Immigrant Writing Series: Finalists

The Black Lawrence Immigrant Writing Series editors have been hard at work reviewing submissions and have narrowed the candidates down to the following finalists. Our third Immigrant Writing Series selection will be chosen from the following titles:


Balikbayan Box by Francis Johann Verdote (Poetry)

Beside the Sickle Moon by Thaer Husien (Fiction)

The Translator’s Daughter by Grace Loh Prasad (Memoir)

Caulbearer: Poems by Luisa A. Igloria (Poetry)

Night Falls so Impatiently by Fang Xin (Poetry)

Other Girls by Chaya Bhuvaneswar (Fiction)


Please Note: If you submitted your manuscript to the Immigrant Writing Series after October 31, 2022 your work will be considered for the June Reading Period of 2023, the fourth cycle in the series.