Honoring the Promise: The Quarterly in 2021

Submission Opportunities for 2021! In May and June of 2020, I sat in my house, watching as news reports of protests and unrest streamed in from all over the country. I felt the same way many Black folx at the time felt: helpless. Yes, we could go to the streets, risk...

Changed Behavior: SFWP and the Future of a Historically White Press

This is not a solidarity statement. During times of turbulence, especially for marginalized communities, corporations put out statements of solidarity because they know that they must appear to support equality even if the actions of those corporations do not. I’m...

SFWP is hiring! Join our team as our Social Media Manager

We’re looking for a social media manager to lead our social media strategy across Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook to help support our growing presence in the literary community! SFWP is a traditional publisher who, for the last 22 years, has gone against the...

The 2019 Literary Awards Program winners

What an extraordinary contest! This was one of SFWP’s most exciting years. We saw so many amazing entries, and are still reviewing dozens of them for the publishing wing. Contracts have already been offered to several contestants, including Elizabeth Gonzalez...

Book Review: The World Doesn’t Require You by Rion Amilcar Scott

The World Doesn’t Require You Author: Rion Amilcar Scott Liveright Publishing, of W.W. Norton & Company, 2019 ISBN: 978-1-63149-538-0 $27.95   Make Your Descendants Proud: Ancestral Worship, Language Ownership, and Whose Stories We Tell in Rion Amilcar...