GRANDE DAME LITERARY

women writers vibrant voices.

Bring out the Bard.

White Hydrangeas

don't let the name fool you,
we support women writers of every age.
there's a grande dame waiting to be tapped in every woman.
tell us a story or tell us your story.
we are waiting. what are you waiting for?
hit submit.

Dry Leaf
Dry Leaf

WOMEN WRITERS. VIBRANT VOICES. STAY IN THE LOOP

Does your vibrant voice need a bit of honing?
Check out our Critique & Feedback options.

GRANDE DAME LITERARY POSTS

THE REVIEW
a mentored and guaranteed path to publication
LEARN MORE  

2/14

THE REVIEW

FEATURED WRITER

MENTORED WRITING. GUARANTEED PUBLICATION. LEARN MORE

PROMOTE YOUR BOOK
THE BOOK PILE IS COMING SOON!

To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key.

press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom

SHORT STORIES

MEMOIR

POETRY

THEMES

BENCHMARK POSTS

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
    just not too gory

  • FOOD, ANYTHING WITH FOOD

  • NO GRAPHIC DEPICTIONS OF ABUSE

  • NOTHING DIVISIVE OR DISCRIMINATORY

GENRES WE ACCEPT

ABOUT GDL

White Hydrangeas

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. 

Grande Dame NEW Logo Only Small.jpg

WHY, THANK YOU.

White Hydrangeas

JAMI HUNT-WILLIAMS

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

White Hydrangeas

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.

White Hydrangeas

JOANNA MARSH

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

FOLLOW GRANDE DAME LITERARY

  • Instagram
  • Facebook
  • Twitter