Twelfth National Black Writers Conference


“Black Writers Reconstructing the Master Narrative”
Thursday, March 27–Sunday, March 30, 2014
Medgar Evers College, the City University of New York

CFP Deadline: Submit a one-to-two page proposal (with literature references) by January 21, 2014 to


Faculty, independent researchers, scholars, and students are invited to submit proposals that examine the impact and representation of race, politics, culture, identity, and history in the historical and contemporary narratives present in the works of one of the following writers:

  • Maryse Condé
  • Walter Mosley
  • Quincy Troupe
  • Derek Walcott
  • John Oliver Killens

The Presentation of papers will be held during the conference on Thursday, March 27, 2014. Interested faculty, independent researchers, and students should forward a one-to-two page proposal with literature references by January 21, 2014 to:

Dr. Brenda M. Greene
The Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College, CUNY
1650 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225

Notification of acceptance will be sent to presenters by February 3, 2014.

Above adapted from CFP available at