The two-volume "Encyclopedia of Blacks in European Civilization," scheduled to be published by Greenwood Press in 2008, currently seeks contributors.
Candidates must be willing to write entries totaling at least 1,000 words. Preference will be given to college professors, published writers, and advanced graduate students, but others qualified to write on entries focusing on the depiction and contribution of black Africans in European history and literature will also be considered. Deadline for submissions will be four months after the date of assignment. Please do not respond to this call unless you are confident that you can complete your contribution(s)by that date. Compensation for accepted entries will $20 per 1,000 words. Those whose entries total 4,000 words or more may choose instead to receive the set of the encyclopedia, which will be sent to contributors at publication.
If you are interested in writing for this important reference work, please send a CV to:
Eric Martone: Blacks_in_Europe_Project@hotmail.com
Qualified candidates will receive a listing of available entries. Prospective contributors will receive an assignment, contributors' guidelines, and sample entries by e-mail followed by a release form mailed from the publisher to be signed and returned. Completed entries are subject to the normal editing process required for quality publications and are accepted for publication at the discretion of the editor, advisory board, and publisher.
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