Diamond Braxton is a queer, mixed-race Black-Chicana writer and editor pursuing an MFA at Texas State. She has work published or forthcoming in Best Microfiction 2023, Sundress Publication’s Best of the Net anthology, The ForgeStanchion, Hellebore Press, and others. She is a Lamda Literary retreat fellow (2023) and a Tin House 21′ workshop alum. She has a microchap with Belle Point Press (Series #9) and is the Founder of Abode Press, the Editor in Chief for Defunkt Magazine, and a Copy Editor for the Porter House Review.

I offer affordable editing and book design services for self-publishing writers, nonprofits, and small presses.

novella editing
Editorial Services
short story editing
Book Cover Design / Layout

Recent News/Work

Best of Net & Best Microfiction Awards!!


Diamond Braxton’s two award-winning pieces are being published with Belle Point Press in their microchap series. Find her short story “Sugar Rush” (selected for Sundress Publication’s Best of the Net anthology) and her microfiction piece “A Piece of You” (selected for Best Microfiction 2023) in Belle Point Press’s Microchap series here.

Porter House Pod: A Talk on Book Bans


Join Derrick as he interviews Texas State MFA candidate Diamond Braxton about the growing trend of book bans across the country. They discuss how censorship impacts marginalized writers and students, as well as the importance of storytelling for these communities. Listen to the episode here.

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