Category Archives: Black Women Writers

October 2, 2018

A lot going on this writing season.


October, 2017


October 16th: Stone Soup Poetry featured Margie Shaheed, author of the contest-winning collection Playground: poems  (Hidden Charm Press, 2015).


Deta Galloway, HCP Publisher Mignon Ariel King, Margie Shaheed, and Cambridge poet and activist Toni Bee. We are holding 4 of Margie Shaheed’s books.  

photo by dexter roberts

February 2017 Highlights

This essay on intersectional solidarity, written after the Women’s March, is by a Massachusetts Black Lives Matter activist and poet whom I greatly respect.

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Women Horror Writers in Salem, 2/28

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In honor of @womeninhorrormonth, we are hosting a reading event at The Witch House in Salem, MA on Feb. 28, 2017 at 7pm, in conjunction with @creativesalem! We are compiling a list of readers and further info will be available soon, but now you can mark your calendar! FunDead also happens to be an indie horror publisher created and operated by women! #scarystories #spookystories #ghoststories #gothicfiction #horror #horrorfiction #womeninhorror #shortstories #shorthorror #fundead #fundeadpublications #salem #salemma #creativesalem #thewitchhouse #witchhouse #corwinhouse #salemwitchhouse #salemwitches #writersofinstagram

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Black-authored Audiobooks


Why we need art more than ever post-presidential election 2016:

September, 2016

Welcome to the beginning of the poetry season in MA (and a wave to the returning students who keep the city from getting too quiet through May/June of the next calendar year)!

Here’s the Mass Poetry Calendar.  You’re welcome. 😎


HIGHLIGHT (And date correction)

Sunday, September 25, 2016, 1pm.


Plymouth’s Annual Poetry Showcase combined with a juried visual arts show.