Magazines Looking for Submissions from African American Writers
African American Review is published quarterly in March, June, September, and December. This publication includes essays on African American literature, theatre, film, visual arts, and culture. Interviews, poetry, fiction, and book reviews are accepted.
African Voices Magazine is a quarterly literary magazine providing a chance for emerging artists of color to obtain experience and exposure.
ANANSI introduces original short fiction by talented writers of African descent.
Black Renaissance Noire publishes essays, poetry, fiction, photography, art, and reviews addressing contemporary Black concerns. Manuscripts are accepted in English, French or Spanish. Submissions should be double spaced in WordPerfect 5.1 or Microsoft Word 6.0 format. Send a self addressed stamped envelope with adequate postage if you want your manuscript returned. Send manuscripts to:
Black Renaissance/Renaissance Noire
Africana Studies Program
New York University
269 Mercer Street, Suite 601
New York, NY 10003
Callaloo is a journal devoted to creative work by and critical studies of the work of African-Americans and peoples of African descent throughout the African Diaspora. Send queries by snail mail or by email to [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com]. Submissions should be sent to:
Department of English Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-4227
Essence is a magazine with an editorial focus on today's career-minded, independent, urbane African American woman.
Gifted Voices is a nationally distributed, monthly publication that promotes the literary talents of emerging and established African American writers. If it's for, by and about African-Americans, it's of interest to their readers. Submissions can be sent via e-mail at [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com].
Harlem World publishes articles on culture, style, cuisine, music, literature, and of course articles on historic and present day Harlem.
Mosaic Magazine is a quarterly magazine that explores the literary arts by writers of African descent. Each issue offers a unique blend of essays, profiles, and reviews.
Souls is a quarterly interdisciplinary journal that only accepts unsolicited electronic submissions.
Timbooktu features stories, poetry and essays dedicated to giving greater exposure to up-and-coming writers and poets of topics that relate to the African American experience and culture.
Western Journal of Black Studies publishes scholarly articles focusing on issues related to the African Diaspora and the experiences of African Americans in the United States.