Critical Essays on Meena Alexander: A Call for Papers
Co-edited collection dealing with Secular Jewish Culture and Radical
Send c.v. and abstract by May 15, 2005 to dmorris_at_purdue.edu and/or
Creating a Critical Conversation on Mark Strand
Mark Strand is one of America's best poets, yet little critical work
has been published on Strand's poetry. This panel invites papers that
address any aspect of Strand's poetry from a critical perspective. The
deadline for abstract submissions is April 25, 2005. The AWP conference
will be held in Austin, TX in March 2006.
Please send abstracts (200-500 words), either by email, or snail mail
Dr. Julianna Gray
Haley Center 9030
Auburn University, AL 36849
CUE's second issue is now available, featuring new
work by Rita Dove (Pulitzer Prize winner, and author
of American Smooth), Russell Edson, A. Van Jordan
(author of Rise and the forthcoming M-A-C-N-O-L-I-A),
Sally Keith (author of Dwelling Song, winner of the
University of Georgia's Contemporary Poetry Series for
2003) Mark Yakich (author of Unrelated Individuals
Forming a Group Waiting to Cross, winner of the 2003
National Poetry Series), Robin Behn (author of Horizon
Note, winnter of the 2003 Brittingham Prize in
Poetry), Matthea Harvey (Sad Little Breathing
Machine), Matthew Thorburn, Justin Jamail, Joel
Bettridge, an interview with Karen Volkman (Crash's
Law, Spar), and much more.
Call for Contributors: Facts on File Companion to Pre-1600 British
Edited by Michelle M. Sauer
Looking for qualified individuals to write short entries on various
topics related to poetry, poets, and specific poems of the medieval and
Tudor eras. This includes Irish, Scottish, and Welsh verse as well.
Contributors will receive full credit for their work.
If you are interested, please send an inquiry to:
<pre1600poetry_at_yahoo.com>. Your e-mail should contain a brief overview
of your qualifications and interests. Graduate students welcome to
inquire. There are a series of rolling deadlines.
CFP: 20th-Century World Poetry (4-12-05; 9-12-05 collection)
Sound Effects: the Oral/Aural Dimensions of Literatures in English
University of St Andrews, 5-8 July 2006
First Call for Papers
Contributors sought to write entries on poets and topics for the
forthcoming Companion to Twentieth Century British Poetry, a reference
book for high school and college students. The book involves about 400
entries, varying in length from 300-2000 words per entry, to be done
over the next year and a half. All entries will carry the author's
name.If you are interested in writing for this book or would like to see
the list of available entries, please contact Rob Watson, Associate
Professor of English at Grand Valley State University, at
watsonr_at_gvsu.edu, or Jim Persoon, Professor of English at Grand Valley
State University, at persoonj_at_gvsu.edu.
Call for papers: Poetry and Politics. A Conference at the University of
Stirling, Scotland, 13-16 July 2006.
Poets and speakers to include Moniza Alvi, Eavan Boland, David Dabydeen,
Linton Kwesi Johnson, David Norbrook, Tom Paulin, Deryn Rees-Jones, Jo
Shapcott, and the Norton keynote speaker, Adrienne Rich.
Papers are invited which consider the theme of politics in relation to
poetry from classical antiquity to the contemporary. The following list
suggests some possible areas for development, but proposals in any area
relating to the conference theme of poetry and politics will be
Out of Line: Women Writers of Color Writing the Prose Poem
Abstracts of critical papers are invited for a collection of essays titled Out of Line: Women Writers of Color Writing the Prose