Twenty-First Century True Crime

deadline for submissions: 
July 1, 2018
full name / name of organization: 

albeit, an innovative, MLA-indexed online journal of scholarship and pedagogy, invites scholarly articles, detailed lesson plans, book reviews, creative pieces, and nonfiction essays exploring the evolving genre of true crime.

Topics for this issue can include, but are not limited to:

  • True crime podcasts
  • Feminist and/or antiracist true crime texts
  • Victims rights
  • True crime as criminal justice critique
  • True crime docuseries/documentaries
  • Representations of true crimes in novels or films
  • Problem of true crime “fandom”

Please email 250-word abstracts or complete articles, along with a brief biographical statement,to by July 1. Complete articles will be due by November 1.

albeit may be found at and is a internet literary journal focusing on the intersection between traditional scholarship and teaching documents. We seek to bring the scholarship to the students, and offer professors and teachers documents easily fitted into existing syllabuses. Each issue of albeit will feature articles, lesson plans, book reviews, and like documents.