Call for Submissions – «AvtobiografiЯ. Journal on Life Writing and the Representation of the Self in Russian Culture» (Deadline: 30 April 2017)

The international, peer-reviewed and open access journal «AvtobiografiЯ. Journal on Life Writing and the Representation of the Self in Russian Culture» is now accepting submissions for its sixth issue, which is due in 2017. The journal welcomes contributions on any topic related to Life Writing and Auto-Biography and related genres in Russian literature, history, art and culture. The editors are particularly keen to theoretical and interdisciplinary articles, and welcome contributions about other Slavonic cultures.

Proposals must be sent to the address: The deadline for submissions is the 30th April 2017. All necessary information, including style notes and submission guidelines, are on the journal’s website:  

«AvtobiografiЯ» is a journal devoted to the works that deal with the representation of the self in Russian culture. Its Advisory and Editorial Board are comprised of internationally renowned scholars in the field of Russian Studies. The journal has published four issues so far. 

The fifth 2016 issue will be published in a few days. It will contain a special section on the biography of a writer featuring articles by Violetta Gudkova, Valerii Tiupa, Ol’ga Bogdanova, Elena Pogorel’skaia and Nina Malygina. It will also have an article by Mikhail Velizhev, and two special contributions: one by Angela Brintlinger on her experience as a Russian biography scholar, and one by the novelist Elena Kostioukovitch on the auto-biographical elements in her novel Zwinger.