetry and Internationalism, which will have a special focus on the period of
the sixties and seventies, and the Heritage Series of Black Poetry published by
Paul Breman. I would welcome the opportunity to read a small number of
additional articles relating to British-American intersections of poetry publication
during this period, or poets whose work appeared in the Heritage Series,
especially Russell Atkins, Lloyd Addison, Ellease Southerland (Ebele Oseye), James
W. Thompson, Clarence Major, Mukhtarr Mustapha, Ray Durem, Sebastian Clarke
(Amon Saba Saakana), Eseoghene (Lindsay Barrett), Ronald L. Fair, and Samuel W.

CFP: Poetry Translations relating Poetry and Politics (3/1/04; journal issue)

Saturday, February 21, 2004 - 5:02am
Martha McCrummen Fraser Kelly

Mantis, a Stanford-based journal of Poetry, Translation and Criticism, is
currently seeking translations of poetry to be included in its upcoming
issue, _Mantis 4: Poetry and Politics_. Translations must relate to
issue topic.

Send up to 4 previously unpublished translations in Word format to
Editor--Martha Kelly

Deadline: 3/1/04

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