Opportunities for Artists & Writers | December 2021

BOA Editions Blessing the Boats Selections: “Blessing the Boats Selections spotlights poetry collections by women of color. As the 2021-2023 Blessing the Boats Selections Editor-at-Large, Aracelis Girmay will read submissions and select the final manuscript for publication.” No Fee. Deadline: January 5. 

Damaged Goods Press: “a micro press specializing in books by queer and trans people.” Submissions open for chapbooks and full lengths of poetry, micro memoir, lyric essay, or hybrid non-fiction. No fee. 

Fahmidan Publishing & Co. Chapbook Submissions: “Fahmidan & Co. Publishing is a publisher for all POC & Women ardent in battle against subjugation.” Submissions pen for poetry and short fiction manuscripts up to 40 pages. No Fee. Deadline: January 5. 

Kweli Journal: “Launched in December 2009, Kweli is an online literary journal that celebrates community and cultural kinships. In this shared space, you will hear the lived experience of people of color” Submissions open for poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and multimedia. No fee.

Vagabond City Literary Journal

Founded in 2013, we are a literary journal dedicated to publishing outsider literature. We publish art, poetry, and creative nonfiction from marginalized creators.