The Invisible Bear is a poetry and visual art magazine partially funded by the poetry working group at Duke University. We are currently seeking quality poetry and/or visual art submissions for our next issue on or before our submission deadline, December 31st, 2016. We welcome the zany, the underrepresented, the hybrid, and the unconventional. We seek works that press genre definitions as well as fresh perspectives within familiar modes of expression. Please submit 3-5 representations of your work via e-mail to thebearinvisible [at] gmail [dot] com as an attachment and include one title of your work and the category of your piece (ex: "Title, Poetry") in the subject line of your message.
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES AND FORM
2016-2017 Tau Deadline: January 31, 2017
Submission dates: September 1–January 31
Submissions to The Tau can include poetry (up to 5 poems per author), short stories, and creative non-fiction (up to 3,000 words per entry). All submissions will be considered through a blind review process.
Please use the form found on the following website for submissions:
CFP: Ted Hughes & Place
A conference organised by the Ted Hughes Network at the University of Huddersfield, in partnership with the Ted Hughes Society
Thursday 15th and Friday 16th June 2017
Heritage Quay, University of Huddersfield
Locating James Hogg
James Hogg Society Biennial Conference
19-21 July, 2017
University of Stirling,
Call for Papers
Call for Papers, African Literature Association Conference at Yale University in June 14-17, 2017:
A Creative Writing Panel
This panel invites writers of poetry and fiction to submit a selection of their creative work. The creative work presented should engage with both the formal concerns of genre and the connections between identity and the diaspora. Poets and writers who have pieces that experiment with and merge creative and critical examinations of a) the politics of identity in the diaspora, b) popular arts and aesthetics, or c) any of the main topics of this year’s conference are encouraged to submit their work.
REUNION: The Dallas Review, a graduate journal of the School of Arts & Humanities at The University of Texas at Dallas, is now taking submissions for Volume 7, to be published in 2017. The editors of Reunion are looking for submissions in the following genres: Creative Non-Fiction, Drama, Fiction, Poetry, Translation and Visual Arts. The subject of your submission is limited only by your imagination. All submissions should be sent through Submittable at the following address: https://reunionthedallasreview.submittable.com/submit and should follow the guidelines outlined below. We look forward to reading and viewing your work.
How do we imagine Nicosia beyond barriers – either physical, social or mental? Can we imagine Nicosia beyond barriers? Can Nicosia – as a site that is at once shared, divided and contested – invite and inspire us to write it, to be creative because of and about it?
We invite contributions from writers of fiction and non-fiction, poets, playwrights and cross-genre writers writing in English for the forthcoming anthology Writing Nicosia… beyond barriers.
CFP for Robert Frost Society roundtable at the 28th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association (May 25-28, 2017; Boston, MA)
Early Modern Satire: Themes, Re-Evaluations and Practices (2 - 4 November, 2017)
Calls for Papers
Emily Dickinson International Society: ALA 2017
The Emily Dickinson International Society will sponsor two sessions at the 2017 American Literature Association Annual Conference. ALA conference will be held in Boston, May 25-28, 2017. Please send a 300-word abstract and a brief CV to Michelle Kohler (email@example.com) and Renee Bergland (firstname.lastname@example.org) by January 4, 2017.
Panel 1: Dickinson and Violence