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Short Stories


midnight & indigo: Twenty-two Speculative Stories by Black Women Writers

Midnight & indigo celebrates Black women writers with this Speculative fiction special issue of their literary journal.

From basements to highways, small towns to new worlds, emerging and established storytellers share tales of fear and discovery, redemption, and resistance.

Contributors include:
Kylah Balthazar | Kalynn Bayron | Michele Tracy Berger | Tara Betts | Changu Chiimbwe | Addie Citchens | Jennifer Coley | Tracy Cross | Lyndsey Ellis | Nicole Givens Kurtz | Taliyah Jarrett | Silk Jazmyne | Michelle Renee Lane | Candice Lola | Joy Monaè | Cheree’ Noel |
Endria Richardson | Ravynn K. Stringfield | Malissa White | Kanyla Wilson | Jade T. Woodridge | Nicole Young

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Features include

The Techwork Horse – a short story by M. H. Ayinde

Baby Brother – a short story by Kalynn Bayron

Delete Your First Memory For Free – a short story by Kel Coleman

Demon Day – a short story by Jade Stewart


Rainbows & Necklaces – a poem by Martins Deep

A Poem in Which Sango Hangs Lightning & Lullabies


His Children – a poem by Ernest O. Ògúnyẹmí

Erstwhile Ramelon – a poem by K. Ceres Wright



This issue will be available for individual purchase and accessible to subscribers January 1, 2020.

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