Call for Poems/Prose Poems on Resistance and Displacement
2019 is the 30th anniversary of the fall of Berlin Wall and great changes in East and Central Europe, preceded by the Third Wave of Democracy in Asia, Africa and Latin America, followed by the collapse of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia, including the Velvet Revolution around the world from 1989 to 2018. But the 1989 Student Movement in China ended in tragedy. It is essential to look at the Poetry of Protest from China in the larger context of international poetry.
Mānoa Journal of International Poetry (published by University of Hawaii Press) is looking for strong and unique poems/prose poems in English or English translation on the theme of Tyranny (against any form of Tyranny) and the theme of Displacement (exile, self-exile, forced migration, refugee, etc.)
Please send your poems (previously unpublished in the USA) to Frank Stewart, editor of Mānoa, firstname.lastname@example.org
or Ming Di, guest editor of these two issues, email@example.com
by August 20, 2019
The two anthologies will be published in Dec 2019 and Spring 2020.