James W. Long
literary studies, media studies, foodways, fiction
225.578.6433 / email@example.com
Fields: American literature, from the colonial period to the present; literature of the U.S. South; hemispheric American studies; print culture; literary genre studies (crime, science fiction, etc.); mass/popular culture, including film and television; southern foodways
Submissions: Proposals for literary studies, media studies, and foodways projects should include a cover letter, working title, table of contents, sample chapters, information about competitive titles, and a resume or curriculum vitae. Please also provide a rough total word count, including notes and bibliography, and information about proposed art, if any. Fiction proposals should include a cover letter, a one-page summary of the work, a brief sample from the work, and a current resume or curriculum vitae. LSU Press does not accept fiction publication inquiries via e-mail.
James Long holds a B.A. in English from the honors program at St. Mary’s University, as well as an M.A. and Ph.D. in English from Louisiana State University. His dissertation, “Revolutionary Republics: U.S. National Narratives and the Independence of Latin America, 1810–1846,” won the Josephine A. Roberts Alumni Association Distinguished Dissertation Award in Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences. He has published academic articles on Joseph Conrad, James Fenimore Cooper, and Herman Melville.