UPDATE: Mantis: Poetry and Discipline - creative/critical/translation call (9/15/05; journal)

full name / name of organization: 
Lauren C. Allan-Vail
contact email: 
lcav@stanford.edu

creative/critical/translation call

CFP: Mantis: Poetry and Discipline (07/29/05; journal)

We are seeking:
-previously unpublished critical original poetry, -previously unpublished
critical essays, and -previously unpublished poetry translations for Mantis
5, under the broad theme of "Poetry and Discipline."

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.

Mantis is edited by a collective of poets, translators, and scholars at
Stanford University. The journal appears in numbered issues, each focused on
a particular theme. Mantis 1: Poetry and Community debuted in December 2000;
Mantis 2: Poetry and Translation appeared in January 2002; Mantis 3: Poetry
and Performance in January 2003; and Mantis 4: Poetry and Politics in March
2005.

Potential topics for creative submissions to Mantis 5 include, but are not
limited to:
rhetoric
illegitimacy
patronage
deadline
spontaneity
procedure/practice
institution
trans-
rubrics
intuition
anarchy
meditation
meter
schools
punish
protest
ethics
solicit
sublime
commitment
belles lettres

Creative submissions should include no more than four original poems.
Critical submissions should consist of 200-300 word abstracts.
Translation submissions should include no more than four unpublished poem
translations.

Send submissions, electronically or on disk formatted for Microsoft Word 5.1
or higher, by Sept 15, 2005, to:

mantis_dlcl_at_stanford.edu

or:

Mantis
Division of Literatures, Cultures and Languages Pigott Hall, Bldg 260
Stanford University Stanford, CA 94305

For more information on Mantis, see our website at
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/DLCL/mantis/index.html

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cfp categories: 
poetry