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Torch Literary Arts Receives 2022 General Support Grant from the Resist Foundation

For 55 years, Resist has resourced and supported people's movements for justice and liberation. Resist redistributes resources back to frontline communities at the forefront of change while amplifying their stories of building a better world.

TORCH is grateful for this gift of general support to help fulfill our mission to create advancement opportunities for Black women writers. Funding will support our programs and operational expenses.

Torch Literary Arts is a 501(c)3 nonprofit established to publish and promote creative writing by Black women. We publish contemporary writing by experienced and emerging writers alike. TORCH has featured work by Colleen J. McElroy, Tayari Jones, Sharon Bridgforth, Crystal Wilkinson, Patricia Smith, Natasha Trethewey, Elizabeth Alexander, and others. Programs include the Wildfire Reading Series, writing workshops, and retreats.


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