Vitabubooks News | 'Remembering Okot p Bitek' Anthology: Call for Submissions

The year's not quite a month old but it's never too early to plan ahead. 20th, July, 2012 marks thirty years since Okot p Bitek left us. In celebration of Okot's life and achievements, David Tumusiime and Brian Bwesigye are compiling an anthology to be published in July on the said theme of “Remembering Okot p Bitek”

Tumusiime and Bwesigye are inviting outstanding essays, reviews, scholarly articles, poems, short fiction and interviews directly and indirectly centering on Okot p Bitek's works and life.They are also looking at the impact of Okot p Bitek at a personal level, socially, in literature, academically, historically, politically, culturally and how he was influenced in those ways.

Word count: 500 - 3000 words (less for poetry where necessary)

Format: An attached Word doc/docx, times new roman, 12 point, double spaced.

Submissions: By email only to:
Deadline: April, 1st, 2012

Tentatively, the anthology will be published by Kushinda in eBook format and distributed through Amazon’s Kindle format.

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