What is beestung:
beestung is a quarterly online micro-magazine for non-binary and two-spirit writers and readers, with an emphasis on intracommunity sensibilities. beestung resists the canon and all forms of bigotry, and is entirely volunteer-run under the imprint of Sundress Press, a 501(c)3 non-profit.
beestung publishes poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, hybrids, and art by creators who fall under the non-binary umbrella, with specific attention to historically underrepresented writers.
beestung will never charge a submission fee.
What your contribution creates:
100% of your tax-deductible donations that will go to funding our quarterly.
You will ensure that each and every one of our writers and artists gets paid.
You will help to sustain our hosting for two years as a paying outlet, with a modest budget for spreading the word about beestung.
Your gift today will ensure we never have to charge a submission fee.
Help us fund a new home for writing that buzzes, stings, and drips with sweetness.
Who's behind beestung?
Sarah Clark is a disabled two-spirit Nanticoke editor, writer, and cultural consultant. They are Editor-in-Chief and Poetry Editor at Anomaly, Co-Editor of The Queer Movement Anthology (Seagull Books, 2021), a reader at The Atlas Review and Doubleback Books, and an Editorial Board member at Sundress Press. She's edited folios for publications, including Anomaly‘s GLITTERBRAIN folio and a folio on Indigenous & Decolonial Futures & Futurisms, Drunken Boat’s folios on Sound Art, “Desire & Interaction,” and a collection of global indigenous art and literature, First Peoples, Plural. They were co-editor of Apogee Journal‘s #NoDAPL #Still Here folio, and Apogee's series WE OUTLAST EMPIRE and Place[meant]. Sarah is a former Executive Board member at VIDA and former Editor-in-Chief of VIDA Review. Sarah freelances, and has worked with a number of literary and arts publications and organizations, including the Best of the Net anthology, contemptorary, Curious Specimens, Glass Poetry's #WritersResist, Apogee Journal, CapsuleCrit, Blackbird, the Paris Review, and elsewhere.