CFP: 21st Century American Novelists (various; collection)

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DLB 21st Century

Call for Papers
Dictionary of Literary Biography: 21st Century American Novelists

The editors are pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of a new
volume in the distinguished Dictionary of Literary Biography series. This
volume will focus upon 21st Century American Novelists. We seek
contributors to write bio-bibliographical articles with a critical focus for
this volume. Available essay topics are listed below, along with the
approximate length of each article.

To request consideration for an assignment, please email the editors at In this email, you should indicate the
author(s) about whom you are interested in writing. If you are requesting
more than one author, please place the names in your order of preference and
indicate the number of essays you wish to write. You will also need to send
a copy of your c.v. by email attachment in a PC-compatible format; please no
MAC files! Deadlines will be assigned upon selection, but essays will
generally be due in the late spring, 2001.

For further information, please contact:

Suzanne Disheroon Green, Ph.D.
Lisa Abney, Ph.D.
Northwestern State University
Dept. of Language and Communication
318 Kyser Hall
Natchitoches, LA 71497

3000 word essays
Adams, Alice
Agee, Jonis
Berg, Elizabeth
Bohjalian, Chris
Childress, Mark
Cunningham, Michael
Dickey, Eric Jerome
Escandon, Maria Amparo
Garcia, Christina
Gilbert, Elizabeth
Haruf, Kent
Hoffman, Alice
Humphries, Josephine
Jin, Ha
Landvik, Lorna
Mewshaw, Michael
Norris, Helen
Picoult, Jodi
Rice, Christopher
Shreve, Anita
Tyree, Omar
Wilcox, James

5,000 words
Ellis, Bret Easton
Frazier, Charles
Friedman, Kinky
Guterson, David
Letts, Billie
McCullough, Colleen
McDermott, Alice
Morris, Mary McGarry

10,000 words
Allende, Isabel
Burke, James Lee
Crichton, Michael
Koontz, Dean
Ludlum, Robert
McMillan, Terri
Phillips, Jayne Anne
Quindlan, Anna

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