Category: Literary Magazines

  • Literary Magazines: PREE, Joburg Review, Lounloun, Journal of West Indian Literature

    Literary Magazines: PREE, Joburg Review, Lounloun, Journal of West Indian Literature

    New editions of PREE, Johannesburg Review of Books, Lounloun, and Journal of West Indian Literature are available for your reading pleasure. Johannesburg Review of Books The Johannesburg Review of Books is an independent literary review that publishes reviews, essays, poetry, photographs, and short fiction from South Africa, Africa, and beyond. The latest edition features contributions…

  • Literary Magazines: A Long House, Lolwe, Akewi, Ubwali

    Literary Magazines: A Long House, Lolwe, Akewi, Ubwali

    New editions of A Long House, Lolwe, Akewi, and Ubwali are now available for your reading pleasure. A Long House A Long House is a new frontier for African and black expression, literature, and critical discourse founded in 2020. The newest edition with the theme “Connections” has contributions from Olumide Manuel, Hope Joseph, Abu Bakr…

  • Literary Magazines: Arablit Quarterly, Omenana, Plough Shares, Women in Islam

    Literary Magazines: Arablit Quarterly, Omenana, Plough Shares, Women in Islam

    New editions of Arablit Quarterly, Omenana Magazine Plough Shares Women in Islam Journal are available for your reading pleasure. Arablit Quarterly ArabLit Quarterly is a literary magazine that brings together Arabic literature, essays, wordplay, art, music, and food in translation, founded in 2018.  In the latest edition, ArabLit Quarterly and Gaza’s Majalla 28 come together…

  • Literary Magazines: Bakwa, Fiyah, Maroko, Michigan Quarterly Review

    Literary Magazines: Bakwa, Fiyah, Maroko, Michigan Quarterly Review

    New editions of Bakwa, Fiyah, Maroko, and the Michigan Quarterly Review are available for your reading pleasure. Bakwa Magazine Bakwa is an online and print literary magazine based in Yaoundé, Cameroon founded by Dzekashu MacViban in 2011. The eleventh edition with the theme “When Love is a Scream” assembles stories, essays, poetry, and translation that…

  • Opportunities for writers and poets for April 2024.

    Opportunities for writers and poets for April 2024.

    In our continuing series, we share opportunities for those who wish to submit work be it poetry, prose, or other related arts in April 2024. These callouts are divided into education (MFAs, Fellowships, residencies), opportunity hubs, journals, and prizes. If you have any callouts, please share in the comments. Education (MFAs, Fellowships, residencies). Opportunity hubs…

  • Literary Magazines: Poetic Africa, Joburg Review, JAY Lit, Shallow Tales Review

    Literary Magazines: Poetic Africa, Joburg Review, JAY Lit, Shallow Tales Review

    New editions of literary magazines Poetic Africa, The Johannesburg Review, JAY Lit, The Shallow Tales Review are available for your reading pleasure. Poetic Africa Poetic Africa is a literary magazine published by Writers Space Africa showcasing rich and diverse poetry in English, Kiswahili, and French from all over Africa to the world. The latest edition…

  • Ubwali, Zambia’s newest literary magazine, launches

    Ubwali, Zambia’s newest literary magazine, launches

    Ubwali, a new literary magazine founded by Mubanga Kalimamukwento, Mbozi Haimbe, and Fiske Nyirongo, launched on Saturday, February 24, 2024. Zambia is the home of great writers like Ellen Banda-Aaku, Namwali Serpell, Mubanga Kalimamukwento, Natasha Omokhodion-Kalulu Banda, Dambisa Moyo, Kafula Mwila, Mbozi Haimbe among many others. It is also the home of literary awards like…

  • 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…