#ShiftYourPerspective: The #Hashtag | It’s About Understanding The Power Of Value

The idea that I am taking with The Black Lion Journal is that of reframing and reinterpretation. #ShiftYourPerspective means not just switching points of view in hopes to create empathy; It’s about understanding the power of value.

Submissions: Now Accepting Creative Work For The Wire’s Dream

I believe that creativity will be the glue that binds us together and all of our beautiful differences. For this reason, I’m proud to say that The Wire’s Dream, released yesterday as the Journal’s first ever magazine publication, will uphold strong values for representation — it’s a direct extension of the Journal’s values and mission. | Now Accepting Creative Work For The Wire’s Dream

End-Of-Year Mashup | Thank Yous, List Of Inspiring Contributors & Submitters, Plus A Few Updates For You

We all have to make the best of our circumstances; and for me, that includes making the best out of the support that I’ve had from everyone this past year. Thank you for allowing me to feature so many amazing individuals. I look forward to showing you more amazing stuff and people this new year. Word of the day is appreciation. Appreciate what you’ve got and who you are!

Top 10 Posts Of 2016 For The Black Lion Journal (What A Year)

End of year highlights are to be expected — Especially this year, we ALL had much to say about 2016. The top posts from The Black Lion Journal presented to you, along with our 1st annual super-funky-snazzy awards for each.

A Note On The Election: We Are Not Alone.

This is real for all those who have been subjected to prejudice and hateful violence. This is real for those who can’t run from the color of their skin, for those who must walk these united states trapped in a shell of their body knowing that they are being judged just for their right to live.

Promises and Practices | A Positive Introduction To An Updated TBL Journal

It’s been officially 2 months since I have taken TBL Journal offline for “temporary” updates. To be quite honest, the updates for TBL Journal were scheduled to be routine and quick. This was before I decided to relaunch TBL Journal so that its mission and goal were updated to reflect the evolving nature of lit journals. It has done so to my satisfaction—and hopefully to yours as well.

2016 AWP Bound | #AWP16

by your enthusiastic TBL Journal Administrator SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. Sunny weather (most of the time), great people (when not stuck in traffic), amazing food (actually, nothing bad here). Los Angeles, California, home of my birth place, and, currently the home of the 2016 AWP Writer’s Conference–officially “Association of Writers and Writing Programs”. The AWP Conference has […]