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BLF Press
s.andrea.allen@blfpress.com
  • Type of organization
    press
  • Phone
    (706) 254-9582
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    BLF Press is an independent Black feminist press dedicated to amplifying the work of women of color. Our goal for this press is to create a space for forward thinking, creative women of exceptional talent. We embrace difference, and envision BLF Press as an outlet for the expression of various types of writing that exemplifies the experiences of women of color in the United States.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
    no
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Stephanie Andrea Allen
  • Contact title
    Publisher
  • Publishes
    essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry
  • Focus
    Our preferred genres are literary fiction, memoir, creative non-fiction, and short fiction.
  • Recent Awards Received
    Two Moons: Stories, 2019 Lambda Literary Award Finalist in Lesbian Fiction
  • Representative authors
    Krystal A. Smith, Penny Mickelbury
  • Submissions policy
    We are open to various types of literary work. While we welcome all submissions that meet our guidelines, we are especially interested in work that centers women, particularly women of color and same gender loving women. Our preferred genres are literary fiction, memoir, creative non-fiction, and short fiction. (See website for details)
  • Accepts unsolicited submissions?
    Yes
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
    yes
  • Reading period
    Year round
  • Reporting time
    0 - 3 months
  • Author Payments
    royalties
  • Number of paid staff
    2
  • Number of unpaid staff
    1
  • Wholesalers
    Ingram
  • CLMP Member?
    yes
  • How many writers did you publish in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    2
  • How many live events did you present in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    5
  • Number of Books Published per Year
    1-2
  • Titles in Print
    4
  • Average Print Run
    500
  • Format (%)
    100% Paperback
  • Average Price per Book
    15.95
  • Average Price per e-Book
    9.99

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