Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters (UPDATE Fiction Submissions needed by April 1st, 2013)
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.
- Fiction submissions should not exceed 35 pages
- Creative Non-fiction must be 10-20pages. Use MLA when appropriate
- All submissions must be double spaced
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
503 Namm Bldg
300 Jay Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201