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Call for Submissions: Short Fiction by Black Lesbians | Due July 31, 2017

Resolute Publishing and BLF Press want previously unpublished short stories fromBlack women who identify as lesbian for Lez Talk II: A Collection of Black Lesbian Short Fiction. Stories should be 2–5K words, with up to two submissions per writer. Deadline is July 31, 2017. Payment is $25 and a print copy of the anthology.

We seek stories that:

  • Cross a range of fictional genres (e.g., romance, speculative, mystery, humor, horror, coming-of-age).
  • Merge the themes of Black and lesbian; affirm the interconnectedness of race+gender+sexual orientation; express how Black America/America experiences our race+gender+sexual orientation.
  • Explore new subjects and aspects of our experiences.
  • Showcase the uniqueness and beauty of Black lesbian love/lives.
  • Push the boundaries of storytelling in a wonderfully written way.

Find complete submission details and formatting guidelines at Lambda Literary

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