African American Writers of North Carolina

deadline for submissions: 
August 31, 2018
full name / name of organization: 
Margaret D. Bauer, North Carolina Literary Review Editor
contact email: 

The 2019 issues of the North Carolina Literary Review (NCLR) will feature African American literature of North Carolina. Submissions are due by August 31. In anticipation of this special feature topic, the editor is proposing a panel (or panels) at SAMLA of papers on African American writers of North Carolina, which will also be considered for publication in NCLR. Please send 300-word abstracts to Margaret Bauer, Editor at by May 21. Submit completed papers for publication consideration to NCLR (via Submittable at by August 31. Papers are welcome on contemporary and earlier writers. We will propose up to 2 panels for SAMLA, depending on the response to this call for abstracts.