Monday, October 01, 2007

Call for submissions:

Asiatic: IIUM Journal of English Language and Literature

Asiatic, an online refereed journal, published by the Department of English Language and Literature and the Research Management Centre, International Islamic University Malaysia , invites scholars and writers to submit articles and creative pieces for its forthcoming issues. The inaugural issue of the journal will be published electronically in December 2007, featuring critical and creative works by scholars and writers from India, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Fiji.

We welcome papers on all aspects of Asian Englishes and Asian literatures in English, including Asian diasporic literature and Asian literatures in translation. We are also interested in poetry, short fiction, non-fiction prose and plays in English by Asian writers/writers of Asian origin. Papers submitted for publication should be between 5,000 and 7,000 words and follow the Modern Language Association (MLA) style. Creative pieces should be between 1-3 pages for poetry and 6,000 words (maximum) for other genres.

Submissions to and enquiries about Asiatic can be addressed to or via regular mail to:

The Editor, Asiatic

Department of English Language and Literature

International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)

Jalan Gombak , 53100 Kuala Lumpur


Tel. 603 61965142/3