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The Black Creatives Mentorship introduces aspiring Black authors to the ins-and-outs of the publishing industry through one-on-one mentorship and programming with other industry professionals designed to develop their networking skills and hone their craft.

Phoebe was chosen as a mentee for submitting her unpublished novel Lost Girls.


Phoebe Angaye's screenplay was published in Spellbinder Quarterly. The link to buy the print magazine is hyperlinked above.

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Rhythm & Beat won Book Pipeline's 2022 Unpublished contest in the Young Adult Category. It is linked above.

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A one page film pitch of Rhythm & Beat was a semi finalist in the 2022 TITAN Awards. It is linked above.

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The first chapter of Phoebe's work was selected by NYT Bestselling Author Melissa de la Cruz as the first place winner of the Voyage YA's Spring 2021 First Chapters Contest. It is linked above.

The announcement declaring Phoebe as the first place winner can be found here. Melissa de la Cruz said this about the work:  “The voice here is amazing, just so vital and real and modern and jumps off the page.”

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The short story is linked above. It is published in the Black Superwoman Chronicles.

Sleep Aquarium is now defunct. You can read Once Upon A Dream here.

Once Upon A Dream was featured in Sleep Aquarium's second issue, Lucidity.

Information about Sleep Aquarium can be found here.

The flash fiction entry for Frisco Public Library’s 2019 Flash Fiction Writing Contest is hyperlinked above.

Phoebe's flash fiction was published in the Flash Fiction Writing Contest 2019 e-book anthology, and listed in Frisco Public Library's online catalog along with the previous years’ anthologies. 

As a winner, Phoebe was honored during at the Spring Writers’ and Illustrators’ Reception on Saturday, May 11 2019.

The entry for the competition was Phoebe Angaye's now finished novel, Era of the Zodiac.

This is also talked about here, in 'Roos in the News.

The Reedsy article about the competition is linked above.

The essay is linked above.

The following links contain information about the event:

Publisher Weekly Article

Essay Prompt

Event Information


Adam Silvera (center), Phoebe Angaye (after Adam), and then Dhonielle Clayton (second from r.), and I.W. Gregorio at the the exclusive We Need Diverse Books/TTBF essay contest reception.

Phoebe was one of the essay winners who won the Texas Teen Book Festival which was hosted with the  We Need Diverse Books in 2017. The event put winners face to face with professionals in the publishing industry in the form of a group discussion. Phoebe (along with other winners) engaged with the hosts about strategies for creating inclusiveness in the publishing world. 

The short story "How to Be Beautiful," is featured in Best of Sprout: Issue 1; pg 15 above.

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