short stories. essays. melanin.
Launched in December 2018, midnight & indigo is a literary magazine dedicated to short stories and narrative essays by Black female writers. We exist to make a meaningful contribution to the Black literary tradition, and provide a space amplify and elevate our stories and voices in media. We publish content in print and digital formats.
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Ianna A. Small | Founder & Editor in Chief
Ianna is the creator of midnight & indigo, a love letter to Black women like herself, who long to reach the pinnacle of their purpose. A proud graduate of Syracuse University, she has 20+ years of experience developing partnerships, distribution, and content marketing initiatives for media brands. An avid fan of Black and South Indian literature, and all things The Golden Girls + Michelle Obama, she dreams of one day running m&i from a lounge chair overlooking the archipelagos of Santorini.