Established in 2018, the Graywolf Press African Fiction Prize awards an African writer an advance and publication by Graywolf. The prize aims to offer African writers a platform without them having to leave the continent.
The Matwaala collective was launched in 2015 to create visibility for South Asian poets. Today, Matwaala programs such as the Poets of Color festival foster solidarity between different identity groups through literature.
The inaugural cohort of Letras Boricuas Fellows showcases the vitality and diversity of Puerto Rican literature.
Created in response to social uprisings and the pandemic, Lampblack offers direct aid and community to Black writers and publishes an annual magazine that furthers Black literature.
Advice on becoming a writer ignores the impact of motherhood—and fails to acknowledge the privileges of canonical writers. The author describes learning “to see art-making as a professional possibility” as a brown mother-writer.