Black Girl Magik welcomes all self-identifying women of the African diaspora on a voyage of self-realization and self-love to contribute to “Our Stories.” Our editorial themes provide a means for us to spend time meditating on a topic, in order to focus on healing. We review submissions on a rolling basis in conjunction with our current or upcoming theme.
e.g. photo journal, visual poem, mixed media
Format: High resolution .jpeg(s)
Size: 1MB max per image
e.g. experiences within the African Diaspora, journal, current events, reviews
Format: Word.doc, .docx
Length: between 600 to 1000 words (with the exception of poetry)
e.g. music video, narrative and documentary-style piece, conceptual art video, short film
Format: YouTube link, Vimeo link, or alternative media host link (typically .mov or .mp4)
e.g. voice note, reflection, affirmation, free-written, song
Format: YouTube link, Vimeo link, or alternative media host link (typically .mp3)
pitch your idea
We accept pitches first:
Pitches should be 100 - 200 word descriptions on the who, what, why or how of your piece, with a working title. Once pitch is approved, you will be given 1 week to send your final draft to BGM editorial.