CFP: Intima (Narrative Medicine)

Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine

FALL 2015

Submissions for the FALL 2015 edition of the Intima are currently open. The deadline to submit your work  is July 31, 2015 11:59 PM EST. You will receive a confirmation notice that your work has been received within 7 days.  Contributors will receive a notice of accept or regret by September 1, 2015.
The Intima publishes articles from a variety of perspectives exploring Narrative Medicine and its applications in healthcare and healing.  Narrative Medicine is interdisciplinary, and we encourage entries that engage any of the following:
  • medicine in literature and/or poetry
  • biomedical ethics
  • history of medicine and/or science
  • music
  • religious and/or spiritual perspectives on medicine
  • healthcare communication
  • medical or biological anthropology
  • sociology of medicine
  • cross-cultural approaches to medicine
  • medicine as represented in the visual arts and film
Submissions can include:
  • Fiction, Short Fiction
  • Non-Fiction: personal narratives or perspectives on medicine
  • Field Notes: perspectives on Narrative Medicine in clinical settings
  • Poetry
  • Scholarly essays or articles geared towards educating a general audience about Narrative Medicine
  • Studio Art, in any medium such as paintings, photographs, or prints
  • Visual or Audio Multimedia

Subject areas might include but are not limited to:

  • Personal narratives of illness from the patient and/or clinician
  • Narratives of public health, epidemics, or  the globalization of disease
  • Analyses of historical or contemporary representations of illness and
  • The body in literature, art, popular culture, and the media
  • Discourse on the role of narrative in the healthcare reform debate

For information, consult http://www.theintima.org/submission-guidelines/
Please feel free to contact editor@theintima.org with questions.