Wahida Clark Presents Innovative Publishing is accepting manuscripts for publishing consideration! We prioritize BIPOC and marginalized authors for fiction, non-fiction, and science fiction/fantasy submissions. 

Wahida Clark Presents Innovative Publishing is an African American publishing company established in 2008, specializing in urban fiction, hip-hop street fiction, and Black science fiction/fantasy.

Please submit the first thirty (30) pages of your fiction manuscript. The manuscript must fall under one or more of the following genres:

  • Urban Literature
  • Urban Romance
  • Crime Fiction
  • Young Adult Urban Fiction
  • Street Literature

Please submit the first thirty (30) pages of your non-fiction manuscript. The manuscript should fall under one or more of the following genres:

  • Memoir/Autobiography
  • Self-help
  • Spirituality
  • How-to

Please submit the first thirty (30) pages of your science fiction/fantasy manuscript. The manuscript should fall under one or more of the following genres:

  • BIPOC Science Fiction
  • BIPOC Fantasy
  • Young Adult Science Fiction/Fantasy

Are you unsure of whether or not your manuscript is ready for publication? Are there particular areas of writing that you generally struggle with and need guidance on? The experienced editorial team at Wahida Clark Presents Innovative Publishing encourages you to submit your work for an editorial critique! This avenue is perfect for new writers who need help organizing their thoughts and would like a professional review of their initial work. This is also an amazing opportunity for experienced writers who are ready for an in-depth analysis of structure, originality, literary devices, and more before seeking publication! The editorial critique offers insight on multiple aspects of the manuscript, including but not limited to:

  • Style
  • Storyline
  • Structure
  • Characterization
  • Dialogue
  • Marketability

We accept partial manuscript submissions (up to 12K words) for editorial critique from the following genres:

  • Urban Fiction
  • Romance
  • Crime Fiction
  • Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Memoir/Autobiography
  • Self-help
  • Spirituality
  • How-to

We look forward to receiving your work and helping you grow as a writer!

Wahida Clark Presents Innovative Publishing