Welcome to Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers

Dingbat tiny The editors of Legacy are delighted to welcome Mary Chapman, Professor of English at the University of British Columbia, as our new Features Editor. Mary is the author of Making Noise, Making News: US Suffrage Print Culture in Modernism (Oxford 2014); the editor of the Broadview edition of Charles Brockden Brown’s novel Ormond; and a coeditor of Treacherous Texts: US Suffrage Literature, 1846-1946 (with Angela Mills, Rutgers 2011), and Sentimental Men: Masculinity and the Politics of Affect in American Culture (with Glenn Hendler, Rutgers 1999). We thank Desirée Henderson for five extraordinary years as Features Editor, and we look forward to reading her forthcoming How to Read a Diary: Critical Contexts and Interpretive Strategies for 21st-Century Readers!

Dingbat tiny Volume 35.1 is now available. Please check out the contents under the Current Issue tab and find the full issue on Project Muse.

Dingbat tinyLegacy is proud to welcome Cari Carpenter as our new Book Review Editor. Cari is an associate professor of English at West Virginia University and the author of Seeing Red: Anger, Sentimentality, and American Indians (Ohio State, 2008). We thank Jean Lutes for three wonderful years editing our Book Review section, and we are happy that she is sticking around as an editorial consultant!

Dingbat tinyLegacy is now inviting submissions for our guaranteed panel “Paratext and Authorship in American Women’s Writing” at the Society for the Study of American Women Writers Triennial Conference, held this November in Denver.  See CFP, above, for details.

Dingbat tinyIssue 34, No. 2, is now available. Legacy congratulates Susan Tomlinson on her first issue as Editor. 34.2 also features four essays, Legacy Profile and Reprint, and website and book reviews. View the table of contents under the Current Issue tab and find the full issue on Project Muse.

Dingbat tinyLegacy is happy to invite submissions to “American Women’s Writing and the Genealogies of Queer Thought,” a special issue guest-edited by Travis M. Foster and Timothy M. Griffiths. Check out the full CFP.

Dingbat tinyLegacy is delighted to welcome Katie Warczak as our new editorial assistant. We thank Summar Sparks for her two years with us and wish her all the best.

Dingbat tinyIssue 34, No. 1, is now available. This issue features a forum by the Lydia Maria Child Society, entitled “Envisioning America’s Future: Lydia Maria Child and Social Justice.” 34.1 also boasts a Features Forum on Susanna Rowson’s Sincerity, the eighth text selected for the groundbreaking Just Teach One project. Please check out the contents under the “Current Issue” tab and find the full issue on Project Muse.

Dingbat tiny Legacy is proud to welcome Susan Tomlinson as our new editor in chief.

Dingbat tiny Issue 33, number 2 is now available.  This special issue on Recovering Alice Dunbar-Nelson for the Twenty-First Century, guest-edited by Katherine Adams, Caroline Gebhard, and Sandra A. Zagarell, is an exciting new contribution to the field. Please check out the contents under the “Current Issue” tab and find the full issue on Project Muse.

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Dingbat tiny Would you like to order back issues of Legacy? Go to the University of Nebraska Press’s Legacy subscriptions page, click on the drop-down menu, select “single,” and then click “browse single issues.”

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