Call For Proposals– Critical Insights: The Hunger Games

f39063270Listen up, Serious Readers of The Hunger Games! Lana Whited, editor of two of the most important collections of critical work on the Hogwarts Saga is now soliciting contributions to a work about Katniss Everdeen’s dystopian adventures. You want to send her a proposal — and you only have until 15 March to get it done. Don’t delay! This is an excellent opportunity to work with a first class editor, be published in what promises to be a scholastic standard for some time, and you get paid for your contribution. 

Critical Insights: The Hunger Games
Edited by Lana A. Whited
Grey House/Salem Press, 2016


Critical Insights: The Hunger Games is a volume in a Grey House literature reference series.  The target audience is undergraduate and advanced high school students seeking deeper insight into the primary work(s) and literary study in general.  The essays will be divided into two sections:  Critical Contexts, consisting of essays relevant to the cultural and historical context of the primary work(s), and Critical Readings, consisting of essays offering various interpretations of the work(s).

f38706086Proposals of up to 250 words on all aspects of The Hunger Games phenomenon should be sent by email as a Microsoft Word attachment by March 15, 2015, accompanied by a résumé.  If the proposal is selected, the contributor will be asked to send a preliminary draft by May 15, 2015.  Revisions will be due about August 1.  The manuscript deadline is November 15, 2015, with publication expected in late spring 2016.  Each contributor receives a stipend of $250 and contracts directly with Grey House.

  • Lana A. Whited is editor of The Ivory Tower and Harry Potter: Perspectives on a Literary Phenomenon (Missouri, 2002) and co-editor, with M. Katherine Grimes, of Critical Insights: Harry Potter (Salem Press, 2015).  She is professor of English and director of the Boone Honors Program at Ferrum College in Virginia (USA). Write to her for more information and with your proposals!<>

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