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Issue 1: ‘Science and Literature’ Call for Abstracts
The Dovetail welcomes abstracts for creative compositions on the theme of ‘Science and Literature’ from postgraduates or recent graduates with an interest in creative writing.
Developments of this theme may refer to but are not limited to historical scientific developments, technology, science fiction, natural sciences, medicine, and the social sciences. Creative pieces may include poetry, prose, drama, experimental pieces, and hybrids of up to 5000 words. The maximum number of poems submitted per journal per author is limited to 8 poems of any length.
Abstracts for creative pieces should include a brief outline of the intentions of the piece and how it relates to the ‘Science and Literature’ theme as well as a brief critical commentary of developed themes, intended markets, integral imagery, and genre where applicable and should not exceed 250 words. All work submitted should follow MHRA style guidelines: http://www.mhra.org.uk/Publications/Books/StyleGuide/download.shtml.
All abstracts should be sent to email@example.com no later than Monday, 9th September 2013.
Details of author’s name, course of study / qualification, university affiliation, contact details and indications of the current status of compositions (e.g. work in progress or completed) should be included in the email body. Successful applicants will be contacted shortly after this date and a suitable deadline for submission of compositions in full will be agreed upon with the individuals in question. All submissions will then be subject to peer review by established academics of Bangor University Creative Studies department. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Us: The Dovetail is a peer-reviewed online postgraduate journal edited by English and Creative postgraduates from Bangor University, Wales. The journal aims to represent all periods and approaches to English-language literature, twinning critical and creative studies in thematic discussions. We aim to publish our first issue for Winter 2013.