Submit to MelaNation’s Third Issue!

Submissions period: September 25, 2017 – November 15, 2017

(deadline extension requests accepted)

Thank you for your interest in submitting a creative piece to

MelaNation’s third issue will be about our family histories and our shared connection to the fight for Black liberation. We’re seeking all kinds of creative submissions (paintings, comics, poetry, photography, stories, fiction and non-fiction, and more) from Black artists and writers in the DMV area that reflect this theme. Do you have family stories that have been passed down to you? How does your family inspire your fight for justice? This theme can be interpreted broadly!

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The deadline for submitting is November 15, 2017, and artists will be notified whether their submission was accepted for publication by November 18. Published artists will be compensated for their contribution.

If you’re interested in submitting, please fill out this online form with your submission and contact us if you have any questions! We’d love to hear from you.