October 16, 2017

Goose Journal Issue 16.2

The Goose: A Journal of Arts, Environment, and Culture in Canada is seeking submissions for issue 16.2, for publication in March 2018. We are making a general call for submissions and a themed call for poetry.

General Call for Submissions The Goose is the journal of ALECC (Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada / L’Association pour la littérature, l’environnement et la culture au Canada) and is published biannually at This open-access journal encourages the production and study of environmental literature and art, ...

Ecofiction and Ecorealities: Slow Violence and the Environment in Latin America and the Hispanic/Latino/a/Latinx World

We invite proposals for contributions to an edited volume on comparative ecocritical studies of Latin American writing, film and visual art, and performance that address the topic of ecological violence. How do writers, filmmakers, visual, performance artists, and practitioners of other forms of material culture conceptualize, visualize, and describe ecological vulnerability and insecurity? What are their strategies to convey those acts of violence against the environment that, as Rob Nixon explains in his definition of “slow violence”, are all too often invisible because ...

“T. S. Eliot and the Biological” special edition

Clemson University Press is pleased to invite essay submissions of approximately 7,000 words to volume 3 of The T. S. Eliot Studies Annual (2019 publication). We welcome work on our special topic, “Eliot and the Biological,” particularly essays that engage with ecocriticism, animal studies, and theorizations of the body.

Please send an abstract of no more than 300 words and a brief CV to Julia Daniel, guest editor, at, before January 30th, 2018. Accepted essays will due by August 1, 2018.

Veer Ecology

Veer Ecology: A Companion for Environmental Thinking

Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Lowell Duckert, Editors. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2017

Veer Ecology is a groundbreaking guide for the twenty-first century, with the editors asking thirty brilliant thinkers to each propose one verb that stresses the forceful potential of inquiry, weather, biomes, apprehensions, and desires to swerve and sheer. Each term is accompanied by a concise essay contextualizing its meaning in times of resource depletion, environmental degradation, and global climate change.

The words most commonly associated with ...