Dearest readers & writers,
The Conium Review stands with #BlackLivesMatter.
But that statement alone is not enough. Here’s what we’re doing to show our support:
- Submissions for our next print edition have re-opened for Black writers. We want to read your stories.
- All others who want to submit to the print edition must upload proof of a donation to support racial justice. If you’re unsure where to donate, our guidelines include a list of options.
- Our next free call for book and chapbook submissions will be open exclusively to Black writers. I’m working on guidelines for this. Stay tuned.
- I also encourage Black writers to join our staff. We like innovative and weird fiction. If that’s your idea of a good time, please reach out. Just be aware, all positions are volunteer (whenever there’s money, it goes to Conium authors rather than editors).
This is also not enough. But it’s a start.
James R. Gapinski
Managing Editor, The Conium Review