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...

“Ways of Grieving for You” by Jordyn Taylor

Issue 21 / Spring 2020   I remember my grandfather happy. I remember how he cheered as he drove us up the hill in his front yard in the small town of Hope, New Jersey. His John Deere Tractor going up, up, up, so we could sled down the snowy mountain only to go to...

“Fencing the Table” by Angela Wright

Issue 21 / Spring 2020   Every now and then during my childhood, my mother would put our family through the tumult of trying out a new church, but it never really took. A divorced mother of four little kids didn’t fit in, not in the South, not in the early...

“An Annotated Bibliography of Queer, Disabled Love” by Honor Ford

Issue 21 / Spring 2020   An Annotated Bibliography of Queer, Disabled Love Barry, Dave. Peter and the Starcatchers. Disney Editions/Hyperion Books for Children, 2006. Read November 2018 and read again June 2019. Peter and the Starcatchers, and the subsequent...