The Study: Issue #31 — Resources for Black Writers

Hi there,

There’s no main article this week given what’s been going on. The Study proudly supports Black Lives Matter and all the protestors across the country. This week, I’ve included tweets and links specifically looking to help Black writers break into the industry and keep Black-owned bookstores afloat.


“Social Justice Resources for the Book Business” | Publishers Weekly

Other Stuff

“Awesome Subscription Book Boxes for Beverage Lovers” | Book Riot

“How The Pandemic Is Affecting Book Publishing Industry” | NPR

“Three Agents Resign After Red Sofa Literary Owner's Tweet” | Publishers Weekly

“Top Ten Desk Accessories” | The Well-Appointed Desk


A section devoted to current submission opportunities without submission fees.

Vastarien: A Literary Journal — Nonfiction, literary horror fiction, poetry, art | Deadline: June 30

CHILLFILTR — short fiction, personal essays, poetry, memoirs | Deadling: Rolling

House Blackwood Weird Short Fiction Anthology: “Tales from OmniPark” | Deadline: June 30

Red Planet Magazine — Fiction, poetry, non-fiction, visual arts | Deadling: Rolling

Borrowed Solace: Fall 2020 Issue (Theme: Mysticism) — fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, art & photography | Deadline: July 31

About Place Journal — creative non-fiction, poetry, fiction, hybrid work, video and artwork | Open for Submissions: June 1 | Deadline: August 1

Northwest Review — Translation, poetry, fiction, non-fiction, essay, graphic narrative | Deadline: Unclear

Little Something Press — flash memoir and fiction, poetry, visual art | Deadline: June 15

Volney Road Review — poetry, short fiction, creative non-fiction | Deadline: August 1st

33 1/3 — Short books about music and COVID-19 | Deadline: July 1


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