BLACK RENAISSANCE NOIRE.
We welcome your written contributions for publication in Black Renaissance Noire, whether they are academic articles, reviews, art, visual art, photography or 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. Manuscripts in English should be sent in double-spaced format, in a Microsoft Word-compatible electronic file to the main email address (firstname.lastname@example.org): manuscripts in African language, French or Spanish will be considered if accompanied by an English translation.
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.
Our readers are mostly resident in the United States, West Africa, Europe, and the Caribbean.
If your article has been published elsewhere, please let us know.
Creative Fiction: 3,500 words
Essays: 2,500 words
Short Essays: 700 words
Feature Essays: 5,000 words
Poetry: No restrictions
Copy file format
Please send your file in Microsoft Word. Email your copy to Black Renaissance Noire at email@example.com. If you wish to send us any photos for publication, these should be in TIF or JPEG file format, with a minimum image width of 3 inches at 300 dpi. Please include photo credits for all images submitted. Also, please include a short author/artist biography with your submission not to exceed 100 words.
We are unable to confirm your submission status or compensate the selected contributors.
We do, however, offer complimentary copies of the magazine to the published contributors: authors, photographers, artists, and poets. Please include your street address, email, and telephone number along with your submission in order to receive your complimentary copies.
Black Renaissance Noire
Institute of African American Affairs
New York University
Telephone: (212) 998-2133