The Journal of Florida Literature

Call For Papers

Since 1988, The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature has published material relevant to the life, works, and friends of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Yearling and many other widely respected and beloved works, including Cross Creek, Cross Creek Cookery, South Moon Under, and Golden Apples.

The editor of the JFL, Anna Lillios, would like to invite submissions of critical articles that focus not only on Rawlings but also on issues that fit within the broader contexts of Florida writing, regionalism, feminism, race, eco-criticism, literature of place, domesticity, and southern culture. Papers in these more general areas should in some way connect with Rawlings and/or contemporaries of Rawlings.

In addition, the Journal welcomes submissions of short fiction and poetry, especially those works, which reflect Rawlings's own deep affection for Florida and Florida life.

Please submit an electronic copy to the editor by the January 1st deadline.  All manuscripts should be no more than twenty-five double-spaced pages in length.

Manuscripts should follow MLA guidelines for documentation. All submitted articles and creative work will be peer reviewed.

Please send submissions and correspondence related other editorial issues and subscriptions to:

Dr. Anna Lillios
Department of English
University of Central Florida
P. O. Box 161346
Orlando, FL 32816-1346