UPDATE: An Encyclopedia of African American Literature (11/15/04; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
J David Macey
contact email: 

Deadline extended:

The editors of *An Encyclopedia of African American Literature,* under
contract with Greenwood Press, seek contributors to write entries on
the following authors and topics: Hilton Als, *The Amsterdam News,*
Samuel A. Beadle, Frank London Brown, Barbara Chase-Riboud, James D.
Corrothers, Creole, Nathaniel Dett, Education (in Literature), A. R.
Flowers, T. Thomas Fortune, E. Franklin Frazier, O. O. Gabugah, Jewelle
Gomez, Sutton E. Griggs, Carl Hancock, Humor, Edward Smythe Jones, Jake
Lamar, Lesbian Literature, Los Angeles (in Literature), Love (in
Literature), Victoria Earle Matthews, Middle Passage (in Literature),
Opal Moore, Robert Deane Pharr, Prose Poem, Prosody, Eugene Redmond,
Robert Reid Pharr, Revolutionary War (in Literature), San Francisco Bay
Area (in Literature), Sexuality/Sexual Identity (in Literature),
Signifying, Venture Smith, Spirituals, Quincy Thomas Troupe, Jr.,
Richard Wesley, and Shay Youngblood.

Entries will range in length from 350 to 2000 words, depending on the
topic, and will be due by November 15, 2004. Detailed information
about the *Encyclopedia* is available online at


If you would be interested in contributing to the *Encyclopedia* or
would like more information about this project, please contact David
Macey at the University of Central Oklahoma (dmacey_at_ucok.edu,
405-974-5641) or Hans Ostrom at the University of Puget Sound
(ostrom_at_ups.edu, 254-879-3434).

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