To fulfill our mission to create advancement opportunities for Black women writers, Torch Literary Arts offers a variety of impactful programs online and in-person for emerging and experienced writers. Programs are provided at no or low cost to increase access to literary arts. Torch Literary Arts serves as a resource and destination for those who value inclusive creative communities and diverse voices in literature. We look forward to seeing you at future events!
Torch's annual, fully funded, week-long retreat for Black women writers with works in progress. Eight creative writing fellows are selected by application to attend the retreat in July in Austin, TX.