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This category is to submit INDIVIDUAL POETRY, FICTION, NONFICTION, and HYBRID to consider for the Breathing While Black: Black Writers Respond to Police Violence one-time print anthology. This is NOT the place for full book manuscripts.


Read about the anthology and its guidelines here.


Do not put any identifying marks inside the file, in the title, or in the file name.
•No cover pages that contain contact information or acknowledgments within the file.
•You may submit as many pieces as you choose, in one single document.
•BLACK WRITERS ONLY.


We pay token for all the work we accept.

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.