Black Memoirs Matter
The Black Memoirs Matter Anthology will highlight crucial creative nonfiction by writers of African descent.
Our goal is to chronicle the worldwide black experience through memoir.
At the same time, we are looking for universal truths that transcend race.
Open to all writers of the African Diaspora, regardless of country of origin or residence.
Your memoir submission can be anywhere from 500 – 4,000 words in length.
Simultaneous entries and previously published works are acceptable.
Your essay must be written in the first person, and may explore any aspect of your life experience; it may or may not specifically deal with justice or race.
Tell us your story!
If your query is chosen, we will need non-exclusive rights to what you submit and we will pay you $50 on acceptance. We will also send you a copy of the print version of the book when it is published.
The submission period opens on January 1, 2022.
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