RED LIGHT LIT IS A READING SERIES AND SMALL PRESS FOUNDED IN 2013.
Founded by women for women. Red Light Lit is devoted to writers, artists, and musicians who explore love, relationships, sexuality, identity, and gender. Since our founding in 2013, we have published 10 literary journals and produced over 100 live shows(including in Austin, Chicago, Los Angeles, Portland, San Francisco, and Seattle). In 2019, Red Light Lit published the poetry anthology Love Is the Drug & Other Dark Poems; and in 2020, it published Unearth [The Flowers] by Thea Matthews, its first single-author poetry collection.
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ABOUT THE EDITOR
Jennifer Lewis is a writer and the Editor in Chief of Red Light Lit. She has created a platform where emerging and established writers can explore love relationships and sexuality without misogyny.
Her short story, "A New Low," was the winner of the Nomadic Press Bindle Award in 2018. In June 2017, she was the 1st runner-up for the Los Angeles Review Creative Non-Fiction Award for "Holy Communion." Her fiction has been published in Cosmonaut's Avenue, ENTROPY, Fourteen Hills Press, Midnight Breakfast, The Los Angeles Press, sPARKLE & bLINK, X-Ray Literary Magazine. She received her MFA in creative writing from San Francisco State University in May 2015 and was the recipient of the Leo Litwak Award for creative non-fiction in 2012 and for fiction in 2015. She teaches at The Writing Salon in San Francisco.
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