<div dir="ltr">With apologies for cross-posting – please see details below and attached of the call for papers for the next volume of KM Studies, to be published in 2020, and which will celebrate the centenary of the publication of <i style="font-size:12pt">Bliss and Other Stories</i>.<br><div class="gmail_quote"><div style="word-wrap:break-word;line-break:after-white-space"><div style="text-align:left;margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt"><br></div><div style="text-align:left;margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt"><br></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:center"><b><span style="font-size:11.5pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR
VOLUME 12 OF<u></u><u></u></span></b></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:center"><b><span style="font-size:22.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Katherine Mansfield Studies<u></u><u></u></span></b></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:center"><b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif"> </span></b></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:center"><b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">THE PEER-REVIEWED
YEARBOOK OF THE KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY <u></u><u></u></span></b></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:center"><b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">PUBLISHED BY EDINBURGH
UNIVERSITY PRESS<u></u><u></u></span></b></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:center"><b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif"> </span></b></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:center"><b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">celebrating the centenary
of the publication of<u></u><u></u></span></b></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:center"><b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif"> </span></b></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:center"><b><span style="font-size:18.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Katherine Mansfield’s<u></u><u></u></span></b></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:center"><b><i><span style="font-size:18.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Bliss and Other Stories</span></i></b><b><span style="font-size:18.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif"> (1920)<u></u><u></u></span></b></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:center"><b><span style="font-size:20.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif"> </span></b></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:center"><b><span style="font-size:16.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Editors<u></u><u></u></span></b></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:center"><b><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Gerri Kimber, University
of Northampton, UK<u></u><u></u></span></b></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:center"><b><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif"> and Todd Martin, Huntington University, USA<u></u><u></u></span></b></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:center"><b><span style="font-size:16.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif"> </span></b></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:center"><b><span style="font-size:16.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Guest Editor<u></u><u></u></span></b></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:center"><b><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Enda Duffy <u></u><u></u></span></b></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:center"><b><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Arnhold Chair, English
Dept., University of California, Santa Barbara, USA<u></u><u></u></span></b></div><p class="m_3079005503092307974MsoNormalCxSpMiddle" style="margin-right:14.2pt"><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif"> </span></p><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">‘</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Do you believe that every place has
its hour of the day when it really does come alive? […] There does seem to be a
moment when you realize that, quite by accident, you happen to have come on to
the stage at exactly the moment you were expected. Everything is arranged for
you – waiting for you. Ah, master of the situation! You fill with important
breath. And at the same time you smile, secretly, slyly, because Life seems to
be opposed to granting you these entrances, seems indeed to be engaged in
snatching them from you and making them impossible, keeping you in
the wings….’  </span><span style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Katherine Mansfield, ‘Je ne
parle pas Français,’ <i>Bliss and Other
Stories </i>(1920)<u></u><u></u></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:justify"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif"> </span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt 32.2pt;text-align:center"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">*******<u></u><u></u></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt 32.2pt;text-align:center"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif"> </span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">For Katherine Mansfield Studies Vol. 12 (which will be
published in 2020), we invite essays that explore the formal, textual, cultural
and contextual aspects of one of the greatest – and most innovative – short-story
collections of global Anglophone modernism: Katherine Mansfield’s <i>Bliss and Other Stories</i>, first published
in 1920. This volume of new critical essays is imagined as a centenary
celebration, and a new reckoning with Mansfield’s originality and influence, after
a century.  <u></u><u></u></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif"> </span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:justify"><i><span style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Bliss and Other Stories</span></i><span style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif"> is a creative interface
in which the tropes that Balzac and Chekhov had set in texts about bourgeois
modern life were put through the sieve of a wholly new consciousness and welter
of styles: psychologised, from the viewpoint of a woman, late-bohemian,
gender-bending, energised. This essay collection will meet <i>Bliss</i> face-on, aiming to see Mansfield’s radical modernisms anew.<u></u><u></u></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">     Some possible (not exclusive) topics:<u></u><u></u></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt 50.2pt"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span><i><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Bliss</span></i><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">’s pivotal place in
(various) modernisms<u></u><u></u></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt 50.2pt"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Mansfield’s… futurism,
surrealism, fauvism (or other modernist-isms)<u></u><u></u></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt 50.2pt"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Mansfield and
the cultural politics of space<u></u><u></u></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt 50.2pt"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">The place of <i>Bliss</i> in Mansfield’s <i>oeuvre</i><u></u><u></u></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt 50.2pt"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Composition,
sources, genetic approaches <u></u><u></u></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt 50.2pt"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">New feminist modernisms
and the value of <i>Bliss</i><u></u><u></u></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt 50.2pt"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Gender, genre,
form, experiment – new approaches<u></u><u></u></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt 50.2pt"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">The modernist
short story retheorised<u></u><u></u></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt 50.2pt"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">The
ecocritical Mansfield of <i>Bliss<u></u><u></u></i></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt 50.2pt"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span><i><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Bliss</span></i><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">, TB, and the medical
modernisms<u></u><u></u></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt 50.2pt"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Recasting New
Zealand in the text<u></u><u></u></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt 50.2pt"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span><i><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Bliss’s </span></i><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">queer textualities<u></u><u></u></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt 50.2pt"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Mansfield’s
coterie modernism and the story collection<u></u><u></u></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt 50.2pt"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Comparisons to
other modernist short story collections, from <i>Dubliners</i> to …<u></u><u></u></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt 50.2pt"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Transnationalities
in <i>Bliss</i><u></u><u></u></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt 50.2pt"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span><i><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Bliss</span></i><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif"> and new materialities<u></u><u></u></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt 50.2pt"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Manuscripts
and archives<u></u><u></u></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt 50.2pt"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">      </span></span><i><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Bliss</span></i><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">ful: Mansfield’s humour<u></u><u></u></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif"> </span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:center"><span style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Please email submissions of 5000-6000 words, <b>including
endnotes</b>, formatted in Word and in MHRA style*, 12 pt, Times New Roman, double
line-spaced, with a 100-200 word abstract + 5 keywords &amp; 50-word biography,
to the editorial team at <span class="m_3079005503092307974MsoHyperlink"><a href="mailto:kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org" target="_blank">kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org</a></span><u></u><u></u></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif"> </span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:center"><b><span style="font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">PLEASE NOTE: ALL SUBMISSIONS WILL
AUTOMATICALLY BE ENTERED FOR OUR ANNUAL ESSAY PRIZE COMPETITION UNLESS AUTHORS
INDICATE OTHERWISE.<u></u><u></u></span></b></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:center"><span style="font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif"> </span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:center"><span style="font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif"><font size="4">*An
<b>MHRA Style Guide</b> is available on the
Katherine Mansfield Society website: <span class="m_3079005503092307974MsoHyperlink"><a href="http://www.katherinemansfieldsociety.org/yearbook-katherine-mansfield-studies/" target="_blank">http://www.katherinemansfieldsociety.org/yearbook-katherine-mansfield-studies/</a></span></font><u></u><u></u></span></div><p class="m_3079005503092307974MsoNormalCxSpMiddle" style="margin-right:14.2pt"><span style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif"> </span></p><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt;text-align:center"><b><span style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">Creative Writing</span></b><span style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif"><u></u><u></u></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif">We
welcome creative submissions – poetry, short stories, creative essays, on the
general theme of Katherine Mansfield. Please send submissions, accompanied by a
brief (50 words) biography, to <span class="m_3079005503092307974MsoHyperlink"><a href="mailto:kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org" target="_blank">kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org</a></span>. <u></u><u></u></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family:&quot;Garamond&quot;,serif"><br></span></div><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt"></div></div><div style="word-wrap:break-word;line-break:after-white-space"><div style="margin:0cm 14.2pt 0.0001pt"></div>

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