Obsidian: Literature & Arts within the African Diaspora is the recipient of a grant awarded by the Amazon Literary Partnership Literary Journal Fund and the Group of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP). This fund will help Obsidian’s upcoming GenderQueer/GenreQueer Playground concern, visitor edited by creator and interdisciplinary artist Ronaldo V. Wilson, permitting a discussion board that amplifies the voices of trans, genderqueer, and non-binary recognized writers.
Obsidian’s undertaking is amongst 18 throughout America that had been chosen by CLMP on behalf of the Amazon Literary Undertaking. “Literary magazines are important to the publishing ecosystem, offering fertile floor for numerous voices to thrive,” stated CLMP Govt Director Mary Gannon. “At Amazon, we consider within the energy of the written phrase and the influence writers have on our tradition, society, and lives. We’re proud to help these very important organizations that champion writers and their
work,” stated Supervisor of the Amazon Literary Partnership Alexandra Woodworth. “The record of 2021 Amazon Literary Partnership grant recipients represents a variety of organizations working tirelessly to make sure that the literary neighborhood, and numerous and underrepresented voices, can thrive for generations to come back.”