Digital Public Feeds or Is Twitter Literature a Thing? CFP Special Session MLA 2016

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Leisha Jones
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Is twitter fiction a new/emergent literary form, or is it a derivative shorthand narrative for a generation who won't/can't read long works? Looking for a paper to round out a panel on the role of Twitter in contemporary literature, and in particular an excavation of the publics producing/produced by it. Send a 250 word abstract and brief bio to by March 25, 2015.