Submit to Black Warrior Review’s 2021 Contests

The categories are fiction, poetry, essays, and flash fiction.
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For its contests, Black Warrior Review is accepting free submissions from Black and Indigenous writers until September 2, 2021. They want a packet of three poems or a short story or an essay of up to 7,000 words.

The 2021 Lambda Award for Gay Poetry winner Eduardo C. Corral is the guest judge for poetry. Author of Bestiary K-Ming Chang is the guest judge for fiction. The nonfiction guest judge is the poet and essayist Su Cho. The Nigerian writer J.K. Chukwu will guest-judge flash fiction.

The winner in each category receives $1,000 and publication in BWR 48.2, Spring 2022 issue. A runner-up will also be compensated, and all submissions will be considered for general publication.

BWR will receive only 600 free submissions, so hurry. Visit here.

Ernest Ogunyemi
Ernest O. Ògúnyẹmí was a staff writer at Open Country Mag. His works have recently appeared/are forthcoming in AGNI, Joyland, No Tokens, Olongo Africa, The Dark, Fiyah, Agbowó, Southern Humanities Review, Minnesota Review, McNeese Review, Down River Road, and West Trade Review. He is the curator of The Fire That Is Dreamed of: The Young African Poets Anthology.
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