Call for Submissions (Anthology) Girls and Women of Color


The National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc. is holding open submissions for personal stories, poems, essays and other short stories to be featured in an upcoming anthology, Our Voices Our Stories: Advancing, Celebrating, Embracing and Empowering Girls and Women of Color. Editors, Dr. Julie Jung and Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth.

This anthology is a fundraiser of the National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc., with all proceeds from the anthology going to the National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc.

We are interested in well-crafted submissions that focus on advancing, celebrating, embracing and empowering girls and women of color psychologically, emotionally, physically and socially. It is through these submissions that we hope to bring awareness, courage, empowerment, and greater solidarity for girls and women of color.

Submission Guidelines

  • No work may be more than 2500 words. Word Count: Essays and short stories, 500-2500 words and poems should not be more than 50 lines. Please watch your word count.  Submissions over the word count will be disqualified for this anthology.
  • The work must not have appeared in print or online anywhere before.
  • All submissions must be written in English, include a cover letter containing word count and writing credits.
  • Each author may submit up to three (3) unique works.
  • Works must be submitted electronically in Microsoft Word format, Times New Roman 12 point font and double spaced.

Author Bios

Submissions should include author biographies not to exceed five single spaced lines and may include links to personal websites.

Submission Timeline

May 15, 2017 through September 30, 2017 (midnight) with a targeted publication date of January 2018.

Submissions

Submit documents to: Anthology@ngwcc.org

On behalf of the National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc., thank you for your support and submissions.

Join the Editorial Review Board of the Journal of Colorism Studies


The Editorial Team of the Journal of Colorism Studies invites applications for Editorial Review Board members. Working with members of the Editorial Advisory Board, members of the Editorial Review Board will review journal submissions and ensure that the journal responds timely to submissions.

The Editorial Review Board will consist of members willing to commit to reviewing articles two times each year and are responsible for reviewing submissions for accuracy, clarity, and research rigor; identifying the strengths and weaknesses of submissions; providing detailed comments on reviewed submissions, and providing recommendations for accepting or rejecting manuscripts for publication.  Note: Members will perform functions virtually.

Composition of the Editorial Review Board includes a wide variety of members representing the community, including organizational leaders, change agents, and educators from all sectors including scholars consisting of early career through senior academics. Members should possess a master’s and/or doctorate in topics published by the journal and have equivalent experience in a relevant subject. We invite and encourage graduate students to submit applications.

The mission of JOCS is to bridge the gap between academia and communities of color by focusing on interdisciplinary issues/topics relative to colorism, diversity, girls and women of color, mixed race identity, identity issues, race, racism, and other societal ills affecting people of color psychologically, emotionally, physically and socially.

Please request Review Board information by sending an e-mail to reviewbd@jocsonline.org  or complete the form below.

Continued Success!

Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth

Editor-in-Chief

 

Publication Notice: Volume 2, Issue 1 of JOCS: Celebrating, Embracing and Empowering Girls and Women of Color


Journal of Colorism Studies

Volume 2, Issue 1 of the Journal of Colorism Studies (JOCS) has been published.  This is a thematic issue: Celebrating, Embracing and Empowering Girls and Women of Color.

Subscriptions to the journal are free. To access the journal visit Journal of Colorism Studies  (www.jocsonline.org). If you are not a subscriber, you will be required to create a user name and password and then register as a “Reader.”

Volume 2, Issue 2 will be published in December of 2016.

Enjoy!

Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth

Editor-in-Chief

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