Call for Articles: “Revisiting Tennessee Williams’s ‘Weird Tales’”

deadline for submissions: 
September 30, 2024
full name / name of organization: 
Journal of the Short Story in English

Articles are invited for a special Issue of the Journal of the Short Story in English on Tennessee Williams’s Short Fiction, to be published in 2026.

More info: 

Suggested areas of research include, but are not limited to, the following topics in relation to Williams's short fiction:

  • Narrative voice and narrative strategies.

  • Repeated motifs, images, settings, characters, situations, etc.

  • Intertextuality.

  • The influence of other forms of arts (comics, cartoons, painting, cinema, music…).

  • Myths and mythological figures.

  • Animal figures and the non-human.

  • Landscape and nature (ecocritical perspectives)

  • Gender and racial representations.

Proposals of 400 to 500 words should be sent by 30 September 2024 along with a bibliography, and a short bio-bibliography to both and

Completed articles will be due by 30 June 2025.