Within this revelatory 22-piece anthology of prose and poetry across the horror, fantasy, and science fiction genres, editors Allen and Cherelle have gathered works by some of the best and boldest voices in African-American speculative writing... There’s something for everyone in this outstanding anthology.
— Publisher's Weekly (Starred Review)
As Black spec fic continues to expand, esp in the short story arena, I’m excited that BLF press is out there bringing these tales to the world.
— Black Nerd Problems
This collection is the embodiment of creating your own table. Not only are the characters within these stories black women, but each plot and theme speaks to the experience of black women, showcasing cultural similarities without being a monolith.
— Geekly INC


BLF Press is an independent Black feminist press dedicated to amplifying the work of women of color. Our goal for this press is to create a space for forward thinking, creative women of exceptional talent.  We embrace difference, and envision BLF Press as an outlet for the expression of various types of writing that exemplifies the experiences of women of color in the United States. 

“HELPED are those who create anything at all, for they shall relive the thrill of their own conception, and realize a partnership in the creation of the Universe that keeps them responsible and cheerful.”

— The Gospel According to Shug, Alice Walker