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

full name / name of organization: 
Kimmelman, Burt
contact email: 

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).

Payment for essays will be in presentational offprints. All essays will
carry the author's name, and a list of contributors will appear in the
back of the book.

The entire list of entries for the volume can be viewed at this website:; also at the website can be
found a set of guidelines for writing the essays as well as sample, model

If you are interested in writing for this book, then please send a message
to, using the subject header Essays for Book (or else
simply reply to this message). Please provide a bit of background about
yourself including a brief account of your publishing history if you have
one (do not send an attached cv or samples of writing).

Dr. Burt Kimmelman, Associate Professor of English
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, New Jersey 07102
973.596.3376 (p); 973.642.4689 (f)

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