Short Fiction Criticism, SCMLA 2020

deadline for submissions: 
March 23, 2020
full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 


Now accepting proposals for the Short Fiction Criticism panel at the South Central Modern Language Association conference in Houston, Texas, October 8-10, 2020.

Papers critically engaging short fiction in any language or time period will be considered. Approaches that engage the conference theme “Politics of Protest” are encouraged, as are papers that expand the definition of short fiction as a genre (to include, for example, graphic literature or digital media narratives).

Please submit abstracts to Sarah Peters at by March 23, 2020.