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Monday, February 06, 2006



CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:
‘Red’ a new anthology of contemporary Black British poetry


How do you interpret Red?
Red, anyway that you see it, feel, it smell it, taste it – this is Red, anyway you love it hate it or covet it. What does Red mean to you? Toss it around, turn it around, pull it apart - we want your Red poem. What can you deliver?


The Red Letter Day for your final submission is 01 April 2006.



Red will be published by Peepal Tree Press in 2006/2007, under their new ‘Inscribe’, imprint, which will focus on publishing new work by writers of African and Asian descent in the North and anthologies of groundbreaking new work from Black writers nationally.



HOW TO SUBMIT TO RED
*Up to 3 poems
*Any length
*Any style


Please send submissions as an attachment to dawesk@gwm.sc.edu

And c.c. your submission to kadija@peepaltreepress.com

If you cannot send your work by email, please send hard copies to:
Kadija Sesay,
Series Editor,
Inscribe/Peepal Tree Press, 17 King’s Ave, Leeds, LS6 1QS

WHO CAN SUBMIT TO RED?
In this context we take ‘Black’ to mean anyone who considers themselves of Black African or Asian descent including mixed race with at least one parent of Black African or Asian descent.

NOTE ON THE EDITOR:
Kwame Dawes was born in Ghana, grew up in Jamaica and studied in Canada. He is currently Professor of English at the University of South Carolina and widely acknowledged as the foremost Caribbean poet of the post-Walcott generation. His poetry collections with Peepal Tree Press include, Progeny of Air, Prophets, Jacko Jacobus, Requiem, Shook Foil, New and Selected Poems. Plus other fiction and non fiction titles. In the late 1990s he created the Afro Poetry school in Britain with poets such as Bernardine Evaristo,Roger Robinson and Chris Abani who have since published their own collections.

Visit www.kwamedawes.com

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT
kadija@peepaltreepress.com

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