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NEW! Nov. 8, 2021 — 3LBE print anthology Volume VIII (issues 29–32) is coming Nov. 30, featuring 24 stories, 41 new interior illustrations. Pre-order now in the store.

Oct. 30, 2021 — Open call for submissions. We are especially interested in BIPOC writers, LGBTQIA+ writers, and writers from around the world. Visit our submission guidelines.

Aug. 24, 2021 — Issue 33 is live today. Read the first two stories online, or buy the full ebook.

May 18, 2021 — Volume VII print anthology (issues 25–28) is here. Order now in the store.

April 26, 2021 — We’ve added a list of 3LBE fiction with audio recordings. (A podcast feed is in the works).

Nov. 24, 2020 — The new Issue 32 is live today. Read stories 1 & 2 online, or buy the full ebook.

June 5, 2020 — Visit our store. Half of our 2020 sales will be donated to Black Lives Matter organizations.


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3LBE Volume VIII print anthology is coming soon. Pre-Order now in the store
3LBE Volume VIII cover


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