We welcome your written contributions for publication in Black Renaissance Noire; we accept academic articles, reviews, art, photography, and poetry. Before submitting any copy for publication, please read the following guidelines. Note that we reserve the right to shorten, alter or omit any material.
Black Renaissance Noire publishes essays, poetry, fiction, photography, art, and reviews that address the full range of contemporary Black concerns. It invites Black genius to apply itself to the realities of the twenty-first century with uncompromised thought, generous and readable analysis, and commentary.
If your article has been published elsewhere or delivered as a speech, please let us know.
Creative Fiction: 3,500 words
Essays: 2,500 words
Short Essays: 700 words
Feature Essays: 5,000 words
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Please send your file in Microsoft Word. Email your copy to Black Renaissance Noire at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you wish to send us any photos for publication, these should be in JPEG file format, with a minimum image width of 1000 pixels. Also, please forward an author/artist biography with your submission (250 words).
Black Renaissance Noire
Institute of African American Affairs
New York University