Call for submissions for new anthology

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: In Our Words: Queer Stories from Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Writers
Story selection by Anne Shade
Edited by Victoria Villaseñor
Publisher: Bold Strokes Books
Publication Date: Spring 2021
As an LGBTQ+ publisher, Bold Strokes Books strives to ensure that our list of publications represents the cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints of our world. We believe everyone should have access to write and read stories that reflect their lived experience.
If you are an author who identifies as Black, Indigenous, or a Person of Color, we welcome you to submit your LGBTQ+ fiction short stories to In Our Words: Queer Stories from Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Writers.
Deadline for Submissions: August 1, 2020
Guidelines for Submissions
Stories of any genre; Black, Indigenous, and People of Color protagonists preferred
Unpublished stories preferred
Word count: 2,500 – 6,000 words
Electronic submissions only to:
Email header: Escape to Pleasure_ Author Name or Pseudonym _Title
MS Word document attachment (story)
Email body: story title, author legal name, pseudonym if any, address, phone number, email address, word count, 50 word bio; if story previously published: anthology title/publisher/pub date
Story Format: Arial; 12 pt, double-spaced; standard paragraphing; no HTML
General Info:
Submission receipt within 7 days; submission decisions by November 2020
Multiple submissions (no more than 2) acceptedPayment: $100 and 2 contributor copies

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