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Unfeeling: Call for Creative Writing Submissions

Organization: University College London
Categories: Postcolonial, American, Hispanic & Latino, Comparative, Interdisciplinary, British, Popular Culture, Gender & Sexuality, Literary Theory, Women's Studies, World Literatures, African-American, Colonial, Revolution & Early National, Transcendentalists, 1865-1914, 20th & 21st Century, Medieval, Early Modern & Renaissance, Long 18th Century, Romantics, Victorian, 20th & 21st Century, Aesthetics, Anthropology/Sociology, Classical Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Food Studies, History, Philosophy, African & African Diasporas, Asian & Asian Diasporas, Australian Literature, Canadian Literature, Caribbean & Caribbean Diasporas, Indian Subcontinent, Eastern European, Mediterranean, Middle East, Native American, Scandinavian, Pacific Literature
Event Date: 2022-03-22 Abstract Due: 2022-02-22

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Unfeeling: Call for Creative Writing Submissions 

UCL's Moveable Type Journal invites submissions of your creative nonfiction, poetry, fiction and drama relating to the theme of unfeeling for its Autumn 2022 issue. 

We welcome submissions about: 

Climate change narratives 
The ruse of universal feelings
Sympathy, or a lack thereof
The medicalization of feeling 
Apathy and/or despair 
Unfeeling characters 
Spaces of unfeeling 
Perceiving and interacting with the world in the absence of feeling 
Alternative modes of being which do not revolve around feeling
Mechanical automation 

Creative submissions should be 2500 words at most. All submissions should use MHRA style referencing where necessary and include a bibliography (if necessary) and a short author bio. Please send completed submissions to editors.moveabletype@gmail.com. 

For further information please also see our academic call for papers available at https://www.ucl.ac.uk/moveable-type/.


Deadline: 22nd February. 



Sarah Edwards