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CFP: Recent African Poetry (1/30/04; collection)

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Friday, September 19, 2003 - 9:37pm
Oyeniyi Okunoye

CALL FOR PAPERS

Recent African Poetry

Recent appraisals of African writing have not paid adequate attention to
poetry as a genre. This creates a space for an urgent critical
intervention. Essays intended for an international audience are therefore
solicited for inclusion in a collection of essays tentatively entitled
Reading Contemporary African Poetry .The book is to bring together
innovative but readable explorations of recent African poetry of English
expression.

CFP: 20th C. American Nature Poets (no deadline noted; collection)

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Sunday, September 14, 2003 - 9:58pm
Thompson, Roger

We are seeking contributors for a new volume of the Dictionary of Literary
Biography on Twentieth-century American Nature Poets. It is the second part
of a series of three (possibly four) volumes on American Nature Writers, the
first of which is now out. Many of our entries have already been assigned,
but the ones listed below still require writers. Most of the remaining
selections are short entries, and all contributors are paid for each entry,
the amount depending on the size of the piece. If you would be interested
in contributing one or more entries to the DLB, please email either J. Scott
Bryson at sbryson_at_msmc.la.edu <mailto:sbryson_at_msmc.la.edu> or Roger Thompson

CFP: Essays for Companion to 20th-Century American Poetry (no deadline noted; collection)

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Friday, August 29, 2003 - 3:17pm
Kimmelman, Burt

Contributors are needed to write short essays on these topics:

"John Cage" (500 words)
"Martin Espada" (500 words)
"Barbara Guest" (500 words)
"Langston Hughes" (1000-1500 words)
"James Weldon Johnson" (500 words)
"Yusef Komunyakaa" (500 words)
"Al Purdy" (500 words)
"Anne Waldman" (500 words)
"John Wheelwright" (500 words)
"Gunslinger" by Ed Dorn (1000 words).

The essays are for a volume entitled A Companion to Twentieth-Century
American Poetry (to be published by Facts on File, Inc., a publisher that
enjoys very wide distribution in libraries, colleges and high schools, as
well as bookstores).

UPDATE: Assessing James Purdy (11/1/03 &amp; 3/1/04; collection)

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Friday, August 29, 2003 - 3:10pm
Josephskerrett_at_aol.com

    The ASSESSING JAMES PURDY Conference will take place October 25, 2003 in
Bartlett Hall of the university of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. All Purdy
enthusiasts are cordially invited, as are all fans of the best late twentieth
century fiction. There will be no registration fee.
    Essays are also solicited for the volume of essays that will follow up
the conference. The editor seeks essays on all aspects of Purdy's work, but is
especially interested in essays on the later stories, the plays and the poetry.
Send proposals for essays to Prof. Joseph T. Skerrett, Jr., Department of
English, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003 or by email to: <
skerrett_at_english.umass.edu>.

CFP: Everette Maddox Festschrift (2/28/04; collection)

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Wednesday, July 30, 2003 - 10:26pm
Dr. Julie Kane

Personal essays, critical articles, and creative work about the late
poet Everette Maddox (1944-1989) are being sought for a book-length
collection of critical and creative responses to Maddox being edited by
Grace Bauer and Julie Kane. Send completed work or proposals via e-mail
to kanej_at_nsula.edu or via surface mail to:

Dr. Julie Kane
Language and Communication Department
Northwestern State University
318 Kyser Hall
Natchitoches, LA 71497

Proposals describing existing or planned works about Maddox are desired
as soon as possible, while completed works will by due by February 28,
2004.

CFP: Internationalism and African American Poetry (9/15/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 17, 2003 - 2:17pm
Lmramey_at_aol.com

I'm guest editing a special issue of a scholarly journal whose focus will
be internationalism and African American poetry during the period from the
early Sixties to the late Seventies. There will be a special feature in
this issue on the London-based Heritage series, which published chapbooks
(1962-1974) by Robert Hayden, Frank Horne, Arna Bontemps, Conrad Kent
Rivers, Russell Atkins, Lloyd Addison, Audre Lorde, Dudley Randall,
Ishmael Reed, James W. Thompson, Owen Dodson, Harold Carrington = Ray
Bremser, Clarence Major, Mukhtarr Mustapha, Ray Durem, Sebastian Clarke,
Eseoghene (Lindsay Barrett), Frank John, Waring Cuney, Dolores Kendrick,

CFP: Companion to 20th C. British Poetry (no deadline; book)

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Saturday, May 24, 2003 - 7:34pm
Jeff Soloway

CFP: Companion to 20th C. British Poetry (no deadline; book)

Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for high school and
college students, is seeking a scholar to write or edit a one-volume
encyclopedia of twentieth-century British poetry. The ideal author will have
a Ph.D., broad knowledge of the subject, and an ability to write clearly and
succinctly for students. If the book is done with contributors, the editor
should also have extensive experience, good contacts in the field, and
excellent managerial and editorial skills. If interested please send letter
and cv, preferably by e-mail, to

CFP: Caribbean/US or Caribbean/Canadian Poetry (3/20/03; collection)

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Tuesday, February 25, 2003 - 7:32pm
loretta collins

From

Loretta Collins
Associate Professor
English Department
Humanities Faculty
University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras

CALL FOR PAPERS

Seeking essays for a collection on the connections between Caribbean/US or
Caribbean/Canadian poetry, performance poetry, music, and sound.

Abstracts by March 20th, to:
Dr. Loretta Collins, Associate Profesor, English Department, Humanities
Faculty, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
lcollins_at_rrpac.upr.edu.clu

UPDATE: 20th C. American Poetry (Spring '03; collection)

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Sunday, February 16, 2003 - 9:59pm
Kimmelman, Burt

Essays for Encyclopedia

Contributors are needed to write short essays (ranging from 500 to 2000
words) on these topics:

David Antin (500 words)
Caribbean Poetic Influences (2000 words)
Pat Mora (500 words)
New York School (2000 words)
Vikram Seth (500 words).

The essays are for a volume entitled A Companion to Twentieth-Century
American Poetry (to be published in June 2004 by Facts on File, Inc., a
publisher that enjoys very wide distribution in libraries, colleges and high
schools, as well as bookstores).

CFP: Textualizing Orature and Orality (8/31/03; journal issue)

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Tuesday, December 3, 2002 - 7:36pm
Kevin Flynn

Essays on Canadian Writing invites submissions of manuscripts for a =
special issue on textualizing orature and orality--the transformation of =
spoken, chanted, or sung vocalizations into printed or virtual text--and =
the ethical, political, aesthetic, and pedagogical issues raised by such =
textualizations. Some topics that might be addressed include:

  a.. textualized orature: works composed and passed on orally until =
transcribed or otherwise mediated (e.g. the work of anthropologists such =
as Marius Barbeau and Wendy Wickwire or poets like Robert Bringhurst);

CFP: 20th C. American Poetry (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Friday, October 11, 2002 - 7:44pm
Kimmelman, Burt

Contributors are needed to write short essays (ranging from 500 to 2000
words) on these topics:

"April Inventory" by Snodgrass,
"April Bernard,"
"Black Arts Movement,"
"Deborah Digges,"
"Bob Holman,"
"John Logan,"
"Naomi Shihab Nye,"
"Jerome Rothenberg,"
"Armand Schwerner,"
"Hugh Seidman,"
"Vikram Seth,"
"Richard Tillinghast,"
"David Wagoner,"
"Jay Wright,"

The essays are for a volume entitled A Companion to Twentieth-Century
American Poetry (to be published in 1994 by Facts on File, Inc., a publisher
that enjoys very wide distribution in libraries, colleges and high schools,
as well as bookstores).

CFP: Thomas Traherne (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, October 5, 2002 - 2:59pm
BlevinsJake_at_aol.com

I would like to invite submissions to a collection of new essays on the
seventeenth-century writer, Thomas Traherne. 2003 will mark the 100 year
anniversary of Dobell's first edition of Traherne's poetry, so the timing is
right for such a collection. The general theme is "new approaches to
Traherne," and that can be interpreted broadly. All scholarly ranks are
encouraged to submit. Major university presses have already expressed
initial interest in the project. Begin by sending a detailed
prospectus/abstract and a brief C.V. to:

Jacob Blevins
Department of Languages
McNeese State University
Lake Charles LA 70609-2655

Questions can be emailed to blevinsjake_at_aol.com.

CFP: Women's Studies Quarterly: Women and Health, and Women and Literacy (no deadline noted; journal issues)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2002 - 10:58pm
Edvige Giunta

The Women’s Studies Quarterly is seeking poetry for two special issues, one
on Women and Health and one on Women and Literacy.

Poetry submissions should be sent to Edvige Giunta, Poetry Editor, Women's
Studies Quarterly, Department of English, New Jersey City University, Jersey
City, NJ 07305. egiunta_at_njcu.edu

Women’s Studies Quarterly
An Educational Project of the Feminist Press at the City University of New
York in Cooperation with Rochester Institute of Technology
General Editor, Diane S. Hope, Rochester Institute of Technology

CFP: Book Reviews of Contemporary Poetry in English (journal)

updated: 
Thursday, May 30, 2002 - 7:56pm
Kathryn Kirkpatrick

The editors of Cold Mountain Review are looking for reviewers of
contemporary poetry in English by practicing poets and scholars of
contemporary poetry. If you would like to join our reviewers list,
please send a cover letter and vita to

The Editors
Cold Mountain Review
Department of English
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28608

For queries about Cold Mountain Review and a sample issue, send an
e-mail message to coldmountain_at_appstate.edu

CFP: Essays for Companion to 20th C. American Poetry (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, February 16, 2002 - 4:34pm
Kimmelman, Burt

I am editing A Companion to Twentieth-Century American Poetry (for Facts on
File, Inc., a publisher that enjoys very wide distribution in libraries,
colleges and high schools, as well as bookstores). The project has been
ongoing for about a year, and the volume is scheduled to appear in 2004.
There are still a number of essays (including some major authors, poems and
topics) to be assigned.

The volume will be peer reviewed. Payment for essays will be in
presentational offprints and, too, for the large topic essays, a copy of the
book. All essays will carry the author's name, and a list of contributors
will appear in the back of the book.

CFP: Journal of the Thomas Lovell Beddoes Society (ongoing; journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2002 - 7:42pm
NULL

The Thomas Lovell Beddoes Society is accepting submissions for possible
publication in the Society journal. Submissions may include critical papers,
notes, creative writing, or any material of interest to readers of Beddoes.

Send hard copy submissions to:
Shelley Rees
Department of English
University of North Texas
P.O. Box 311307
Denton, TX 76203-1307

Send electronic submissions (as MS Word attachments, please) to:
ssg0001_at_unt.edu

Receipt of materials acknowledged electronically--please provide an e-mail
address.

CFP: Near East Review (journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 11, 2001 - 8:43pm
fountam_at_Bilkent.EDU.TR

NEAR EAST REVIEW -- A Journal of International Poetry & Literature

CFP: 20th C. American Poetry (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 13, 2001 - 11:47pm
Kimmelman, Burt

I am editing A Companion to Twentieth-Century American Poetry (for Facts on
File, Inc., a publisher that enjoys very wide distribution in libraries,
colleges and high schools, as well as bookstores). I am soliciting essayists
to contribute to the volume.

The volume will be peer reviewed. Payment for essays will be in
presentational offprints and, too, for the large essays, a copy of the book.
All essays will carry the author's name, and a list of contributors will
appear in the back of the book.

CFP: Asian American Poets (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Friday, July 14, 2000 - 8:49pm
Guiyou Huang

> >>Call for Contributions to _Asian American Poets_, ed. Guiyou Huang
> >
> >This is a call for qualified contributors to write for _Asian American
> >Poets: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook_ to be published by
> >Greenwood Press. I have compiled a list of 120 names of Asian American
> >poets from which interested contributors may choose from. For details,
> >please email me at hguiyou_at_hotmail.com or huang_at_kutztown.edu and I will

CFP: Poetry Lessons (no deadline; website)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 27, 1999 - 1:35am
Staff

CFP: Lessons in Poetry; Form and Substance
Date: 4/25/99
From: www.apoetborn.com
 Teachers Corner Section
Due: As Soon As Possible, but no deadline

A Poet Born (http://www.apoetborn.com), invites papers on any type
or area of poetry, that teach a particular lesson in the genre.

A Poet Born wishes to bring good poetry, as well as inspiration and
guidance in the genre, to a whole new arena that allows poetry to
be more accessible and less mysterious to the computer generation.

CFP: _Time-Sense_, a Gertrude Stein quarterly (E-journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 10, 1998 - 1:18am
Sonja Streuber

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                          ***_TIME-SENSE_***
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          an electronic quarterly on the art of Gertrude Stein

invites submissions, both critical and creative, in written, visual, and
aural media.

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