The Lit List is committed to recognizing and awarding the outstanding work of photographers who are womxn, femmes, trans, non-binary people of color, or otherwise marginalized artists.
Frustrated with the photo awards scene and determined to uplift our own, the Authority Collective, in partnership with Diversify.Photo, has created a merit-based list of photographers in response to the consistent lack of recognition of marginalized artists.
Nominations came from other photographers as well as photo editors, reps, and visual, art and creative directors. The jury consists of industry decision-makers of color and allies — including Zora J Murff of Strange Fire Collective, Paloma Shutes of California Sunday magazine, Siobhán Bohnacker of The New Yorker, and Noelle Flores-Theard of Magnum Foundation.
The Lit List proudly showcases the work of 30 must-watch image-makers who have flown under the industry’s radar.