Diamond Braxton is a queer, mixed-race Black-Chicana writer and editor pursuing an MFA at Texas State. She is a Best of the Net and Best Microfiction nominee and has work published in The Forge, Stanchion, Alebrijes Review, Rejection Letters, The Acentos Review, Hellebore Press and is also a Tin House 21′ Alum. She has a microchap forthcoming with Belle Point Press (2023) and is 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.
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.