UPDATE: Crowned with Laurel: Critical Essays on African American Pulitzer Prize Wining Literature (4/30/07; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Yolanda Page
contact email: 
ywpage@ualr.edu

UPDATE: Papers are solicited for the following works to be included in a
collection of critical essays tentatively titled: Crowned with Laurel:
Critical Essays on African American Pulitzer Prize Wining Literature. The
collection will examine works by African Americans that have won the
country's most prestigious award. The works on which essays are still being
sought are:

 

1950: Poetry-Annie Allen by Gwendolyn Brooks

1970: Drama-No Place to Be Somebody by Charles Gordone

1978: Fiction-Elbow Room by James Alan McPherson

1987: Drama-Fences by August Wilson

1993: Poetry-Neon Vernacular by Yusef Komynyakaa

 

Papers may discuss any aspect of the works.

 

Deadline for 250-300 word proposals is March 15, 2007.

 

Deadline for completed manuscripts is May 31, 2007. Completed manuscripts
should be 15-25 pages in length-including works cited page. MLA Style of
documentation should be used. Manuscripts should be generated in MS Word
(or saved in rich text format). Contributors should submit a one-page CV
and a brief biographical statement with the manuscript.

 

Contacts:

Dr. Yolanda Williams Page

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

2801 S. University Ave

Little Rock, AR 72204-1099

Email: ywpage_at_ualr.edu

 

Terri Jackson Wallace

Purdue University

Heavilon Hall-English Department

500 Oval Drive

West Lafayette, IN 47907-2038

Email: tsjackso_at_purdue.edu

 

Jasmin J. Vann

University of Houston

205 Roy Cullen Building-Department of English

Houston, TX 77004

Ph: (281) 451-6779

Email: jjvann_at_uh.edu

 

 

Yolanda Williams Page, Ph.D.

Title III/Gateway Communities Coordinator

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

2801 S. University Ave.

Little Rock, AR 72204-1099

(501) 683-7481

www.ualr.edu/gatewaycommunities

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