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Bold Strokes Books is Seeking Work by Black, Indigenous, and POC Writers

Bold Strokes Books is Seeking Work by Black, Indigenous, and POC Writers

Author: Edit Team

July 15, 2020

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: In Our Words: Queer Stories from Black, Indigenous, and
People of Color Writers
Story selection by Anne Shade
Edited by Victoria Villaseñor
Publisher: Bold Strokes Books
Publication Date: Spring 2021

As an LGBTQ+ publisher, Bold Strokes Books strives to ensure that our list of publications represents the cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints of our world. We believe everyone should have access to write and read stories that reflect their lived experience.

If you are an author who identifies as Black, Indigenous, or a Person of Color, we welcome you to submit your LGBTQ+ fiction short stories to In Our Words: Queer Stories from Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Writers.

Deadline for Submission: August 1st, 2020
Guidelines for submission Stories of any genre, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color protagonists preferred
Unpublished stories preferred
Word count: 2,500 – 6,000 words

Electronic submissions only to: [email protected]
Email header: In Our Words_Author Name or Pseudonym_Title
MS Word document attachment (story)
E-mail body: story title, author legal name, pseudonym if any, address, phone number, e-mail address, word count, if story previously published: anthology title/publisher/Pub date, 50 word bio

Story Format: Arial; 12 pt, Double-spaced; standard paragraphing; no HTML

General Info: Submission receipt within 7 days; Submission decisions by November 2020

Multiple submissions (no more than 2) accepted

Payment: $100 and 2 contributor copies

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