Kweli is an online quarterly that celebrates cultural kinships and the role of the literary imagination in writing. Our contributors come from many countries and include acclaimed writers like Angie Cruz, Camille Dungy, Martin Espada, Santee Frazier, Cristina Garcia, Lorna Goodison, Victor LaValle, Ed Pavlic, Chika Unigwe, Neela Vaswani and others. Kweli guest editors include Jeffery Renard Allen, Jennine Capó Crucet and Danielle Evans.
Kweli Journal is a small community. We launched as a biannual journal in December 2009. Since our humble beginnings, Kweli has grown into a multifaceted community organization that offers numerous writing opportunities, including an Annual Writers Conference, Professional Development Workshops, and our Kweli Scholars program.
It has been particularly gratifying to see so many of the students who have passed through Kweli’s professional development programming go on to volunteer to work on the journal as readers, editors and bloggers. This is how we can continue to grow and build community.