African American Women Writers: An A-to-Z Guide

Zora Neale Hurston
Zora Neale Hurston

Contributors are sought to write unassigned entries for African American Women Writers:  An A-to-Z Guide, a reference work that will be published by Greenwood Press in 2006.

African American Women Writers:  An A to Z Guide, will consist of 173
entries.  Each entry consists of four parts and varies in length from
750-6000 words.  Each entry includes the following components:

*           Biographical narrative

*           Analysis

*           Critical Reception

*           Bibliography

Interested contributors should send an email conveying their interest to [email protected].  In the email indicate 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice of preferred entries and a mailing address.  Confirmation of assigned entries, a sample entry, guidelines and a description of the work will be mailed to contributors.

Contributors will receive a copy of the reference work as honorarium.

Entries are due February 1, 2006.

Post queries should be mailed to:
Yolanda W. Page, Ph.D,
University of Arkansas at Little Rock,
2801 S. University Ave, Little Rock AR
72204-1009.

Unassigned Authors and Entry Length

1.      Octavia V. Rogers Albert (750 wds)

2.      Maya Angelou (4500 wds)

3.      Gwendolyn Bennett (1500 wds)

4.      Joanne Braxton (750 wds)

5.      Martha Brown (750 wds)

6.      Jeanette Franklin Caines (750 wds)

7.      Alice Childress (3000 wds)

8.      Pearl Crayton (750 wds)

9.      Angela Davis (750 wds)

10.  Edwina S. Dixon (750 wds)

11.  Shirley Graham DuBois (750 wds)

12.  Sandra Hollin Flowers (750 wds)

13.  Patricia Joann Gibson (750 wds)

14.  Marita Golden (3000 wds)

15.  Lorraine Hansberry (4500 wds)

16.  Juanita Harrison (750 wds)

17.  Frenchy Hodges (750 wds)

18.  Pauline Hopkins (2250 wds)

19.  Zora Neale Hurston (5000 wds)

20.  Elaine Jackson (1500 wds)

21.  Mae Jackson (750 wds)

22.  Gayl Jones (1500 wds)

23.  Karen Jones (750)

24.  Jamaica Kincaid (3000 wds)

25.  Helen Elaine Lee (750 wds)

26.  Audre Lorde (5000 wds)

27.  Gwendolyn Earle Matthews (750 wds)

28.  Colleen McElroy (1500 wds)

29.  Terry McMillan (3000 wds)

30.  Jess Mowry (750 wds)

31.  Beatrice Murphy (750 wds)

32.  Brenda Marie Osbey (1000 wds)

33.  Suzan Lori Parks (3500 wds)

34.  Lillie Patterson (500 wds)

35.  Carlene Hatcher Polite (2250 wds)

36.  Mary Seacole (1500 wds)

37.  Fatima Shaik (750)

38.  Ntozake Shange (4000 wds)

39.  Ellease Southerland (1500 wds)

40.  Barbara Summers (750 wds)

41.  Katherine Davis Chapman Tillman (1500 wds)

42.  Paulette Childress White (750 wds)

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