Call for Papers: ELOPE Vol. 17 (1), 2020


Call for Papers: ELOPE Vol. 17 (1), 2020

ELOPE: English Language Overseas Perspectives and Enquiries ( is a double-blind, peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes original research articles, studies and essays that address issues of English language, literature, teaching and translation.

The guest editors, Jason Blake and Michelle Gadpaille, warmly invite contributors to submit original research for a special issue of the journal in honour of Margaret Atwood’s 80th birthday.

Papers are solicited that focus on Atwood’s 21st-century work (excluding film and television adaptations).

Potential topics include but are not limited to the following:

  • Experiments in short prose and cross-generic forms
  • Eco-critical engagement in prose or fiction; Apocalyptic Atwood
  • Reception across cultures, languages and generations; global Atwood
  • Translation and stylistic studies of 21st century works
  • Poetic legacy
  • Interdisciplinary approaches
  • Humour

The language of contributions is English. Papers should be between 5,000 and 8,000 words in length, with an abstract of about 150 words. They should be submitted electronically, and should conform to the author guidelines available at Any inquiries can be sent to Andrej Stopar (

Submission deadline:   January 15, 2020