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Queer Black folx deserve support for their work.
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Black creatives are building Black futures.
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Mission

To create a generative and intentional space for Black and queer content creators to be paid to cultivate their writing and creative talents.

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Vision

A writing and publishing world where our stories are no longer marginalized.

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Writing and Reading Programs

Each summer and spring, we will host writing and reading groups and intensives. You can learn more about them via our newsletter and Patreon. Subscribers to the newsletter and Patreon page will get more details about how to join into to these workshops as they approach.

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Mutual Aid

We are supporting Black, queer, trans/nonbinary, womxn/femmes, and disabled folx for college applications, workshop fees, fellowships, and other writing support. Special priority for students who are first-gen and/or applying to HBCUs. We will cover application fees for as many students as we can.

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Speaker Series

Each spring, we will host speakers from the literary, creative, and entertainment worlds who identify as Black, queer, trans, disabled, femme, and otherwise marginalized.

You can learn more about these events by looking through our events calendar on this page and getting signed up for our newsletter.

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About The Founders

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(they/them) is a queer genderflux androgynous Black woman. They are an abolitionist, a lover of all Black people, and an Assistant Professor at Syracuse University in the Department of Political Science.

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(he/him/they) is a storyteller who offers narratives about individuals who are overlooked in mainstream literature. He is a mild-mannered, married father, die hard Star Trek fan, USC graduate, and Southern California native.

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