"'Biafran Babies' (Stories of War and Genocide)" (Update: Announcement ID: 146825)
Call for Papers Date:
"Biafran Babies" (Stories of War and Genocide)
We will publish a distinguished literary anthology, entitled "'Biafran Babies' (Stories of War and Genocide)," in 2006.
We are seeking memoirs, narratives, stories, and tales which represent first hand (direct), second hand (received/retold), or imaginary (fictional) accounts of childhood experiences of the Biafran War from the point of view of the Biafran child in any part of the world before, during, or after the shooting conflict.
Submission: ONE ENTRY, of not more than 5,000 words, is allowed per contributor. Contract papers will be sent for all accepted stories at the end of submissions.
Language: Submissions should be in the English language, or in any of the ethnic languages of the territories of Biafra, including Efik, Ibibio, Igbo, Ijaw, Kalabari, Ogoja, and Ogoni.
Bio-data: Contributors should send a biographical information (date/place of birth, education, work, etc.) of not more than 150 words with their contributions.
Entries must be submitted in Microsoft Word to firstname.lastname@example.org, or in hard copy, disk/drive, by snail-post to:
Editor, "Biafran Babies"
P. O. Box 395
Xenia, Ohio 54385
Obiwu is the author of "Rituals of the Sun" (poetry, 1992) and "Igbos of Northern Nigeria" (Diasporic studies, 1996).
Director, Writing Center
Central State University
Wilberforce, Ohio 45384
Phone: (937) 376-6215 Email: email@example.com
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