Contribute to ColorLife!

Contribute to ColorLife!

Submit an Article

ALP welcomes articles for future postings to ColorLife! While we do not have a budget to pay for content, we offer unique exposure to thousands of readers. Submission of an article does not guarantee publication.

Submission Guidelines

  • Writers should be LGBTSTGNCQ People of Color
  • Articles should reflect ALP's Mission and Guiding Principles of community wellness, progressive social and economic change, struggling across our differences
  • Articles should highlight issues from underrepresented and marginalized voices including issues affecting ALP's priority communities: youth, immigrant, and trans

How to Submit

All Articles MUST be submitted in Times New Roman 12pt. font and include the following information:

  • Name of author(s)
  • Address, phone number and email info for author(s)
  • If the article has been previously published please provide the contact information for the person to contact to obtain reprint rights
  • Artwork or Illustrations should be submitted as jpeg
  • If you refer to anyone else's quotes, written material, or research in your text please make sure you include citations.

You can mail your work to: The Audre Lorde Project, 85 So. Oxford Street Brooklyn, NY 11217, or you can email it as an attachment. If you email your article as an attachment, IT MUST BE IN A MICROSOFT WORD DOCUMENT. You can also paste the text into the body of an email. Email your article to ccarter [at] alp [dot] org.
Due to capacity, ALP will only contact you if your submission is selected. Articles may be edited for length. By submitting an article you agree to assign to The Audre Lorde Project copyrights to the material that you create and submit to ColorLife!.

Join The ColorLife! Volunteer Committee

Can you spare 5-10 hours a month? Would you like to be more involved with helping ColorLife! catalogue all the submissions it receives? Are you good at proofreading? Use your writing, drawing, photography, or computer skills to help us add material to ColorLife!.
For more information email ccarter [at] alp [dot] org or fill out a volunteer application.