CFP: Dany Laferrière: Essays on His Work

full name / name of organization: 
Guernica Editions
contact email: 
lee.bessette@gmail.com

Guernica Editions is planning to publish a collection of essays on Haitian-Canadian author Dany Laferrière as part of their “Writers Series” in early 2013. Editor Lee Skallerup Bessette is looking for submissions for the collection, focusing on any aspect of Laferrière’s oeuvre, including movie adaptations, his children’s books, his newspaper writing, etc. The essays should be between 5000-7000 words and follow current MLA conventions for formatting and citations. Please ensure footnotes are inserted manually instead of using the word processors footnote capabilities. Essays should be submitted in English, but quotes within the essay can be in French. Essays written entirely in French will be considered, but will need to be translated.

Please submit your completed essay before September 30, 2011 to lee.bessette@gmail.com. If you are submitting an essay in French, the deadline is July 31, 2011, to allow for translation.

cfp categories: 
ethnicity_and_national_identity
gender_studies_and_sexuality
interdisciplinary
journals_and_collections_of_essays
postcolonial
travel_writing
twentieth_century_and_beyond