New CFP – Twentieth-Century Women’s Utopian and Dystopian Fiction
DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: June 15th, 2012
DEADLINE FOR ESSAYS: September 15th, 2012
This is a call for papers in regards to a book collection for possible publication by Cambridge Scholars Press.
Suggested themes: how utopian and dystopian fictions create new worlds; issues of genre and the politics of genre; critiques of gender roles, traditions, and values
Possible authors: Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Octavia Butler, Monique Wittig, Marge Piercy, Keri Hulme, Doris Lessing, Margaret Atwood
Final essays are to be 20-30 pages long. Writers from around the world will be considered but texts considered must be available in English and the essay submitted must be written in English.
Please submit a CV and a 500-word abstract to Sharon Wilson at email@example.com.