Our thanks to Peter Jordens for bringing this item to our attention.
CfP: Children’s and Young Adult Literature of the Caribbean and its Diaspora
An anthology from the University of Mississippi Press
Deadline: 1 June 2017
Call For Papers for Anthology on Children’s and Young Adult Literature of the Caribbean and its Diaspora – This anthology aims to cultivate and create a space for exploring the history and current state of children’s literature and culture in the Caribbean and its diaspora. The editors invite scholars, teachers, creative writers, online journalists, and activists to consider how literature and the creative arts written or produced for young audiences contribute to the identity of the Caribbean and function as an integral part of its history, culture, and educational system.
Please send abstracts of 500 words and a brief biography by June 1, 2017 to Betsy Nies (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Melissa Garcia Vega (email@example.com). If accepted, complete rough drafts of 5000 to 7000 words will be due by November 1, 2017.
Full details at http://www.unf.edu/coas/english/Call_for_Papers.aspx