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Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
BLF Press is an independent Black feminist publishing house dedicated to amplifying the work of Black, Indigenous, and queer 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 Black, Indigenous, and queer women of color in the United States.
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Primary Editor/Contact Person
Stephanie Andrea Allen
essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry
Recent Awards Received
Finalist, Constellation Award 2021 Two Moons: Stories, 2019 Lambda Literary Award Finalist in Lesbian Fiction
Jewelle Gomez, Krystal A. Smith, Penny Mickelbury
We are open to various types of literary work. While we will consider all submissions that meet our guidelines, we are especially interested in work that centers women, including Black women (cis and trans), same gender loving women, non-binary folks, and folks who identify as LGBTQ+. Our preferred genres are literary fiction, speculative fiction, and short fiction.
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- 3 months
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