CFP: C21 Literature: journal of 21st-century writings general issue CFP: C21 Literature: journal of 21st-century writings general issue
Posted by Andy Byers on 2018-05-16

C21 Literature aims to create a critical, discursive space for the promotion and exploration of 21st century writings in English. It addresses a range of narratives in contemporary culture, from the novel, poem and play to hypertext, digital gaming and contemporary creative writing. The journal features engaged theoretical pieces alongside new unpublished creative works and investigates the challenges that new media present to traditional categorizations of literary writing. For its forthcoming issue, the journal welcomes articles, book reviews, opinion pieces, case studies and conference reports. Articles addressing but not limited to the following themes are invited:


21st-century forms, genre and trends;

The role of literary prizes and festivals;

New authors;

Adaptations and innovations;

Digital writings;

Creative writings;

Book Clubs.

Full articles (not abstracts) of between 6000–7000 words should be submitted via the C21 website: http://c21.openlibhums.org/


Any queries should be directed to the Journal Editor, Dr Katy Shaw at katy.shaw@leedsbeckett.ac.uk


Deadline: 1st June 2017


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