CfP: Writing El Norte: A Compendium of Latinx Writing from the Midwest

The forthcoming literary anthology Writing El Norte: A Compendium of Latinx Writing from the Midwest (working title) is seeking creative nonfiction submissions up to 3,500 words.

Writing El Norte will document the reality of lived experience in the Midwest in a timely collection of personal and/or memoir-driven essays by Latinx writers. It will be published in 2019 by the Minnesota Historical Society Press.

Themes include: arrival, acculturation, assimilation, homemaking, language loss, intergenerational trauma, identity, and/or racial politics.

Please note the Submission Requirements:

• Contributors must identify as Latinx and have lived experience in Minnesota, the Dakotas, Iowa, Illinois, or Wisconsin
• Manuscripts due via Submittable by November 15, 2017
• Personal essays and memoir up to 3,500 words
• Work must be previously unpublished

• Manuscripts must be double spaced, paginated, and formatted according to The Chicago Manual of Style

Editors
Vanessa Ramos and Brooke Dirtzu
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