The Harlot Family is excited to bring you Issue #6, specially themed on family rhetorics. Much to our delight, our call for this special issue on family rhetoric attracted a record number of submissions.
For some, the connection was deeply personal; for others, cultural representations of family and/or the role of various communities on family drew shrewd attention. Ultimately, the pieces in this issue were selected not only for their brilliant and creative insights about family rhetoric (how family members communicate with each other) and the rhetoric of family (how culture and society inform us about the meaning of family), but also because they represent an array of perspectives, experiences, and forms of expressing our connections and disconnections with family. They teach us what “runs in the family” means and how family is manufactured, lived, understood, and reproduced.
Join us in the fun and help us make Harlot’s family even larger by submitting your work for consideration in our upcoming general issue (Issue 7), to be published Oct. 15th, 2011. As you’ll discover in this issue, Harlot is not a print-biased publication. We accept and encourage multimedia submissions. After all, rhetoric in every day life exceeds the boundaries of print.
The deadline for submissions for Issue 7 is July 15th, 2011.