CFP: Guest Editors for Special Issues: Women's Writing 8/1/2009 (initial proposals) 12/15/2009 (final publication)

full name / name of organization:

Women Writers scholarly zine seeks proposals for guest editor CFP's for our yearly Scholarly Special Issue on any aspect of Women's Writing. The special issue will be published in the January online, peer-reviewed journal Women Writers: A Zine, available at .

Send your proposal to kimwells[at]womenwriters[dot]net by August 1, 2009.
Proposal should include:
--Your sample CFP— a 200-500 word proposal
--Vitae for all proposed editors
--short general bio & digital photo for all proposed editors

Co-editorships, including teacher/student mentor relationships, are very welcome.

Be prepared to send your follow up CFP out by August 10 and start receiving your own proposals/essays, etc. We will provide you with a customized mailbox with email address if desired.

Prepare your deadlines to allow ample time for final essay submissions to be finished and sent to Women Writers by December 15, 2009 at the latest.

Past special issues have included
Voodoo & Women
Digital Eves: Transgression/Transcendence in Cyberspace
Feminist Mentoring and the Text
Topic selection will be wide-open; particularly helpful are editors with some HTML experience (but not required).

Essays should be submitted in MLA parenthetical style with Works Cited page, in MS Word (.doc or .rtf) or Word Perfect (.wpd) format. Graphics
or illustrations should be copyright free and/or copyright should be held by submitter.

Accepted submissions will be due in final edits by December 15, 2009 for mid-January publication. Copyright remains with original author. Dual submission acceptable.

The electronic journal is in its eleventh year of continuous bi-annual publication and has had over 3.5 million visitors. Poetry, creative fiction, creative non-fiction, themed book reviews, author interviews, and/or artwork will also be considered for publication.

Please see the website for past special issues, including themed fiction, poetry, book reviews, scholarly essays, creative non-fiction, as well as "regular" general issue submissions.

Kim Wells, General Editor
Natasha Whitton, Co-Editor, Book Reviews Editor
LouAnn Muhm, Poetry Editor
Linda Benninghoff, Asst. Poetry Editor