Publishing in Color

Spiritual Writers' Conferences for Under-Represented Groups
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Publishing in Color is a series of conferences for under-represented groups of spiritual authors such as African Americans, Asian Americans, Latino/a Americans, and Native Americans. The goals of these conferences are to:

  • Foster relationships between under-represented groups of prospective spiritual authors and representatives of spiritual book publishing companies and spiritual magazines
  • Provide networking and educational opportunities so that prospective authors can learn more about how to work with these publishers and magazines
  • Result in an increased number of books and articles published by under-represented groups

People of color have important stories to tell that shape the great American narrative. Heroic struggles for justice; incredible contributions to technology, science and the arts; remarkable resistance and resilience are hallmarks of these stories.

The first Publishing in Color conference will serve prospective African American authors and others of African descent. It will take place June 19-20, 2018 at the New Brunswick Theological Seminary (NBTS) in New Brunswick, New Jersey.  NBTS is focused on urban ministries and is well-positioned for this event. Also the beautiful new NBTS facilities are only a short walk from an Amtrak train station with convenient connections to New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, and the Newark airport (EWR).

Our plan is that this conference will be followed by similar conferences for other minority groups such as Asian Americans and Latino/a Americans. Our goal is to hold each of these conferences annually.

Publishing in Color has established a scholarship fund that will pay for selected individuals to attend a future Publishing in Color conference at no charge. The fund is currently accepting donations, and profits from the Publishing in Color conferences will be donated to this fund.

Publishing in Color is sponsored by Writing for Your Life.

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