South Asian Review 31.3, "Pakistani Creative Writing in English," 31 Jul 2010

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South Asian Review

The 2010 Creative Writing Issue of the South Asian Review
"Pakistani Creative Writing in English: Tracing the Tradition"

South Asian Review, the referred journal of the South Asian Literary Association, invites submissions for the 2010 Creative Writing Issue, Volume 31, Number 3. The issue will foreground original creative writing in English in all genres by well-established and emerging Pakistani writers, with a focus on contemporary living writers, including those of the Pakistani Diaspora. The overall goal of this issue is to trace the tradition of Pakistani creative writing in English that represents diversity through connectivity in terms of such themes and concerns as: authorship, language and identity, dis/location, formal innovation, ethnic/national (un)belonging, sexual politics, desire and sexuality, gender and religion, intergenerational conflicts, the country and the city, and globalization.

All submissions must be received by July 31, 2010. A completed manuscript prepared either in Microsoft Word in 12 point Helvetica or in Rich Text Format (RTF) and not exceeding 6,000 words should be transmitted electronically. Manuscripts should be personally edited and polished before submitting. The submission should be accompanied by: (1) a statement that the work has not appeared elsewhere in parts or as a whole (or if it has, permission to reprint must accompany the submission); (2) a biographical note of about 50 words; and (3) a complete mailing address. Manuscripts, in any form, will not be returned.

Please send inquiries and manuscripts to:

Dr. Fawzia Afzal-Khan and Dr. Waseem Anwar, Co-Guest Editors

Dr.Fawzia Afzal-Khan
Director, Women and Gender Studies
Room 121, Dickson Hall
Montclair State University
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043

Dr. Waseem Anwar
Dean, Faculty of Humanities
Professor and Chairperson, Department of English
Forman Christian College (A Chartered University)
Ferozepur Road, Lahore 54600, Pakistan