Afros & Audio publishes in both audio and “audio-video” and is a fiction and non-fiction market.



Afros & Audio welcomes submissions from podcasters of the African Diaspora. Our goal is to publish voices that reflect the diversity of the diasporic human experience.

Where to submit

Please submit your audio files through our Submission page

Submission Guidelines
All files must be submitted through our submission form and include:

  • Name

  • Email

  • Title

  • Synopsis

  • Genre

Audio Submission Guidelines

  • Submit an existing link or upload your submission(s) as MP3 or WAV file(s)

  • Submit up to five (5) sound files totaling no more than 30 MB.

Audio-Video Submission Guidelines

  • Submit an existing link or Upload your submission(s) as M4V, MP4, MPG, AVI, or MOV files

  • Submit up to three (3) audio-video files totaling no more than 800 MB.

Please email any submissions inquiries to
Please note that a contract between audio owner(s) and FWD Movement, LLC must be completed prior to publication on 

For ready to post audio files there is no additional editing, unless clearly requested. 

If files require editing please, indicate “How we can help” prior to submitting the submission form. Please note that service fees are associated and certain requirements will apply. 

Creative Commons Licensing
All content on this site is copyrighted by FWD Movement, LLC, or by the individual authors whose work we’re publishing. The sound files are published by us under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license, the full text of which can be found here:

What this means, in short, is that it is legal to share any or all of these sound files in their entirety, but illegal for third parties to profit from them, or modify them in any way to create derivative works. Afros & Audio a subsidiary of FWD Movement, LLC must be contacted prior to reproduction. 

Afros & Audio is produced and distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.

Submitted audio must be owned by the author. Afros & Audio will not post any audio files that are in violation of copyright infringement.

Submitting Online
We are now only accepting submissions via our online submission management system. Submissions via postal mail or email will be discarded without response. 

To submit online, please use the submission management system.

Notifications and Queries

Expect five to six weeks for a decision. Queries should be sent via email. They should include:

  • Your name.

  • The date, genre, and title of the submission.

  • The title of the Call for Submissions to which you are responding, if applicable.


Contributor Incentives Upon publication, contributors receive notification and lifetime membership into the Afros & Audio family (perks TBA).

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