Call for Papers

Eudora Welty Review  Special Topic: “Welty and Children”

Submission deadline: September 1, 2024
The Eudora Welty Review welcomes proposals for essays for its 2025 special topic issue, “Welty and Children.” Articles may address any aspect of representations of children, childhood, or childness in Welty’s fiction, nonfiction, and/or photography. Essays might consider the relationships of such representations to larger thematics, contexts, or legacies of Welty’s work, including in relation to the work of other artists and writers. Scholarly lenses in addition to literary/art criticism are welcomed. We encourage innovative interpretations and approaches to this topic!
Preliminary proposals or inquiries may be directed to the issue’s Guest Editors, Katherine Henninger, at and Keri Watson, at The deadline for article submissions (7,500-10,000 words) is September 1, 2024.
The Eudora Welty Review also invites essays (6,500-10,000 words) and notes of general interest (1,500-3,500 words) to Welty studies for the Spring 2025 issue.