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call for submissions--crossroads: a southern culture annual

CALL-FOR-SUBMISSIONS: 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.

Culture Annual is currently seeking previously unpublished submissions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 June 30, 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

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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