Call for Submissions: Eco-Writing & Eco-Art for a special issue of The Global South

The Global South, the interdisciplinary journal of the English Department at the University of Mississippi, focuses on how world literatures and cultures respond to globalization, particularly issues of the environment, poverty, immigration, gender, race, hybridity, cultural formation and transformation, colonialism and postcolonialism, modernity and postmodernity, transatlantic encounters, homes, diasporas, and resistance and counter discourse, among others.

For a special issue of The Global South, coeditors Ann Fisher-Wirth and Laura-Gray Street, with regional editors Juan Carlos Galeano, Mildred Barya, Craig Santos Perez, and Esther Vincent Xueming, invite submissions of eco-writing and eco-art from the Southern United States, Latin and South America, Africa, Oceania, and Asia.

Submissions may include up to three poems or hybrid works totaling not more than five pages, one piece of flash fiction up to 1000 words, one piece of creative nonfiction, or three images (jpeg) of original art or photos. In the body of your email, please identify the specific country or region the submitted works are connected to, written from, or in conversation with. Translations are welcome, with the original.

Please send all submissions to

Deadline: October 30, 2021

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