Call for Work

Africanization and Americanization: Searching for Inter-racial, Interstitial, Inter-sectional, and Interstates meeting spaces, Africa Vs North America, Volume 1

These two continents were under the colonial hammer that changed them completely. They went through the worst recorded cases of slave trade, human trafficking, sexual abuses, racial abuses, genocides…. They have several races, tribes and groups in each, which they also share between each other, that has been the site of tensions. As we find our feat in the 21st century a lot of us have become colour blind, have grown beyond sections, even states and this anthology is invaluable as it would try to dissect where we came from (pre-colonial, colonial, postcolonial, post racial etc), where we are now, where we want to head toward, especially the meeting points between or among the racial lines, sectional lines, states lines in trying to find spaces we have built or want to built among ourselves (in each of the continents, or between the countries in these continents, or between these two continents) as we move into the future. We are looking for writing that delves or tackles these issues in any genre, any topic, any style….

Send us your best essays, literary fictions, non-fictions, plays, poetry, mixed genres etc, in English language(s) (or English translations). Send work in only one genre of your choice!

  • Poetry (3 poems per poet, preferably short poems but we are still open for long poems)
  • Prose, plays and mixed genres (1 piece per writer, of not more than 5000 words)
  • Work must be sent in only one attached document, also include your contact details in this document, i.e., Postal address, Tel no, Email address and a bio note of not more than 100 words.

Please sent your entries to Tendai R. Mwanaka at mwanaka13@gmail.com

Closing date for entries is 30 June 2017

No free contributors’ copies, no royalties but contributors will benefit immensely through publicity into both continents and worldwide.

Please adhere to submission guidelines!!

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