Black Denim Lit, February, 2014
Black Denim Lit  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4) BDLit
Discipline Literary journal
Language English
Edited by Christopher T Garry
Publication details
Publisher Black Denim Lit (United States)
Publication history 2014-present
Frequency Online Monthly; Print Twice-Annually
ISSN 2333-9977

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 fictionshort storiesnovelettes, 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.[1]

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%.[2]




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:

May, 2014: Avatar as Self
April, 2014: Mortality [3]
March, 2014: Dark Fantasy [4]
February, 2014: Terraforming [5]

Notable contributors[edit]

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

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