Three poets discuss writing, survival, and community as Asian American adoptees.
Founded in 2017, the African Poetry Digital Portal serves as singular resource for studying contemporary African poetry. Now, with a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the project’s leaders aim to expand their offerings.
The longstanding journal of work by Black writers and artists, a manifestation of a collective vision to affirm and sustain Black people through literature, art, and scholarship, continues to evolve, expanding to a full publishing platform.
An editor recounts her motivation to start a literary magazine: to generate constructive and interactive conversations around poetry, art, and publishing—and to redefine the way journals are produced and shared with readers and writers.
To recruit talented BIPOC professionals into literary agenting and ensure social justice in the field, Literary Agents of Change offers a paid internship program as well as a mentorship program focusing on retention.
Felicia Rose Chavez, Viet Thanh Nguyen, and Matthew Salesses join Namrata Poddar to discuss decolonizing the writing workshop and the effects of gatekeeping on BIPOC writers.
The PERIPLUS collective aims to democratize writing and publishing by matching emerging BIPOC writers with established authors and publishing professionals for yearlong mentorships.