Literary Magazines

Literary Magazines: adda, Agbowo, Efiko, Omenana

Agbowo, adda, Efiko, and Omenana are literary magazines that are currently available for your reading pleasure.


adda contributors
adda contributors

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, Jay McKenzie, Trevor Corkum, Shih-Li Kow, Usama Lali, and Deborah Lee Matthews

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Agbowó is a platform dedicated to the curation of literary and visual art from across Africa since its establishment in 2017.

The current issue edited by Adedayo Agarau features the writing of Valerie Chatindo, Divine Inyang, Solomon Hamza, Joseph Akins, Noni R. Mwangi, Michael Imossan, Aishat Yahkub, Fatihah Quadri Eniola, Jide Badmus, Choolwe Lubaya, Zaynab Iliyasu Bobi, and Elias Udo-Ochi.

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Efiko Magazine

Efiko, founded by Ladi Opaluwa and Oris Aigbokhaevbolo, is an online literary magazine with a focus on Africa as both place and perspective. It is the definitive publication for bookish folks interested in Africa.

The second issue has contributions from Akìgbógun Olúwatúnmiṣe Michael, Amina Akinola, Chiemeziem Everest Udochukwu, Chimezie Chika, Chinua Ezenwa-Ohaeto, Fadairo Tesleem, Ifeanyichukwu Eze, Mujahid Ameen Lilo, Othuke Umukoro, Rumbi Munochiveyi, Shitta Faruq, and Ucheoma Onwutuebe.

Click here for the latest issue.


Omenana, a tri-monthly speculative fiction e-magazine, is open to submissions from writers from Africa and the African Diaspora.

The new edition of the magazine edited by Mazi Nwonwu features writing from among others Masimba Musodza, Mame Diene, Michelle Iruobe, Mwanabibi Sikao, and Uchechukwu Nwaka.

Read the edition of the magazine by clicking here.



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