BYLINES does not post opportunities that require a submission fee. Learn more.

Friday, June 5, 2020

midnight & indigo seeking work by Black women writers

web site

Deadline: June 28, 2020

midnight & indigo is a new literary platform dedicated to publishing short fiction and narrative essays by Black women writers.

Our digital platform, midnightandindigo.com features a diverse array of voices that connect readers to content featuring strong female lead characters or a Black female POV; across the spectrum of experience - a new story is featured every week.

We also publish 2-3 multi-author literary journals each year (print/ebook and/or audiobook) and 1 long-form anthology collection (2021).

Whether you’ve already been published or are just starting out, we want to hear from you!

As a Black woman-owned start-up, we're so excited that you chose us as a potential medium for your voice.

Calls for Journal Submissions for Short Stories and Personal Essays are held 4x per year.
The next deadline is June 28th for our Speculative fiction/Horror issue and August 2nd forstandard submissions.

Book Reviews focused on works by Black women authors are accepted year-round.
Special editions: Speculative/Horror (October 2020) and Anthology (2021)
We do NOT accept poetry or manuscripts. Please do not submit them, as they will not be reviewed.

To increase your chances of being published, please review our current content; to gain insight regarding the types of stories that resonate with our readers and Editorial team. Check out our online publication: HERE and our print issues: HERE.

NOTE: Due to volume, please allow 2-3 months to receive a decision from our team. Thanks for your consideration!

As a true start-up with an all-volunteer staff, thanks so much for your support as we get up-and-running!

Blog Archive