Women Thinking in Public (MFS special issue)

deadline for submissions: 
December 1, 2023
full name / name of organization: 
MFS: Modern Fiction Studies
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For an upcoming special issue of MFS on "Women Thinking in Public," we seek essays that illuminate the way that fiction itself can serve as a mode of public intellectualism, as both depiction and enactment of women thinking, attending to the connections between gendered expression, the forms of thought, and the forms of fiction. For the full CFP, please visit:


We welcome queries ahead of submission: please direct them to Debra Rae Cohen (drc@sc.edu) and Catherine Keyser (catkeyser@sc.edu).