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CALL-FOR-SUBMISSIONS :CrossRoads: A Southern Culture Annual,

CrossRoads: A Southern Culture Annual, Volume Five

CrossRoads: A Southern Culture Annual is a publication dedicated to the interdisciplinary study and artistic appreciation of the South (broadly defined) and Southern culture.

CrossRoads first appeared in 2004 and has been published thereafter as
an annual book by Mercer University Press. The first, second, and third volumes of CrossRoads: A Southern Culture Annual-all currently in print-feature compelling new work by a diverse range of scholars and artists. The scholarly essays in those volumes of CrossRoads explore such topics as Southern language, literature, art, music, and food, and elucidate Southern perspectives on religion, politics, race, ethnicity,gender, and regional identity. Those volumes also contain compelling creative work from leading and emerging writers and visual artists from
the South.

To order copies of the first, second, and/or third volumes of
CrossRoads: A Southern Culture Annual, please contact Mercer University
Press via phone (toll free) at 800-637-2378, ext. 2880, or 800-342-0841, ext. 2880 (in GA), or via email at: The table of contents for previous volumes of CrossRoads: A Southern Culture
Annual can be viewed via accessing the CrossRoads website: A fourth volume
of CrossRoads will be published by Mercer University Press in Fall 2007.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: CrossRoads: A Southern Culture Annual is
currently seeking previously unpublished submissions for its fifth
volume. These submissions can include-but are not limited to-analytical academic essays, oral histories, memoirs, profile essays, photo essays,creative writing, and artwork. The main criteria ensuring consideration are that all submitted materials should (to borrow Faulkner's famous phrase) "tell about the South" and that they should do so memorably.
To have your work considered for the fifth volume of CrossRoads: A Southern Culture Annual, you may send materials postmarked before May 31, 2007,
to: Ted Olson, Editor, CrossRoads: A Southern Culture Annual, ETSU, Box 70400, Johnson City, TN 37614.

Please include disposable copies of manuscripts. Submissions will not be returned. Should you have any questions, you may contact the editor:
423-439-4379 (tel)
423-439-7870 (fax) or


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