Thanks to our partners

Thanks to our lead partner, TAYO Literary Magazine


TAYO cultivates emerging poetry and prose, publishing writing that knifes, lifts, and strikes at the emotive truth of all things lost and adrift. TAYO accepts work without regard to ethnicity or nationality* (all are welcomed to submit), and they look for pieces that slice into the phantasmagoria of the oppressed, marginalized, post-colonized, and diasporic life. TAYO is an annual print, quarterly online and multimedia platform for storytelling. They produce an annual publication, TAYO Literary Magazine, as well as a quarterly online Special Issue Series. They strive to build kapwa (shared humanity) through readings, community projects, and cultural events. Tayo na!


Thanks to our media partners!


Asian American Writers' Workshop

Established in 1991, AAWW is a national not-for-profit arts organization devoted to the creating, publishing, developing, and disseminating of creative writing by Asian Americans–in other words, they are the preeminent organization dedicated to the belief that Asian American stories deserve to be told.


BUST Magazine

Founded in 1993, BUST is a groundbreaking, original women's lifestyle magazine and website. With an attitude that is fierce, funny, and proud to be feminist, BUST addresses a refreshing variety of interests, including celebrity interviews, music, entertainment, fashion, food, crafting, sex, and news.


Jack Jones Literary Arts

Founded in March 2015, Jack Jones Literary Arts' mission is to provide publicity services and support for writers who are unafraid. Jack Jones works diligently to announce book projects to audiences who seek literary art that is unorthodox, underappreciated, and unparalleled.

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Lambda Literary 

Lambda Literary believes lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer literature is fundamental to the preservation of our culture and that LGBTQ lives are affirmed when our stories are written, published, and read.


Latinx in Publishing

Supporting and increasing the number of Latinx in publishing, promoting literature by, for, and about Latin American people. Latinx in Publishing is a nonprofit 501(c)3.



VIDA is a nonprofit feminist organization committed to creating transparency around the lack of gender parity in the literary landscape and to amplifying historically-marginalized voices, including people of color; writers with disabilities; and queer, trans and gender nonconforming individuals.


Well-Read Black Girl

Well-Read Black Girl is dedicated to the phenomenal Black women on our bookshelves—past, present, and the “beautyful” ones not yet born. 

Founded by Glory Edim, Well-Read Black Girl is a Brooklyn-based book club and digital platform that celebrates the uniqueness of Black literature & sisterhood. The book club has met with several award-winning authors including Margo Jefferson, Naomi Jackson, and Angela Flournoy. Well-Read Black Girl’s mission is to increase the visibility of Black women writers and initiate meaningful conversation with readers.


Interested in supporting the prize? Contact Lucia Brown lucia@feministpress.org for more details!