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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 sharon.wilson@unco.edu.