|Black Denim Lit|
|Abbreviated title (ISO 4)||BDLit|
|Edited by||Christopher T Garry|
|Publisher||Black Denim Lit (United States)|
|Frequency||Online Monthly; Print Twice-Annually|
Black Denim Lit is an American, web-based literary magazine and print anthology dedicated to compositions having unique and lasting artistic merit from new and established writers. Content selected for inclusion favor the General non-genre literary category as well as Science Fiction and Fantasy, although any genre work may appear. It publishes flash fiction, short stories, novelettes, reviews, interviews, and items of interest to those interested in creative writing. There is a focus on the electronic publishing, making sure that all content is also available on almost all eBook storefronts worldwide, free where ever possible. Black Denim Lit was founded by Christopher T. Garry in Seattle, Washington. He is the managing editor.
VIDA Count - The magazine is not part of the VIDA count, but they track and report metric themselves. Their proportion of female to male writers in the acceptances sent through April 9, 2014 is 16%.
One key element to Black Denim Lit is that there are no prescribed themes during the submission phase. Instead, each issue develops its own theme through submissions. Recent issues and their resulting themes:
Since the first issue went live, Black Denim Lit has featured the work of several authors and artists from different countries. Contributors include:
- Christopher T. Garry - Founding and Managing Editor
- Kathleen R. Bunning - Editor
- S.G. Saark - Editor