A brief update on our guests from Callaloo Magazine. Ten writers met up with Charles (and Marcus) who explained what they were looking for. Callaloo is a USA based literary magazine. They want t make it an international one. They visited Manchester to build contacts and solicit creative work. Here's the info from them...
Callaloo is the premier U.S. American journal publishing literature, visual art, interviews, and literary and cultural criticism from the African Diaspora. We invite your poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction and visual art submissions to be considered for an upcoming special Black British issue.
You are invited to a reception to meet the editor of Callaloo, Dr. Charles Rowell, who is travelling to the UK, especially to meet *Black British writers and artists for inclusion in this issue. There will be a presentation on Callaloo and the type of submissions being sought as well as an opportunity to view and /or get a subscription to Callaloo. Manchester Date: Thursday 27 March
If you cannot attend, you are welcome to still send in your submissions directly to Callaloo.
Send your submissions to: Callaloo / The Black British Issue, Dept. of English, Blocker 249, Texas A&M University, TAMU #4212, College Station, TX 77843-4212.
See the website at http://callaloo.tamu.edu /guidelines for specific instructions regarding submissions.