Ends on

BLF Press is seeking full-length manuscripts (40,000-80,000 words) from Black women writers. Poetry collections should be at least 50 pages. We are especially interested in literary fiction and short story collections. We do not accept erotica, romance, the paranormal, or horror. 

Please send us your very best unpublished work (this includes blogs and websites). If your work is under serious consideration elsewhere, please wait until you've received a decision before submitting it to us. 

We accept Microsoft Word and RTF files only. Please use the following formatting guidelines:

·      Double-spaced Times New Roman or similar font

·      Five-space paragraph indents

·      One-inch margins

·      Name, title, genre, page number in the upper right hand corner of the header

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.