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Queer Girls in Class: Lesbian Teachers and Students Tell Their Classroom Stories

Posted on 22. Jun, 2010 by in Calls for Submissions, News

Deadline: AUGUST 15, 2010. Queer Girls in Class—an anthology–will collect personal narratives by lesbian teachers and students who speak about sexual identity and its effects on the teaching and learning process. The mission of this anthology is to provide, through personal stories, an analysis of how sexuality (specifically, how being a queer woman) can influence classroom dynamics in the high school and university setting.

I welcome first-person essays from women who write about the surprises, successes or challenges (personal and political) that queer women–whether out of the closet or not–have experienced in a high school or university setting. I am seeking diverse voices and welcome submissions from instructors and students who identity as lesbian or bi-sexual.

Queer Girls in Class: Lesbian Teachers and Students Tell Their Classroom Stories

Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing

Guidelines for Submissions:

  • Published unpublished personal essays
  • Word count: 1500 – 3500 words
  • Electronic submissions to: queergirlsanthology @ gmail.com
  • Story Format: Times New Roman, 12 pt, double-spaced; standard paragraphing
  • Submission decisions will be provided by e-mail September 2010.
  • Payment: One contributor copy
  • Please provide a brief (100 words or less) bio with your submission
  • Please send questions to: queergirlsanthology @ gmail.com

Antonio Gonzalez Cerna is the editor of LambdaLiterary.org and the former web producer for HN.com and MLV.com. His publishing background includes marketing and publicity positions with The Penguin Press, Riverhead, Berkley, NAL, DAW and Grand Central Publishing (formerly Warner Books). Email | Facebook | Twitter

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