Category: Literary Magazines

  • Literary Magazines: Baladi, Debunk, Pepper Coast Lit, Will This Be a Problem

    Literary Magazines: Baladi, Debunk, Pepper Coast Lit, Will This Be a Problem

    New editions of Baladi, Will This Be a Problem, Debunk Quarterly, and Pepper Coast Lit are available for your reading pleasure. Baladi Magazine Baladi بلدي is an Arabic word that means my home or my country. It connotes folk and indigenous culture for Earthdwellers at home and in the diaspora. Baladi Magazine is a home…

  • New Journal, Debunk Quarterly, launches in Nairobi

    New Journal, Debunk Quarterly, launches in Nairobi

    Debunk Quarterly, a new journal from Kenyan media outfit Debunk, launched at the Alliance Française Nairobi on Tuesday, February 13, 2024. Also read: Debunk Barbara Achermann Fellowship recipients announced. On Tuesday evening, Nairobi residents were treated to the launch of the newest literary journal in town, Debunk Quarterly. It was a colourful evening of literary…

  • Literary Magazines: Agbowo, Fiyah, Weganda, Writers Project of Ghana

    Literary Magazines: Agbowo, Fiyah, Weganda, Writers Project of Ghana

    New editions of Agbowo, Fiyah, Weganda, and the Journal of the Writers Project of Ghana are available for your reading pleasure. Agbowo Agbowó is a platform dedicated to the curation of literary and visual art from across Africa since its establishment in 2017. Currently on offer is the “Woman Edition” guest edited by Kechi Nomu…

  • Literary platform Afrolivresque returns bigger and better.

    Literary platform Afrolivresque returns bigger and better.

    Afrolivresque, the literary platform founded by Acèle Nadale in 2015, has had a makeover and is taking 2024 by storm.   In 2015, the online magazine Afrolivresque.com, a platform supporting African writing was founded by Cameroonian-born Germany-based Acèle Nadale. For the last nine years, Afrolivresque was the go-to resource for knowledge on what was happening…

  • 9 African Literary Magazines to tide you over January

    9 African Literary Magazines to tide you over January

    Nine literary magazines from across Africa you can read to tide you over January, the longest month of the year. 2024 is here and you have decided that as part of your resolutions, this is the year that you will read more. With the cost-of-living crisis that we are all living through, it can be difficult…

  • Jahazi Journal Edition 11 launches in Nairobi.

    Jahazi Journal Edition 11 launches in Nairobi.

    The eleventh edition of the Jahazi Journal with the theme “Perspective of Theatre Practice in Kenya” launched in Nairobi on Wednesday, October 25, 2023. Jahazi is an arts & culture journal that builds bridges between theory & practice founded by late performing artist, director, playwright, storyteller, poet, and academic Bantu Mwaura in 2006. The eleventh…

  • Literary Magazines: Jalada, Johannesburg Review of Books, Ipikai, Weganda

    Literary Magazines: Jalada, Johannesburg Review of Books, Ipikai, Weganda

    New editions of Jalada, Johannesburg Review of Books, Ipikai, and Weganda are available for your reading pleasure. Jalada Jalada Africa is a pan-African writers’ collective, with the aim of publishing literature by African authors regularly founded in 2014. Their latest issue is a translations project lead by Wanjeri Gakuru and artwork is by Marziya Mohammedali.…

  • Literary Magazines: Imbiza, Doek, Transition, Masobe Quarterly

    Literary Magazines: Imbiza, Doek, Transition, Masobe Quarterly

    Imbiza, Doek, Transition, and Masobe Quarterly are literary magazines that are currently available for your reading pleasure. Imbiza The Imbiza Journal is a publishing platform for creative writing, criticism, academic writing, and intellectual engagement for African thinkers, cultural workers, and activists based in South Africa. The latest issues, published in September, has legendary writer Sindiwe…

  • Literary Magazines: adda, Agbowo, Efiko, Omenana

    Literary Magazines: adda, Agbowo, Efiko, Omenana

    Agbowo, adda, Efiko, and Omenana are literary magazines that are currently available for your reading pleasure. adda adda is an online literary magazine that publishes creative work by writers from countries of the Commonwealth. The latest edition has contributions writers from the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2023 shortlist like Dennis Kikira, Buke Abduba, Michael Boyd,…

  • Literary Magazines: Berkiab, Ipikai, Libretto, Souffles

    Literary Magazines: Berkiab, Ipikai, Libretto, Souffles

    Berkiab, Ipikai, Libretto, and Souffles are literary magazines that are currently available for your reading pleasure. Berkiab Magazine Berkiab Magazine is a magazine from the Republic of Congo edited by Sarah Nkouma with contributions from among others Merveille Nkouma, David Okolokwe, Gustave Sorgho, Bessy Francoise, and Lionel, Kiminou. Click here for the issue. Ipikai Ipikai,…

  • Literary Magazines: Lolwe, Pepper Coast Lit, Arablit Quarterly, Umukarago

    Literary Magazines: Lolwe, Pepper Coast Lit, Arablit Quarterly, Umukarago

    Lolwe, Pepper Coast Lit, Arablit Quarterly, and Umukarago are literary magazines that are currently available for your reading pleasure. Umukarago The Rwandan chapter of Writers Space Africa (WSA-R) has launched a literary magazine titled “Umukarago.” The first issue is out and presents a stunning collection of works by Rwandan and Rwanda-based writers and poets. The…

  • Literary Magazines: Doek, Ibua, Isele, Iskanchi

    Literary Magazines: Doek, Ibua, Isele, Iskanchi

    Doek, Isele, Iskanchi, and Ibua are all literary magazines that are currently available for your reading pleasure Doek Doek! Literary Magazine (Doek!) is a free, independent, and Pan-African online literary magazine produced in Windhoek, Namibia. It publishes short fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and visual art from Namibia, Africa, and the African diaspora. The current edition features…

  • Literary Magazines: Decolonial Passage, Maroko, Libretto, Johannesburg Review

    Literary Magazines: Decolonial Passage, Maroko, Libretto, Johannesburg Review

    Maroko, the Decolonial Passage, Libretto Magazine, and the Johannesburg Review of Books are currently available for your reading pleasure. the Decolonial Passage Decolonial Passage, founded in 2020, features writers of all backgrounds engaged in the decolonial project, regardless of the writer’s race, origin, gender, disability, or geographical location. The second issue of the magazine features…

  • Literary Magazines: Kikwetu, Pepper Coast, Isele, and Tampered Press

    Literary Magazines: Kikwetu, Pepper Coast, Isele, and Tampered Press

    Kikwetu Journal, Pepper Coast Lit, Isele Magazine, and Tampered Press are currently available for your reading pleasure. Kikwetu Journal Kikwetu is an annual online literary journal that publishes both new and established writers from East Africa and beyond in English and Swahili. The current edition has contributions from among others Moses Abukutsa, Florence Onyango, Raheem…

  • Literary Magazines: Lolwe, Yaba Left Review, ArabLit Quarterly, Imbiza

    Literary Magazines: Lolwe, Yaba Left Review, ArabLit Quarterly, Imbiza

    Lolwe, Yaba Left Review, ArabLit Quarterly, and Imbiza Journal are currently available for your reading pleasure. Yaba Left Review Yaba Left Review is an online periodical dedicated to the publication of works that combine mastery of craft with fresh perspectives on the human condition. The publication’s managing editor is Adeola Opeyemi and its editors Socrates…