Prima Materia First Book Award for BIPOC Writers

submitted by

First Matter Press


Call For Submissions

Writers who are Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color are invited to submit to our open reading period fee free.

Eligible submissions to this category will also be considered for our inaugural Prima Materia First Book Award for a first-time publishing writer who is Black, Indigenous, or a Person of Color.

Recipients of this award receive an honorarium of $300, publication by First Matter Press in a paperback edition, and 20 author’s copies.

To submit and see full details, please visit Submittable.
Deadline to submit is April 15, 2024. 


Submission Period
February 15, 2024 - April 15, 2024


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