Tuesday, March 19, 2013
New Luso-American/Canadian Anthology
I am co-editing a new book with Luis Gonçalves of Princeton University called, Writers of the Portuguese Diaspora in the United States and Canada: An Anthology. Check out our full guidelines.
“Writers of the Portuguese Diaspora in the United States and Canada: An Anthology” will be published later this year. For the purpose of the book, we identify writers of Portuguese descent as those writers from Portugal living in the United States and Canada (regardless of the length of time spent in country) and descendants of Portuguese immigrants. The editors are seeking new and exciting literary work by authors of Portuguese descent in the United States and Canada that explore the Portuguese migrant experience in all its various manifestations. This book is designed to acquaint English-speaking readers with representative literary works of Portuguese-Americans and Portuguese-Canadians writing in English or Portuguese (the latter works will be accompanied by English translations). Readers will be introduced to aspects of Portuguese-American and Portuguese-Canadian literatures and cultures in order to heighten their critical awareness and sensitivity to cultural nuances of the Portuguese Diaspora in the United States and Canada, which are too often ignored.