BLF Press Newsletter - February-2018


We are counting down to the release of Krystal A. Smith's debut collection of speculative fiction, Two Moonson March 20th and we couldn't be more thrilled that it received a starred review from Booklist! Here's an excerpt: 

"In all, Smith writes with raw emotion in powerful, voice-driven prose. Reading Smith is like wandering between dreams; her stunning, fantastical worlds play by their own rules, challenging the imagination and encouraging deep feeling." 
You can read the full review at Booklist.

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BLF Press Newsletter - September 2017


BLF Press is pleased to announce the acquisition of a collection of short fiction by esteemed journalist, mystery writer, and playwright, Penny MickelburyGod’s Will and Other Lies is tentatively scheduled for release in early 2019. The official announcement is included below.

We are also excited that Library Journal reviewed Lez Talk this month. As some of you may already know, it is rare for indie presses to be reviewed by major reviewers and institutions, so we are humbled and honored that they took the time to review our title. 

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BLF Press Newsletter- May 2017


It's hard to believe that it's already mid-May, but it is, and that means that summer is almost upon us. BLF Press will be busy this summer, so we thought we'd share some of our upcoming events with you. I also want to share that our first title, Lez Talk: A Collection of Black Lesbian Short Fiction, was named a 2017 Goldie finalist! We are honored and humbled that our work is being recognized by the Golden Crown Literary Society.

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BLF Press Newsletter #12

I have lots of news this issue, but I am most excited to share with you the cover for Krystal A. Smith's debut collection of speculative fiction, Two Moons. The talented artist Mirlande Jean-Gilles created the original piece for us and we are thrilled. Let us know what you think.

The title will be available for pre-sale May 1, 2017, and has an anticipated release date of June 20, 2017

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BLF Press Newsletter #9


Spring has "sprung" here in the South and it's hard to believe that we're nearly halfway through 2016. Where did the time go?   

If you're in the area, please join us this Friday (May 20th) in Atlanta, GA at Charis Books and More for the next stop on the Lez Talk Book Tour. Claudia Moss, Lauren Cherelle, and Krystal A. Smith will be reading and signing copies of the anthology, so be sure to stop by to chat with some of your favorite Black lesbian authors. 

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