CFP: American Children's and YA Literature (4/30/04; encyclopedia)

full name / name of organization: 
Connie Ann Kirk

Call for Contributors:


The 3-volume, illustrated _Encyclopedia of American Children's & Young Adult
Literature_ is scheduled to be published by Greenwood Press. The editor and
advisory board seek writers for remaining unassigned entries.

Candidates must be willing to write entries totaling at least 2000 words.
Preference will be given to college professors, published writers, and
advanced graduate students, but others qualified to write about American
children's and young adult literature will also be considered. Deadline for
submissions is 4/30/04. The deadline is firm, so please do not respond to
this call unless you are confident that you can complete one entry of 2000
words or a group of entries totaling that number by that date.
Compensation for accepted entries will be the 3-volume set of the
encyclopedia, projected to be sold at approximately $300.00, to be sent to
contributors at publication.

If you are interested in writing for this important reference, please send a
short biographical sketch describing your background and interests in
American children's/young adult literature and your preferred email AND
postal address to:

Qualified candidates will receive a listing of available entries.
Prospective contributors will receive an assignment, contributors'
guidelines, and sample entries by email followed by a release form postal
mailed from the publisher to be signed and returned.


Prof. Connie Ann Kirk
Languages & Literature Dept.
Mansfield University
Mansfield, PA 16933
EACYAL project email:


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