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GRANDE DAME LITERARY

Women Writers Vibrant Voices

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FEBRUARY
2023

NEW ISSUE

COMING 

FEBRARY 3, 2023

WOMEN WRITERS. VIBRANT VOICES. STAY IN THE LOOP

NEWS & NOTEWORTHY

Coming February 2023
BOOK PILE - PROMOTE YOUR BOOK

self-published or traditional
cover image and excerpt (must adhere to our genre guidelines)

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IT'S NOT ALL ABOUT US, WE SUPPORT OTHER LITERARY JOURNALS
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GENRES WE ACCEPT

SHORT STORIES STORY-STYLE MEMOIR POETRY
  • LITERARY CHICK-LIT

  • UPMARKET WOMEN'S CONTEMPORARY

  • COMEDY, DRAMEDY, ROM-COM

  • ROMANCE

  • DRAMA

  • MAGICAL REALISM

  • HUMOROUS

  • MYSTERY, SUSPENSE, THRILLER, MURDER
    light on gore/heavy on humor/shocking

  • FOOD, ANYTHING WITH FOOD

  • NO GRAPHIC DEPICTIONS OF ABUSE

  • NOTHING DIVISIVE OR DISCRIMINATORY

  • DIFFICULT SUBJECT MATTER HANDLED
    WITHIN PARAMETERS OF OTHER GUIDELINES
    (CONTACT US IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS)

ABOUT GDL

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Traditionally, a Grande Dame is an older woman who is well-respected in her community. At Grande Dame Literary, we believe there is a Grande Dame in every woman. Age is irrelevant.
Women's voices are important. Women's opinions and thoughts are equal to all
and second to none.
Lift your vibrant voice and write.
Be heard. Grande Dame Literary is listening.
Women supporting women who write.
Write. We are here for you.
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WHY, THANK YOU.

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JAMI HUNT-WILLIAMS

I've been called many things as a woman: loud, outspoken, too much. I'd like to be known as vibrant.

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STEPHANIE MILLER

I have never been so delighted to receive a rejection letter. Thank you to the editor that took the time to read my story, give it some thought, and send me feedback.

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JOANNA MARSH

Thank you very much for publishing my work. I feel honored.

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