Sunday, April 4, 2010

December 2010 edition of The Journal of Pan African Studies (JPAS)

The Journal of Pan African Studies is pleased to announce a special literary arts edition devoted to poetry edited by guest editor Marvin X, poet, playwright, essayist, activist, one of the founders of the Black Arts Movement ,called the USA's Rumi (Bob Holman) and the father of Muslim American literature (Dr. Mohja Kahf).

During the 60s Marvin was an associate editor of the Journal of Black Poetry, Black Dialogue and Black Theatre magazines. His work appeared also in Black Scholar, Black World and Muhammad Speaks.

All original, previously unpublished poetry will be accepted; however they must be relevant to the Black experience in the U.S., and throughout the world.

Book reviews of recent and new publications in the domain of poetry are welcomed and encouraged. For consideration, send final work in a MS word format as an attachment via e-mail to before September 30, 2010.

Poetry in languages other than English will be considered, however they must also be presented in English, and all submissions must include a name, a short biographical statement, and an e-mail address.

For more information on The Journal of Pan African Studies, visit:

Contact: Marvin X, Guest Editor

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