This new release is our first venture with inspirational poetry. Author Natalie M. Kennedy’s collection is deeply rooted in years of life experience. Her heartfelt words express love, desire, pain, and forgiveness through prominent themes as family, spirituality, and illness.Read More
Inspired by the work of our Black lesbian literary foremothers, Jewelle Gomez, Audre Lorde, Becky Birtha, Ann Allen Shockley, and others, BLF Press and Resolute Publishing will produce a collection of Black lesbian short fiction that amplifies the diversity of Black lesbian experiences. We operate under the assumption that “lesbian” is not a dirty word, and seek submissions from Black women who identify as lesbian and write in the genre of fiction about lesbian experiences. We welcome submissions from writers in varying stages of their writing careers, from seasoned to novice. CFS Word Version Lez Talk: A Collection of Black Lesbian Short Fiction embraces the fullness of Black lesbian experiences— conveying how richly emotional, loving, passionate, adventurous, and talented we are. The editors seeks stories that: cross a range of fictional genres (e.g. romance, speculative, mystery, humor, horror, coming-of-age) merge the themes of Black and lesbian; affirm the interconnectedness of race+gender+sexual orientation; express how Black America/America experiences our race+gender+sexual orientation explore new subjects and aspects of our experiences showcase the uniqueness and beauty of Black lesbian love and lives affirm our gifts as writers and lesbian women. SUBMISSIONS: All submissions should be previously unpublished work. Short stories should range from 1500–5000 words. Two entries per person are welcome, although only one may be selected for publication. Submit Microsoft Word, Google Docs, or rich text files (.rtf) with one-inch margins and 12-point Times New Roman font. Each submission should be a single document attached to your email. Name the document as your first and last name [e.g. “Janesha Doe” or “Janesha_Doe”]. Do not send submissions in the body of the email. We also request a bio of 200 words. Email submissions...Read More
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Unleashed Voices by Natalie M. Kennedy features inspirational poetry written over a twenty-year period of spiritual evolution expressing themes as family, spirituality, and illness.