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Callaloo (literary magazine)

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Callaloo, A Journal of African Diaspora Arts and Letters, is a quarterly literary magazine that was established in 1976[1] by Charles Rowell, who remains its editor-in-chief. It contains creative writing, visual art, and critical texts about literature and culture of the African diaspora, and is probably the longest continuously running African-American literary magazine.[2]

DisciplineAfrican-American literature
Edited byCharles Henry Rowell
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ISSN0161-2492 (print)
1080-6512 (web)
OCLC no.41669989

In addition to receiving grants of support from agencies such as the Lannan Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, the magazine has garnered a number of honors, including the best special issue of a journal from the Council of Editors of Learned Journals for "The Haitian Issues" in 1992 (volume 15.2 & 3: Haiti: the Literature and Culture Parts I & II); an honorable mention for the "Best Special Issue of a Journal" in 2001 from the Professional/Scholarly Publishing Division of the American Association (volume 24.1: The Confederate Flag Controversy: A Special Section); and recognition for the Winter 2002 issue from the Council of Editors of Learned Journals as one of the best special issues of that year (volume 25.1: Jazz Poetics).

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  1. ^ "Top 50 Literary Magazine". EWR. Retrieved August 17, 2015.
  2. ^ "Eminent African American Literary journal Celebrates 25th Year" Archived 2011-09-28 at the Wayback Machine. CLMP Newswire
  3. ^ "Callaloo". MIAR: Information Matrix for the Analysis of Journals. University of Barcelona. Retrieved 2018-08-95. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
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