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Call for Submissions: Women, Work, and the Web

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The editors of this anthology are seeking chapters of unpublished work from writers in the United States and Canada.

They are interested in communicating how women make money on the Web, further their careers, and on how the Internet has opened doors, leveled the playing field and provided new opportunities for women and are looking for practical, how-to-do-it, anecdotal and innovative writing.

Topics of interest include:

  • Women Founding Companies Existing Only on the Web
  • Women Working on the Web With Young Children or Physical Disabilities
  • Woman's Studies Resources and Curriculum Development Webmasters
  • Women as Founding Editors of Webzines and Blogs
  • Surveys/Interviews of Women on the Web


Chapters should be between 3,000 and 4,000 words and can be written by up to three co-authors. Contributors will received one complimentary copy per published chapter and a discount on additional orders.

To Submit:  Email two chapter topics--each described in two sentences--and a brief bio for each contributor by November 30, 2012 to smallwood (at) tm (dot) net. Please put INTERNET/Last Name on the subject line.


This anthology will be published by Scarecrow Press and will be edited by Carol Smallwood and Joan Gelfand. Carol co-edited Women on Poetry: Writing, Revising, Publishing and Teaching; Joan is blogs regularly for the Huffington Post, teaches writing, and is an award winning author.


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