Here at Shades of Melanin we are always excited to intake new talent. If you are someone that has an interesting topic or relatable subject that will inspire, educate, uplift, inform, or entertain please fill out the form below and pitch it to us. We are always accepting poems, short stories, and articles.

  • Someone in our staff will review your pitch/subject, contact you, and give you the okay to submit your full body of work to a specified email.
  • Please keep in mind we reserve the right to deny your work. If we do we will contact you explaining our decision and may give further instructions.
  • Please try to keep pieces to a 2000 word maximum.
  • Your piece must be clean and polished upon final submission. However, if needed we will suggest certain edits for your benefit that we will run pass you to make sure your piece is of the highest quality.
  • ALL writing must be ORIGINAL
  • Most importantly have fun, and have passion.
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