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Calls for Submissions: South Asian Review

03 April 2010
Calls for Submissions: South Asian Review
"Pakistani Creating Writing in English: Tracing the Tradition"

South Asian Review, the refereed journal of the South Asian Literary Association, invites submissions for the 2010 Creative Writing Issue, Volume 31, Number 3. The issue will foreground original creative writing in English in all genres by well-established and emerging Pakistani writers, with a focus on contemporary living writers, including those of the Pakistani Diaspora. The overall goal of this issue is to trace the tradition of Pakistani creative writing in English that represents diversity through connectivity in terms of such themes and concerns as: authorship, language and identity, dis/location, formal innovation, ethnic/national (un)belonging, sexual politics, desire and sexuality, gender and religion, intergenerational conflicts, the country and the city, and globalization.

All submissions must be received by July 31, 2010. A completed manuscript prepared either in Microsoft Word in 12 point Helvetica or in Rich Text Format (RTF) and not exceeding 6,000 words should be transmitted electronically. Manuscripts should be personally edited and polished before submitting. The submission should be accompanied by: (1) a statement that the work has not appeared elsewhere in parts or as a whole (or if it has, permission to reprint must accompany the submission); (2) a biographical note of about 50 words; and (3) a complete mailing address. Manuscripts, in any form, will not be returned.

Please send inquiries and manuscripts to:

Dr. Fawzia Afzal-Khan and Dr. Waseem Anwar, Co-Guest Editors

Dr.Fawzia Afzal-Khan
Director, Women and Gender Studies
Room 121, Dickson Hall
Montclair State University
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043

Dr. Waseem Anwar
Dean, Faculty of Humanities
Professor and Chairperson, Department of English
Forman Christian College (A Chartered University)
Ferozepur Road, Lahore 54600, Pakistan

The 2010 Regular Issue of SAR

South Asian Review, the refereed journal of the South Asian Literary Association, invites submissions for the 2010 issue, Volume 31, Number 2 (October/November). SAR is a representative scholarly forum for the examination of South Asian languages and literatures in a broad cultural context. The journal invites healthy and constructive dialog on issues pertaining to South Asia, but the thrust of the dialog must be literature and the sister arts. The journal welcomes critical and analytical essays on any aspect or period of South Asian literature (ancient, precolonial, colonial, and postcolonial). SAR is open to all ideas, positions, and critical and theoretical approaches. Recognizing the linguistic and cultural diversity of the subcontinent, the journal particularly welcomes essays in intercultural, comparative, and interdisciplinary studies in the humanities. The journal is also interested in essays on music, painting, sculpture, architecture, and other related fields.

Critical articles of 15–25 pages, prepared in accordance with the MLA style and accompanied by an abstract of 8–10 lines and a biographical note, must be received by June 30, 2010. Articles can be sent by mail or transmitted electronically. All correspondence pertaining to the 2010 issue should be addressed to:

K. D. Verma
Editor, South Asian Review

Department of English

University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

Johnstown, PA 15904

Phone: 814-269-7143

Fax: 814-269-7196


Inquiries regarding book reviews should be addressed directly to:

Professor P. S. Chauhan

Department of English

Arcadia University

450 South Easton Road

Glenside, PA 19038-3295

Phone: 215-572-2106


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