phati'tude Literary Magazine Announces Open Submission Call for Upcoming Latino/Hispanic Issue

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phati'tude Literary Magazine ( is pleased to announce an open submission call for its upcoming Winter issue, ¿WHAT'S IN A NOMBRE? Writing Latin@ Identity in America, to be published February 2012. The issue will be guest edited by poet, editor, playwright, activist and educator, Nancy Mercado (

¿WHAT'S IN A NOMBRE? Writing Latin@ Identity in America sets out to investigate the evolution of the terms "Latino" and "Hispanic" and whether or not there is or ever was a group to which it applies without being reductive. The editors seek poetry, essays, interviews, short stories, translations and artwork that address the essential question: ¿Qué hay en un nombre? What's in a name? ¿What's in a nombre? The editors are particularly interested in essays that investigate social protest and exploitation; the migratory experience; self-exploration or self-definition, including the exploration of myths and legends.

The deadline is January 6, 2012. For more information, check out our submission guidelines at