Do not submit here! This project is believed to be defunct. (January 2018)
Black Girl Magic Lit Mag is a literary magazine created to address the lack of diverse, non-majority voices and characters in speculative fiction, especially Black women’s voices. Black Girl Magic Lit Mag believes that by showcasing stories featuring Black female voices and characters we can create a reflection of ourselves in the literature that we love, in a world where our images are constantly controlled, shaped, and distorted by those outside of our experiences. We recognize all diverse experiences, including (but not limited to) QUILTBAG, people of color, gender diversity, people with disabilities, and ethnic, cultural, and religious minorities. Our mission is to increase visibility for diverse authors, specifically women of color, and empower a wide variety of readers in the process.
Country of Publication
|Open to a broad Audience, including: Blacks/People with African origins, Hispanics/Latinos, Females, All sexual identities.
Publication Medium & Frequency
|Electronic Publication ||Electronic Publication||Published 4 x per year.
Fiction Believed Defunct
|General General||Subgenres: Magic Realism, Slipstream.|
|Fantasy Fantasy||Open to all/most Subgenres, including: Dark Fantasy, Magic Realism.|
|Horror Horror||Open to all/most Subgenres, including: Dark Fantasy, excluding Extreme Horror.|
|Science Fiction Science Fiction||Open to all/most Subgenres.|
- Open to all/most Styles, including: Dark, Literary, Mainstream, Surrealist.
- Open to all/most Topics, including: Sexuality/Gender (Women/Female issues, See guidelines), Society/Culture (Ethnicity/Race, See guidelines).
|Flash Fiction Flash Fiction||250 - 500 words.|
|Short Story Short Story||1,000 - 6,000 words.|
- We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
|Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) to Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) Pay ranges from Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) to Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word).|
| OK|| No|| No|| No||Text format submissions |
- Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our . glossary
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