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Submissions :: College English 3.15.08

Call for Submissions: Creative Writing in the Twenty-First Century

A special issue of NCTE’s College English, seeks essays, symposia, reviews, and other documents which interrogate and add new insight into the academic position, scholarly and artistic status, and disciplinary future of creative writing in the twenty-first century. Deadline: March 15, 2008.

Some possible topics: creative writing theory, pedagogy, or professional practice (including teacher training and graduate student job placement), the history of this field; its relation to other fields; the role of technology; critical studies of programs, especially those in development or transition; reviews of current creative writing textbooks, guides, or critical collections; archival records. We welcome work from new as well as established scholars, especially graduate students currently enrolled in creative writing programs.

Essays and other contributions should be no longer than 25 double-spaced manuscript pages. Please also review the general guidelines for College English before submitting your work. Email manuscripts and queries to the issue’s guest editors, Kelly Ritter from Southern Connecticut State University (ritterk1-at-southernct.edu) and Stephanie Vanderslice from the University of Central Arkansas (stephv-at-mail.uca.edu).

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