Nonwhite and Woman: 153 Micro Essays on Being in the World

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Woodhall Press

Call For Submissions

Nonwhite and Woman: 153 Micro Essays on Being in the World

Edited by Darien Hsu Gee and Carla Crujido

Woodhall Press is seeking well-crafted, true narratives from BIPOC writers who self-identify as women (cis/trans) for their upcoming anthology, Nonwhite and Woman: 153 Micro Essays on Being in the World.

Publication Date

April 8, 2022. Trade print and e-book, bookstore and e-tailer distribution through Independent Publishers Group (IPG).

About the Anthology

Nonwhite and Woman celebrates how women of color live and thrive in the world, and how they make their lives their own. The anthology’s title is from Lucille Clifton’s luminous poem, won’t you celebrate with me, which serves as the anthology’s epigraph. Read the full poem here.

What We’re Looking For

How has the color of your skin influenced your life? What did you do to claim yourself and your identity, or how was it challenged? Show us a single moment, a string of vignettes, or literary snapshots of your life. We’re looking for micro essays, micro memoirs or prose poems of 300 words or less; please be sure to title your work. You may submit up to 3 pieces. Previously published work accepted—please indicate when and where the work has appeared and confirm that you hold the rights to reprint the work in our anthology. Emerging and established authors welcome.

Submission Period
March 24, 2021 -April 30, 2021

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Darien Hsu Gee
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