Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters (UPDATE Fiction Submissions needed by April 1st, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell & Dr. Julian Williams - New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
contact email: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell - mferrell@CityTech.Cuny.Edu and/or Dr. Julian Williams - JWilliams@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

The Editors of the new feminist theory book Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters are looking for short fiction stories and creative nonfiction writing that offers a unique perspective on women.

This is a request for short fiction and creative non-fiction ONLY. Scholarly Essay submissions should follow the submission guidelines for the March 2013 CFP deadline.

For this CFP, short fiction submissions should examine women in the following constructs: female relationships, mothers and daughters, sisters, perceptions of the female body, female identity, race and women, women and faith.

Creative Non-fiction submissions should be personal observations about the following: negative and positive perceptions of women, lesbian politics and relationships, female political and personal power, feminism vs. womanism, women in music and entertainment, and violence and women. These submissions should offer in-depth observations of the world and women and attempt to offer opinions and solutions about how women have or should evolve in order to address the times.

Additionally, in both categories, we are looking for works that deal with mental health, abortion, and sexual abuse of women.



SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

  • Fiction submissions should not exceed 35 pages
  • Creative Non-fiction must be 10-20pages. Use MLA when appropriate
  • All submissions must be double spaced



Submissions are due on/before April 1st, 2013. send to: Mferrell@citytech.cuny.edu or Jwilliams@citytech.cuny.edu

The authors will also accept snail mail submissions at:

Dr. Monique Ferrell
Dr. Julian Williams
New York City College of Technology,
City University of New York
English Department
503 Namm Bldg
300 Jay Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
eighteenth_century
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
interdisciplinary
journals_and_collections_of_essays
modernist studies
poetry
popular_culture
postcolonial
religion
renaissance
rhetoric_and_composition
romantic
theory
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian