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Society for Contemporary American Literature in German (SCALG)

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About SCALG

The Society for Contemporary American Literature in German (SCALG) is a non-profit organization incorporated in the State of Indiana (April, 25, 1993). Its purpose is the support of contemporary literature by German writers in North America through various means including:

  • Publication of the German-American literary journal TRANS-LIT2
  • Promotions of readings and discussions
  • Awarding the Lisa & Robert Kahn Prize for Poetry in German
  • Awarding the Geertje Potash-Suhr Prize for Prose in German
  • Organization of workshops for members
  • Announcement of recent publications by American writers writing in German

The Society and editors of TRANS-LIT2 also welcome submissions by German-writing, bi-or multicultural authors living anywhere on the globe.

TRANS-LIT2 is the journal of the Society for Contemporary American Literature in German (SCALG) and appears twice a year.

Albrecht Classen, president
Irmgard Hunt, treasurer
Peter Blickle, TransLit2 editor
Jolyon T. Hughes, webmaster and TransLit2 co-editor

Cover Art: Burga Endhardt

Book Review Editor: Albrecht Classen, University of Arizona, Dept. of German Studies, 301 Learning Services Bldg. 1512 E. First Street, Tucson AZ 85721. Send volumes of literary works for possible review to this address.

Electronic submissions (only) of poetry and short prose by January 15 and September 1 (Microsoft word, Times New Roman, Regular Font, 12 pt) to: peter.blickle@wmich.edu.

Regarding material other than poetry and short prose, please query first.

Last updated: 2/13/2020