Members, sign up to read your work at our monthly meetings—poem, essay, or short story—3 minute/500 word limit. Three-reader limit per meeting, first come, first served. If slots are filled you can schedule for a future meeting. Contact email@example.com.
Black Lawrence Press seeks innovative, electrifying, and thoroughly intoxicating manuscripts that ensnare themselves in our hearts and minds and won’t let go. During our June and November Open Reading Periods, we accept submissions in the following categories: novel, novella, short story collection (full-length and chapbook), poetry (full-length and chapbook), biography & cultural studies, translation (from the German), and creative nonfiction. We are now also accepting proposals for anthologies.
Black Lawrence Press accepts submissions exclusively through our online submission manager, Submittable. We are not able to accept submissions via email or postal mail.
GCWA Contest Winners — 2022
Fiction/Children’s Stories (these categories were combined and judged together according to our guidelines, due to the low number of entries in each.
1st — Leah Miller — Terror in December (Children’s Stories)
2nd — Mary Charles — Counterculture ( Fiction)
3rd — Nancy Leake — Susie Spider Looks for a Friend (Children’s Stories)
Our April 7th broadcast today on NPR WGCU was a great success and in my opinion one of the best group poetry programs I’ve ever heard or participated in.
The poets and poetry were superb and the moderating by John Davis was masterful. I recommend you share the link below with your family and friends.
- Your essay will be published on our website in the Launchpad section
- We will publish your bio
- If you have other social media accounts, we will link your published story to them
- We will publish a picture of your smiling, serious or brooding face
- If you would like feedback on the piece you send to us, we will provide