ARTE NOIR is currently accepting editorial content suggestions and talent to serve as guest writers for our monthly editorial content and newsletter. Is there a local, national, or international Black artist, maker, or organization you would like to see take the top spotlight in our publication? Would you like to be the author of said spotlight? Selected writers will be paid a stipend for their pieces and featured in an issue of ARTE NOIR. We also welcome guest writer suggestions.  

Basic Guidelines for Guest Editorial Writers

  • Final articles are not to exceed 1500 words
  • High-resolution photos with photo credits are required to accompany the article
  • Writer also requested to submit a personal headshot 
  • ARTE NOIR pays guest writers $650 (USD) for finished and published articles
  • ARTE NOIR reserves the right to make editing and copy suggestions/changes for each submission.  Writer will receive all editing/copy notes prior to publication.
  • Publication and submission deadlines are established by the ARTE NOIR editorial team

Guest Writers are required to agree to the following:

  • No copyright, trademark infringement, or other non verified information has been included in the submission
  • Information included in the article is true and contains no false statements
  • Writer is engaged as an independent contractor and is not presented as an employee of ARTE NOIR  
  • Final product is commissioned specifically by ARTE NOIR and may only appear in other formats after full disclosure to ARTE NOIR, and where appropriate with express permission from ARTE NOIR
  • ARTE NOIR reserves the right to reprint article in any partner publications and will notify writer when/if additional publication occurs
  • No additional compensation will be paid to writer 
  • Writer agrees to hold ARTE NOIR harmless should any disputes arise as a result of the written article
  • This agreement constitutes final permission for ARTE NOIR to use provided images and written words in the publication, in reporting to grantors and funders, and reasonable promotion
We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.