Contributions sought for adoptee anthology

A message just received from Perlita Harris for the British Association of Adoption and Fostering.

We are editing an anthology of writing and poetry by adopted adults who were adopted in England, Scotland, Wales or Ireland including adoptees born in another country (e.g. Korea) and raised by their adoptive family in the UK. This collection will be published in late 2010 by the British Association of Adoption and Fostering. We welcome writing and poetry from Korean adopted adults. Might you be interested in contributing to this anthology and/or know any UK Korean adopted adults who might be? Please email for the full Call For Submissions: Perlita dot Harris2 at btinternet dot com

Or write to: Dr. Perlita Harris, c/o BAAF, Saffron House, 6-10 Kirby Street, London EC1N 8TS, England.

In search of belongingAbout the editors: Perlita Harris is a transracially adopted adult and the editor of In Search of Belonging: Reflections by transracially adopted people (2006 BAAF), The Colours in Me: Writing and poetry by adopted children and young people (2008 BAAF) and Something That Never Went Away: Reflections on adoption, being in care and searching for family members (2009 AAA-NORCAP). The book is being co-edited with Chris Atkins, a transnationally adopted adult who was born in Hong Kong, and a founder member of the Transnational and Transracial Adoption Group – see www.ttag.org.uk.

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