Currently accepting submissions for our third issue!

 

Click below to download a copy of the second issue!

 

Las Bien Acompañadas

 Krystall Escobedo

 

(Co-Editor, Co-Founder) 

A Texas native transplanted in Ithaca NY, Krystall Escobedo is a writer, co-editor of Bien Acompañada, radio DJ, cultural organizer, and all around creative with their hands in too many jars. Writing has been their longest creative pursuit. They believe in the power of elevating one another and highlighting each other’s successes in creation. Every creation is a birth, and this year has been filled with painful, hard, and beautiful labor. They would like to encourage creative births from all underheard voices and honor our unique collective beauty & struggle.

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Gabriela Lopez

 

(Co-Editor, Co-Founder)

Proudly hailing from El Paso, Texas (aka El Chuco), I am a bordertown hija del...¡desierto! A self-described nopal, in scarcity and drought I can bear sweet fruit. I'm an activist, a violinist, a zinester,

and a guerrera, 

musing with rhyming verses

pa' sacar los sentimientos

p'afuera.

Mission statement

A space by mujeres where we talk about the intricacies of existing as Latinx. We aim to raise all brown, queer, fat, femme, poor & other oppressed voices of la diaspora and honor our stories through art. Basically, we have too many feels so we make art.

 
Zines
(Click to download)
Sana Sana ¿Y Cuando Es Mañana?
Issue 1

Voices of Central America

Issue 2

 
FAQ
  • Who can submit?

Anyone who identifies as Latinx regardless of ability, gender,  sexual orientation, and/or socio-economic status. However, there may be zine issues dedicated to raising specific voices within (i.e undocuqueer voices). Check call for submission specifications carefully.

  • How do I submit?

 

Send your submissions to bienacompanadapress@gmail.com In the subject line, tell us your preferred name (as you'd like it printed), where you’re from, and the title of your piece. Please include a short bit about yourself. We want to know who you are! 

  • What can I submit?

We accept original work. Text submissions should be in pdf, word doc, or google doc format. Please limit short stories & essays to 500 words or less.

 

Art submissions should be in jpg or png and should include a short description of the piece. Include titles for all. 

Include trigger warnings, if appropriate. Identifying triggers lets readers know there is potentially distressing material. Let’s care for each other & use the following trigger warnings:

  • Ableism

  • Abuse (including animal abuse)

  • Anxiety

  • Border Violence / Narco and cartel mentions

  • Child Sexual Abuse

  • Cissexism / Cisnormativity

  • Depression

  • Drugs / Alcohol

  • Dysphoria

  • Eating Disorders

  • Gore

  • Guns

  • Homophobia

  • Human Trafficking/ Kidnapping

  • Military/ Police

  • Misogyny

  • Murder

  • Racism

  • Rape

  • Self-Injury

  • Sexism

  • Sexual Assault

  • Slavery

  • Suicide

  • Terrorism

  • Transphobia

  • Violence

 
 
Contact

You can email us at bienacompanadapress@gmail.com, through any of our social media platforms, or by sending us a message below. 

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