Black Lawrence is currently open for no fee submissions for their open reading period in June.
“During our June and November open reading periods, we accept fee-free submissions in the following categories: novel, novella, short story collection (full-length and chapbook), poetry (full-length and chapbook), biography & cultural studies, translation (from the German and the French), and creative nonfiction.”
They also offer poetry chapbook consultations for $100 this month only to “nurture and support marginalized voices in publishing, this consultation asks for submissions by women of color and non-gender conforming people of color.” Bettina Judd, winner the Hudson Book Prize and published by Black Lawrence Press, will provide the consultations. Space is limited so submit ASAP!
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DEADLINE: June 30, 2015
SUBMISSION FEE: NONE
NOTES: "Black Lawrence Press is an independent publisher of contemporary poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Through our annual contests and open reading periods, we seek innovative, electrifying, and thoroughly intoxicating manuscripts that ensnare themselves in our hearts and minds and won't let go."
FORMS: novel, novella, short story collection (full-length and chapbook), poetry (full-length and chapbook), biography & cultural studies, translation (from the German and the French), and creative nonfiction